NKP #765 struts her stuff in the Lehigh Gorge. In this scene she's southbound on the Reading & Northern's former CNJ right of way, creating a celebratory smoke ring ahead of her arrival at Jim Th... (more)
Families, railfans, and photographers gather along the former CNJ and Lehigh railroad right of ways inside the Lehigh Gorge Park to catch Nickel Plate #765 as she storms north while en route from ... (more)
Well - that sure as heck ain't R&N #425! Fort Wayne Railroad Historical Society's Nickel Plate #765 finds its way back into Pennsylvania in the Summer of 2015. Captured here crossing the Lehigh ... (more)
Reading & Northern's shiny 4-6-2 takes a spin on the turntable at Jim Thorpe in preparation for the return trip to Port Clinton. Thanks to Mitch Goldman for getting me here! (Long story, but it... (more)
After dropping off a crew member 425 proceeds forward to make way for the crews to move the coaches around.
The disciples watch as the deity is groomed in the uniquely named Jim Thorpe PA. Where once endless trains of Pennsylvania's black wealth were prepared for the journey through New Jersey to New Yo... (more)
After spinning the train in Pittston, the Lehigh Gorge Special returns to Jim Thorpe for a layover before taking on the final leg of the trip back to Allentown.
Jim Thorpe is one of the most scenic towns in the northeastern United States. The only thing that could make the town even better is a visit by a genuine Lima built S-2 class 2-8-4 Berkshire. This... (more)
The Stampede Pass is an ex NP dome car that is mid-restoration. It provided First Class seating for this weekend's NKP 765 trips.
Nickel Plate Road No. 765 leads an Allentown-Pittston Junction round trip north through the Lehigh Gorge on Norfolk Southern trackage. This was the second of two trips held during the weekend.
NKP 765 owned by the Fort Wayne Railroad Historical Society makes a fantastic entrance into Jim Thorpe PA. Here their passengers will detrain for 1.5 hours to explore the picturesque city.
NKP #765 heads north through Glen Onoko in the Lehigh Gorge State Park.
NS 957 with the NKP 765 heads through Glen Onoko Park
NKP #765 has just ducked under the COAL interlocking signals in the Lehigh Gorge State Park. #765 would lay over in Jim Thorpe for an hour and a half before beginning the trip back to Allentown.
While chasing 765 today. The Reading and Northern bike train arrives for it's trip