The Joliet Rocket, led by NKP 765, has arrived into LaSalle Street Station. The exposed structural supports for the platform's canopy create an industrial form and shape that is reminiscent of Ch... (more)
Nickel Plate 765 leads the Joliet Rocket into Chicago's La Salle Street Station with a head of steam. The modern glass building really clashes with 765, and about 50 years separate the two.
765 lead's the Joliet Rocket into Chicago's La Salle Street Station. In this photo, taken from an open vestibule, 765 is pictured with the Chicago Skyline.
The Grand Entrance // Pink Polka Dots // Joliet Rocket // Chicago IL
After a fun-filled day of excursions, NKP 765 heads east past Tinley Park to the yard where she will spend the night. The locomotive revisits the former Rock Island for the second consecutive yea... (more)
Nickel Plate Road 765 charges toward a rural grade crossing south of Jim Thorpe, PA. She is pulling the final Lehigh Gorge Special run over the Reading, Blue Mountain & Northern from Pittston to A... (more)
With a skillful crew, a handful of cars, and a train full of excitement for the weekend ahead- NKP765 heads west through the original block signal at Maywood Avenue in Hammond, Indiana. I took two... (more)
Chicago, circa 765
In a light rain, NKP 765 dressed as 767 shoves back out of Fitzwater Maintenance Yard in Independence, Ohio to prepare to load the day's first passengers for a journey along the Cuyahoga Valley Sc... (more)
NKP 765 prepares to back off the turntable after the opening ceremony of Railfest 2015.
After being topped off with coal, NKP 765 passes DL&W 664 while heading to the ready track.
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.
The Lehigh Gorge Special through Treichlers, Pa. on a rather pleasant morning. Couldn't have asked for a better day for a train chase.
NKP 765 leads the Lehigh Gorge Special back towards Allentown, Pa as lighting begins to dwindle.