Nickel Plate 329 was built in June, 1957, and is one of 9 RSD-12s produced by Alco for the Nickel Plate Road. It would later become Norfolk & Western Railway 254, and today resides in Bellevue, OH... (more)
NKP 329 sits on display at the Mad River and NKP Railroad Museum in Bellevue.
Adam Farence Photo
A view of the engineers side in a NKP RSD12 at the Mad River & NKP Railroad Museum.
Although it will likely never turn another wheel, this NKP relic is still an interesting sight to behold. Built in 1957, this unit became Norfolk & Western 254 before being retired and donated to ... (more)
NKP #329 sits on display at the Mad River Railroad Museum in Bellevue Ohio.
Shop forces discuss the plans to back the 329 out onto the turntable and get it serviced for the midnight train heading for Fort Wayne. This scene is part of the September 2009 photo shoot at the ... (more)
A great looking for a 53 year old unit that sits outside all her life.
Late fall 1957 finds recently delivered NKP RSD12 329 at the Bellevue roundhouse, as a couple of hostler's talk about the nights move's ahead, including moving 329 to the ready tracks for forwardi... (more)
Museums are good at preserving the rare stuff. Now, let's work on the common stuff -- which will be rare in a few years!
NKP ALCo at the Mad River Museum.