Waiting in a field near the Wisconsin/Illinois border, I hear the faint whistle of a steam locomotive. She's close, I can feel the rumble. Blowing for every crossing in between me and it, the smok... (more)
Steam in the Valley 2016
"The Varsity" Steam Excursion with Nickel Plate 765 crosses a bridge along Fox Lake during its eastbound return trip to Chicago from Janesville, WI with Metra Train 942. The train will ... (more)
The Fort Wayne Railroad Historical Society's 1944 Lima 2-8-4 Berkshire sits at the Metra Western Avenue Shop after spending the afternoon on display at Franklin Park Fest's Railroad Day. Tomorro... (more)
The Fort Wayne Railroad Historical Society's 1944 Lima 2-8-4 Berkshire sits at the Metra Western Avenue Shop after spending the afternoon on display at Franklin Park Fest's Railroad Day. Tomorrow... (more)
A throng of fans observe the 765 as she moves through the yard next to 759 where the two will be on static display for the day.
There is not a whole lot that sounds and looks better than a pair of Lima built Berks hauling a freight train at sunrise... it really doesn't get much better at all.
Nickel Plate 765 wheels the eastbound New River Train through the Kanawha River Valley approaching Kanawha Falls, West Virginia.
Retired NKP 1202 caboose sits on display at the Frankfort, IN city park.
With a replenished water supply, Nickel Plate 765 storms out of Montgomery, West Virginia.. The fourth coach of 1986 New River Train is rolling past the fire department tanker that provided the fi... (more)
The eastbound 1986 New River Train takes a pause at Montgomery, West Virginia. Nickel Plate 765 simmers while the local fire department fills its tank.
With another Holiday Train season in the books, we're looking back at R2D2 making up the train in SE Portland on a chilly morning.
Nickel Plate Road 765 blasts past the small pond on the ground of The Conrad Botzum Farmstead.
CRC 901, dressed in its as delivered NKP paint scheme, departs Lebanon, OH hauling the 1400 train for this year's "North Pole Express". A conductor flags the crossing to allow CRC 901 to... (more)