Nickel Plate 765 flies through Tinley Park on Sundays first run of the Joliet Rocket to the city on a terrific morning in the Chicagoland area.
NKP 765 brings the Joliet Rocket east to Chicago.
Somewhere on the Jersey Central, destination Jim Thorpe, PA. The low rail joint evident here was unfortunately very common on the bankrupt northeastern railroads. At the apparent speed here, the p... (more)
Slumbering Giants: Former NKP and High Iron Company berkshire #759 and Grand Trunk Western #6039 sleep peacefully within the Steamtown roundhouse. Perhaps one day these hulking giants of steam wil... (more)
765 makes its way past Indigo Lake Station.
5 Akron Police officers pose for pictures with 765.
An inbound Metra train arrives into La Salle Street Station in Chicago, Illinois as Nickel Plate Road 2-8-4 No. 765 departs the station for Joliet with the "Joliet Rocket" on June 18, 20... (more)
It's always cause for celebration when NKP 765 comes to town.
Readying the Rocket! The Fort Wayne Railroad Historical Society's former Nickel Plate Railroad Berkshire 765 (2-8-4) has a full tender and is ready to roll for a full day of live mainline steam on... (more)
As the Fort Wayne Railroad Historical Society former Nickel Plate Railroad 2-8-4 Berkshire #765 leads the afternoon trip of the Joliet Rocket to LaSalle Street Station in Chicago, IL on 6/17/2017... (more)
The Joliet Rocket's first inbound trip to the city rolls through New Lenox Sunday June 18th.
City railfanning is always fun, especially in Chicago. Buildings of different shapes and sizes can create various shadows, contrasts, and even lighting. Nowadays, most if not all of the train traf... (more)
Looming high is the Sears Tower in the background as Nickel Plate Road "Berkshire" 2-8-4 No. 765 sits at La Salle Street Station in downtown Chicago, Illinois on June 18, 2017 with the J... (more)
NKP 765 brings a few gondolas and passenger cars west for excursions in Chicago in June.
NKP 765 Passing the Last NKP Signals in Hammond after a Weekend in Chicago.