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.
Lehigh Gorge Special with the NKP 765 creeps through Glen Onoko in Lehigh Gorge State Park on it's way to M&H Junction where it will switch to Reading & Northern trackage for the rest of its journ... (more)
Jim Thorpe is one of the most scenic towns in the northeastern United States. The only thing that could make the town even better is a visit by a genuine Lima built S-2 class 2-8-4 Berkshire. This... (more)
Lehigh Gorge Special with the NKP 765 storms up the Upper Lehigh Line through Lehigh Gap in Walnutport, PA.
Lehigh Gorge Special with the NKP 765 passes a set of EMD SD40-2's being used as 'Protect Power' for the weekend's excursions through the Reading & Northern's Penobscot Yard
Nickel Plate Road No. 765 crosses the Lehigh River at Weissport as it heads back to Allentown, Pa., after running to Pittston Junction.
Nickel Plate Road No. 765 leads an Allentown-Pittston Junction round trip north through the Lehigh Gorge on Norfolk Southern trackage. This was the second of two trips held during the weekend.
765 leading the NS Employee excursion around the Curve.
27 Years Later
When I was a little kid, my dad went out to photograph the 765 on the ill-fated NRHS '88 trips, but I couldn't go because I was sick. I said to him afterwords that i... (more)
On the return leg on a Lehigh River Gorge excursion, NKP No. 765 romps across the river while rewarding the patient photographers with a with little extra plume.
Chasing The NKP 765 steam through PA was sure an exciting chase! in this shot the train is making its way back toward Bethelham, PA, but first the train makes a stop here in Bowmenstown to have wa... (more)
NKP 765 leads the Lehigh Gorge Special back towards Allentown, Pa as lighting begins to dwindle.
NKP #765 heads north through Glen Onoko in the Lehigh Gorge State Park.
NS 957 with the NKP 765 heads through Glen Onoko Park