Nickel Plate Road Berkshire #759 rolls an excursion downgrade on historic Starrucca Viaduct in Lanesboro, Pennsylvania. The train will spend the night in Binghamton, New York, and return the next ... (more)
Steamtown Foundation Boston-Montpelier Excursion, has completed its stop at White River Junction and is departing on the next lap, to the Vermont Capital.
Ken Patton captured Boston-Montpelier passenger excursion on the Central Vermont RLY during the return leg. What was hoped to be the first of many, turned out to be the only such trip. The locomo... (more)
On the last runby shot of this roll of film, the photographer is able to capture NKP 759, sister engine of NKP 765 once more in this 1970 chase on the east slope. John still gets out and has enjo... (more)
The 1970 High Iron special with NKP 759 blasts by with it's train a few miles out of Mifflin.
The 1970 High Iron special with NKP 759 blasts by with it's train a few miles out of Mifflin, at the Hawstone crossovers. Welded rail had yet to come to the old Middle Division.
Hawstone is a few miles west of Mifflin, PA., in the heart of the old Middle Division. Here NKP 759 is framed by an iron gateway under classic PRR signals in this 1970 view. Today it is known as... (more)
Nickel Plate #759 shows off her train of PC coaches and High Iron equipment as she crosses the Susquehanna back in 1970.
NKP 759 makes it's first runby on this roll of film. We are up on the slope headed back around Horseshoe Curve to Altoona and eventually Harrisburg. Note the welded rail just beginning to be ins... (more)
The Lima Berkshire whistles for a crossing in an autumn setting not far from the excursion destination of Shenandoah, VA.
Nickel Plate Road S-2 2-8-4 759 soars above a small valley near Troutville enroute to Shenandoah.
Nickel Plate Road S-2 2-8-4 759 backs into the station on Sunday morning to couple up to the Shenandoah, VA excursion. I think that this shot captures the excitement of railfan trips in the 1950s ... (more)
Nickel Plate Road S-2 2-8-4 759 sits in the N&W shops property just east of the station for servicing after the Saturday excursion. It will run to Shenandoah, VA and return on Sunday.
The 759 is pulling hard in an autumn scene as it heads for the N&W main line and a return to Roanoke during the Saturday excursion to Virso, VA.
Nickel Plate S-2 Berkshire 759 pulls an excursion from Roanoke on the former Virginian Railway trackage. This locmotive is appropriate here where the Virginian's own Lima 2-8-4s used to roam.