In a blaze of glory, a Norfolk Southern steam special featuring NKP #765 continues West passing through Thompsonville at sunrise while en route to Lewistown, PA.
Norfolk Southern and the Fort Wayne Historical Society get off to an early predawn start passing through Duncannon at 5:56 AM en route to Lewistown. Once there, elated passengers will board for a... (more)
NKP #765 passes CP Leets on it's way to Conway Yards after the deadhead from Enola, PA.
765 makes its way back down the mountain for the final time on the Horseshoe Curve Special.
17 years ago today, I lost a person very influential in building the base for my love of trains. My grandfather passed away in 1996. fast forward 17 years, i get to experience 765 in all its majes... (more)
Another day and another run-by past hundreds of fans at Mifflin Station.
Just north of Mapleton, in Birdville, PA, the population suddenly increased as the chasing caravan arrived.
A farmer graciously allowed us to use his field for a shot of NKP 765 passing under the former Pennsy signal bridge at Newport, PA
Having dropped off it's passengers in Lewistown the NKP 765 heads for Enola to prep for the next day's trip.
Our first shot of a glorious weekend chasing 765.
NKP 765 struts it's stuff as scores of railfans and locals wait at the brickyard crossing west of Altoona.
Nickle Plate Road 765 passes the early morning photo line at Mifflin, PA. Its day two of the Horseshoe Curve excursions and the chase is on.
Saturday's Altoona Horseshoe Curve excursion has just eased past the old AR tower. It is slowing to a stop to allow for the diesels to take over during the descent of the Slide on its way back to ... (more)
NKP 765 crawls along, knocking down the signal at MIFFLIN on its Westbound deadhead towards Lewistown after sunrise.
Nickel Plate Road Berkshire #765 blasts under the MPPT 227 Pennsylvania Railroad Signals at Fostoria Pennsylvania.