Login Sign Up 

Your search returned 17 photos. Here are photos 1 - 15 sorted by 
displaying .

1 2

  Previous Page New Search Next Page

Click Here to see the photo!

Photo ID: 406864

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)

Railroad: Nickel Plate Road
Locomotive: Steam 2-8-4
Location: Mifflin, Pennsylvania, USA
Locomotive #: NKP 759
Train ID: High Iron Special
Photo Date: September 14, 1970


Subscribe Profile Add to Favorites Add to Album

By: John Dziobko www.godfatherrails.com

Added: Aug 21, 2012

Views: 3,240
Comments: 1

Favorited: 19
Click Here to see the photo!

Photo ID: 406420

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.

Railroad: Nickel Plate Road
Locomotive: Steam 2-8-4
Location: Hawstone, Pennsylvania, USA
Locomotive #: NKP 759
Train ID: High Iron special
Photo Date: September 14, 1970


Subscribe Profile Add to Favorites Add to Album

By: John Dziobko www.godfatherrails.com

Added: Aug 17, 2012

Views: 3,515
Comments: 0

Favorited: 17
Click Here to see the photo!

Photo ID: 406419

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)

Railroad: Nickel Plate Road
Locomotive: Steam 2-8-4
Location: Hawstone, Pennsylvania, USA
Locomotive #: NKP 759
Train ID: High Iron Special
Photo Date: September 14, 1970


Subscribe Profile Add to Favorites Add to Album

By: John Dziobko www.godfatherrails.com

Added: Aug 17, 2012

Views: 4,885
Comments: 3

Favorited: 37
Click Here to see the photo!

Photo ID: 406365

Nickel Plate #759 shows off her train of PC coaches and High Iron equipment as she crosses the Susquehanna back in 1970.

Railroad: Nickel Plate Road
Locomotive: Steam 2-8-4
Location: Rockville, Pennsylvania, USA
Locomotive #: NKP 759
Train ID: High Iron Special
Photo Date: September 14, 1970


Subscribe Profile Add to Favorites Add to Album

By: John Dziobko www.godfatherrails.com

Added: Aug 16, 2012

Views: 3,644
Comments: 5

Favorited: 24

Photo Location Map
Click Here to see the photo!

Photo ID: 406293

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)

Railroad: Nickel Plate Road
Locomotive: Steam 2-8-4
Location: Tunnelhill, Pennsylvania, USA
Locomotive #: NKP 759
Train ID: High Iron Special
Photo Date: September 14, 1970


Subscribe Profile Add to Favorites Add to Album

By: John Dziobko www.godfatherrails.com

Added: Aug 15, 2012

Views: 3,742
Comments: 4

Favorited: 23


Click Here to see the photo!

Photo ID: 389987

With it's RS5T blaring, Arizona Eastern Railway 6070 blasts by the Pleasant Prairie Power Plant and over a couple of crossings as it works it's way back south towards Chicago Union Station.

Railroad: Arizona Eastern Railway
Locomotive: EMD E8(A)
Location: Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin, USA
Locomotive #: AZER 6070
Train ID: High Iron Special
Photo Date: February 19, 2012


Subscribe Profile Add to Favorites Add to Album

By: Stephen Schmidt

Added: Feb 20, 2012

Views: 2,516
Comments: 1

Favorited: 9

Photo Location Map
Click Here to see the photo!

Photo ID: 348311

Action at CNJ's JU interlocking includes the NKP 759 blasting by with a High Iron Special. There appears to be a trainload of fans in commuter coaches and admirers of the train on the road over a... (more)

Railroad: Nickel Plate Road
Locomotive: Steam 2-8-4
Location: Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, USA
Locomotive #: NKP 759
Train ID: High Iron Special
Photo Date: July, 1970


Subscribe Profile Add to Favorites Add to Album

By: John Dziobko www.godfatherrails.com

Added: Dec 12, 2010

Views: 5,368
Comments: 0

Favorited: 33
Click Here to see the photo!

Photo ID: 343953

A High Iron fall colors special with the NKP 759 in trailing position traverses Helmstetter's.

Railroad: Western Maryland Railway
Locomotive: EMD F3(A)
Location: Corriganville, Maryland, USA
Locomotive #: unk
Train ID: High Iron Special
Photo Date: October 05, 1970


Subscribe Profile Add to Favorites Add to Album

By: John Dziobko www.godfatherrails.com

Added: Nov 03, 2010

Views: 7,795
Comments: 3

Favorited: 37
Click Here to see the photo!

Photo ID: 338264

Subbing for an ailing NKP 759, N&W 1733 pitches in to rescue a High Iron special and run the rest of the way into Roanoke.

Railroad: Norfolk & Western
Locomotive: EMD SD45
Location: Shepherdstown, West Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: NW 1733
Train ID: High Iron special
Photo Date: February 21, 1971


Subscribe Profile Add to Favorites Add to Album

By: John Dziobko www.godfatherrails.com

Added: Sep 18, 2010

Views: 4,637
Comments: 4

Favorited: 27

Photo Location Map
Click Here to see the photo!

Photo ID: 338057

"Houston, we have a problem..." The crew of the High Iron team eyeball a development with the left front cylinder that will cripple it for the remainder of the trip. By this time, N&W SD45 #171... (more)

Railroad: Nickel Plate Road
Locomotive: Steam 2-8-4
Location: Shepherdstown, West Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: NKP 759
Train ID: High Iron special
Photo Date: February 21, 1971


Subscribe Profile Add to Favorites Add to Album

By: John Dziobko www.godfatherrails.com

Added: Sep 16, 2010

Views: 5,698
Comments: 1

Favorited: 20

Photo Location Map


Click Here to see the photo!

Photo ID: 337473

A Hagerstown-Roanoke High Iron special crosses from Maryland into West Virginia, above hallowed ground visible through winter foliage near some of the bloodiest Civil War battle sites. General Le... (more)

Railroad: Nickel Plate Road
Locomotive: Steam 2-8-4
Location: Shepherdstown, West Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: NKP 759
Train ID: High Iron special
Photo Date: February 21, 1971


Subscribe Profile Add to Favorites Add to Album

By: John Dziobko www.godfatherrails.com

Added: Sep 11, 2010

Views: 5,497
Comments: 7

Favorited: 53

Photo Location Map
Click Here to see the photo!

Photo ID: 333465

The train was headed back eastward into the Portage tunnel after running the balloon track. These trips originated in Harrisburg and turned here.

Railroad: Nickel Plate Road
Locomotive: Steam 2-8-4
Location: Gallitzin, Pennsylvania, USA
Locomotive #: NKP 759
Train ID: High Iron Special
Photo Date: September 13, 1970


Subscribe Profile Add to Favorites Add to Album

By: John Dziobko www.godfatherrails.com

Added: Aug 02, 2010

Views: 4,004
Comments: 0

Favorited: 26

Photo Location Map
Click Here to see the photo!

Photo ID: 333338

Running on Penn Central, the flat-black High Iron Special gets some mid-day admiration from the crowd as seen from Jackson St. This special ran the weekend of Sept. 12/13, Harrisburg-Horseshoe Cu... (more)

Railroad: Nickel Plate Road
Locomotive: Steam 2-8-4
Location: Gallitzin, Pennsylvania, USA
Locomotive #: NKP 759
Train ID: High Iron Special
Photo Date: September 13, 1970


Subscribe Profile Add to Favorites Add to Album

By: John Dziobko www.godfatherrails.com

Added: Aug 01, 2010

Views: 5,645
Comments: 3

Favorited: 37

Photo Location Map
Click Here to see the photo!

Photo ID: 333324

A High Iron special leaves a carbon footprint as it exits the tunnel. She'll turn on the balloon track and head through the Portage tunnel eastward back to Harrisburg.

Railroad: Nickel Plate Road
Locomotive: Steam 2-8-4
Location: Gallitzin, Pennsylvania, USA
Locomotive #: NKP 759
Train ID: High Iron Special
Photo Date: September 13, 1970


Subscribe Profile Add to Favorites Add to Album

By: John Dziobko www.godfatherrails.com

Added: Aug 01, 2010

Views: 6,866
Comments: 2

Favorited: 42

Photo Location Map
Click Here to see the photo!

Photo ID: 324012

The High Iron special passes a rustic Virginia barn on this H-line trip.

Railroad: Nickel Plate Road
Locomotive: Steam 2-8-4
Location: Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: NKP 759
Train ID: High Iron Special
Photo Date: November 03, 1968


Subscribe Profile Add to Favorites Add to Album

By: John Dziobko www.godfatherrails.com

Added: May 12, 2010

Views: 3,513
Comments: 1

Favorited: 16
1 2

  Previous Page New Search Next Page



Copyright © 2002-2018.