My first NKP Heritage unit, 6 years before NS released their version.
No, that's not a pair of railroad crossing gates in the foreground. Rather, it's a unique way to block off the street if there is flooding and the floodgates are closed. In the background, however... (more)
NKP 765 thunders through Sebring Ohio on its way towards Altoona, Pa.
On the start of the 2nd weekend of Steam in the Valley 13 765 makes its way to the Akron Station through the rain and fog to pick up its 1st Passengers of the weekend.
A bird's eye view of CP Capitol as the Nickel Plate Road 765 and NS NKP heritage unit 8100 employee excursion back down the east leg of the wye onto the Lurgan Line. In addition to the track conf... (more)
Ex-Nickel Plate Road No. 765 was a visitor at the Steam Railroading Institute in 2009. 2-8-4 No. 765 is captured here stretching her legs for a John Craft Photo Charter in the early morning hours ... (more)
After returning from the trip around Horseshoe Curve, the 765 and its two diesel riders were cut off and serviced at the Altoona shops. The train sat for nearly... (more)
NKP 765 under the wires
The Nickel Plate, officially the New York, Chicago & St. Louis Railroad Company. NKP Alco PA-1 #189 & #182 (Bluebirds) on train #7 The Westerner, crosses the NYC (MC) tracks at South Gary, Indiana... (more)
"Steam Under Morning Light"
Early morning sunlight illuminates the plume of steam coming from the NKP 765 as the train works its way along the Juniata River towards Lewistown, PA.
The Nickel Plate Road 765 steam engine and the NS 8100 NKP Heritage unit lead an NS employee excursion across the famed Rockville Bridge.
NKP 765 eastbound toward Chicago.
NKP 765 is returning to Conway Yard after completing several NS employee excursions in the Harrisburg area. After an evening layover, it will head to Bellevue,OH.
Departing Williamson for Portsmouth, NKP 765 rolls through CP "College", westbound on the Kenova District. NKP 765 and its visit to West Virginia in 2012 returned steam to mainline rails for the f... (more)