NKP 765 Smoking through Hobart,IN on its Return Trip to Fort Wayne after doing 4 Trips of the Joliet Rocket in Chicago over Fathers Day Weekend.
NKP 765 storms through the Rock Island signal bridge at Robbins with the Joliet Rocket on Fathers Day.
On its second day of excursions, NKP 765 leads the Joliet Rocket east under the vintage Rock Island searchlights in Robbins. In this day and age, to see a steam engine passing under these vintage ... (more)
Chicago, circa 765
The Joliet Rocket storms East towards Chicago, passing under the Rock Island Searchlight Singals, with NKP Berkshire 765 leading the way. This is the first Nickel Plate steam locomotive to run the... (more)
NKP 765 leads the Joliet Rocket east passing by some of the remaining searchlights on the old Rock Island mainline
Today a very special visitor paid the Joliet area a visit. NKP 765 leads the Joliet Rocket Eastbound under Marley Rd in New Lenox. This is the first time a steam engine has traveled this portion o... (more)
Trains don't go places without people. Operations Manager and engineer Zach Hall has spent much of his life around the 765 - not to mention a handful of other steam locomotives throughout the coun... (more)
Hostler Brian Smith looks every bit the part as he helps bring the 765 up to operating pressure during the locomotive's test fire on Memorial Day Weekend. While you may not recognize the face, you... (more)
765 is pulling onto the main line from the siding where she has been serviced here at MD Cabin. She will now back east twelve miles to Hinton where she will couple onto the New River Train consist... (more)
The Fort Wayne Railroad Historical Society Crew are tending to their beloved Berkshire as she takes a spin on the Hinton Turntable. This was a regular scene in the early to mid 1980's during the f... (more)
AAR Golden Spike Special A Roger Puta Photograph
With the Golden Spike Special. A Roger Puta Photograph
A Roger Puta Photograph
NKP 765 simmers at sunrise being readied for the 2nd day of the Fort Wayne Historical Society's open house. The 765 2nd rebuild was finished a few short weeks prior to this date.