NKP 765 brings up the rear of the westbound deadhead of the Joliet Rocket in New Lenox.
NKP 765 brings the Joliet Rocket east to Chicago.
An inbound Metra train arrives into La Salle Street Station in Chicago, Illinois as Nickel Plate Road 2-8-4 No. 765 departs the station for Joliet with the "Joliet Rocket" on June 18, 20... (more)
City railfanning is always fun, especially in Chicago. Buildings of different shapes and sizes can create various shadows, contrasts, and even lighting. Nowadays, most if not all of the train traf... (more)
Looming high is the Sears Tower in the background as Nickel Plate Road "Berkshire" 2-8-4 No. 765 sits at La Salle Street Station in downtown Chicago, Illinois on June 18, 2017 with the J... (more)
On its second day of excursions, NKP 765 leads the Joliet Rocket east under the vintage Rock Island searchlights in Robbins. In this day and age, to see a steam engine passing under these vintage ... (more)
Today a very special visitor paid the Joliet area a visit. NKP 765 leads the Joliet Rocket Eastbound under Marley Rd in New Lenox. This is the first time a steam engine has traveled this portion o... (more)