The October 30, 1982 Southern Steam Special ran from Atlanta to Chattanooga, a distance of approximately 115 miles each way. The power for this trip was NKP S2 class 2-8-4 765, built by Lima Locom... (more)
No its not a dream, I still had to pinch myself when I saw her on the Rockville bridge. Never in my life did I think I would beable to see the one and only NKP 765.
The Nickel Plate Road 765 passes by the NS Harrisburg Yard during an employee excursion run.
The Nickel Plate Road 765 passes through downtown Harrisburg along side an opposite direction autorack train. The head end of the auto rack is at CP Capitol and is stretched out passed the Amtrak ... (more)
The Nickel Plate Road 765 crosses the Rockville Bridge eastbound on the last excursion for the NS employees in the Harrisburg area.
Steam back on the High Iron in PA's capitol! The last time steam was ever on the tracks here was when ex-RDG 2012 was pulling a train some, 24 years ago!
The Nickel Plate Road 765 and NS 8100 the NKP Heritage enters the Rockville Bridge overtaking a westbound intermodal. Visible near the top is a train holding on the NS Buffalo Line short of CP WYE... (more)
Off in the Distance a Pennsy 3 chime sounds, then Black smoke is seen, then, rounding the curve on to the bridge, NKP 765 comes into view. I had chills down my spine.
Nickel Plate Road 765 and NS/NKP 8100 lead train 957, up the mountain around Horseshoe Curve. For more information, visit www.nscorp.com... (more)
The Nickel Plate Road 765 and NS 8100 the NKP Heritage unit lead an NS employee excursion across the famed Rockville Bridge.
On her last time across the River, 765 puts on a good show! Hopfully this wont be the last time well ever see this!
The Nickel Plate Road 765 and NS 8100 the NKP Heritage unit lead an NS employee excursion across the famed Rockville Bridge. Visible the lower left is the Bridgeview B&B.