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NKP 765 2012 St. Louis Employee Specials
This is a collection of shots from 4 days of chasing NKP 765 and the Wabash (NS 1070) and Illinois Terminal (NS 1072) heritage units on employee specials around the St. Louis area. The shots are from the weekend of September 8th and the preceding Thursday
Photo Album By: Jake B.
 
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Photo ID: 424366

Thanks Google! Google Street View has been one of greatest tools for railfanning. In fact, I had been using Street View to scout locations to shoot NKP 765 a day before I was going to chase... (more)

Railroad: Nickel Plate Road
Locomotive: Steam 2-8-4
Location: Berkeley, Missouri, USA
Locomotive #: NKP 765
Train ID: NS 099
Photo Date: September 08, 2012


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By: Jake Branson

Added: Feb 09, 2013

Views: 3,058
Comments: 4

Favorited: 22

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Photo ID: 417642

Nickel Plate Road 765 trails an employee excursion over the high Missouri River Bridge in St. Charles, MO. The Wabash and IT heritage units are on the other end. Even though the TravelMaster is a ... (more)

Railroad: Norfolk Southern
Locomotive: Steam 2-8-4
Location: Saint Charles, Missouri, USA
Locomotive #: NKP 765
Train ID: NS 099
Photo Date: September 09, 2012


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By: Jake B.

Added: Dec 13, 2012

Views: 2,405
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Favorited: 8

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Photo ID: 415067

NKP 765 shows off its best angle as it gets ready to cross the Missouri River. Note the scores of chasers on the ground all getting their shots of the big Berkshire.

Railroad: Nickel Plate Road
Locomotive: Steam 2-8-4
Location: Bridgeton, Missouri, USA
Locomotive #: NKP 765
Train ID: NS 099
Photo Date: September 09, 2012


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By: Jake B.

Added: Nov 16, 2012

Views: 2,842
Comments: 0

Favorited: 12

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Photo ID: 412119

Historic Vehicles #2. Okay, so NS 1070 isn't historic, but the paint scheme is! Only minutes after shooting the NKP 765... (more)

Railroad: Norfolk Southern
Locomotive: EMD SD70ACe
Location: Saint Peters, Missouri, USA
Locomotive #: NS 1070
Train ID: NS 099
Photo Date: September 09, 2012


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By: Jake B.

Added: Oct 16, 2012

Views: 3,028
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Favorited: 16

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Photo ID: 411079

Historic Vehicles #1. The owner of this beautiful 1947 Cadillac brought his historic convertible out to witness another fine product on the 1940s: NKP 765. The Cadillac looks great juxtapos... (more)

Railroad: Nickel Plate Road
Locomotive: Steam 2-8-4
Location: Berkeley, Missouri, USA
Locomotive #: NKP 765
Train ID: NS 099
Photo Date: September 09, 2012


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By: Jake B.

Added: Oct 04, 2012

Views: 4,658
Comments: 3

Favorited: 30

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Photo ID: 410182

In a strange move, NS 9325 leads NKP 765 and its crew and coal cars out of Luther Yard and towards the Merchants Bridge headed for Madison Yard, where the Nickel Plate steam engine will be turned ... (more)

Railroad: Norfolk Southern
Locomotive: GE C40-9W (Dash 9-40CW)
Location: Saint Louis, Missouri, USA
Locomotive #: NS 9325
Train ID: NS 099
Photo Date: September 10, 2012


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By: Jake B.

Added: Sep 25, 2012

Views: 1,821
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Favorited: 4

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Photo ID: 408984

Successful birthday. On its 68th birthday, NKP 765 enjoys a quiet slumber away from the majority of the crowds that greeted it throughout the day as a couple of crew members chat on the gro... (more)

Railroad: Nickel Plate Road
Locomotive: Steam 2-8-4
Location: Berkeley, Missouri, USA
Locomotive #: NKP 765
Train ID: NS 099
Photo Date: September 08, 2012


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By: Jake B.

Added: Sep 12, 2012

Views: 2,896
Comments: 3

Favorited: 24

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Photo ID: 408757

Golden light glints off of NKP 765 as it watches the sun dip below of the horizon, signaling the end to a perfect day of steam excursions on the NS and a successful 68th birthday. Taken on NS prop... (more)

Railroad: Nickel Plate Road
Locomotive: Steam 2-8-4
Location: Berkeley, Missouri, USA
Locomotive #: NKP 765
Train ID: NS 099
Photo Date: September 08, 2012


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By: Jake B.

Added: Sep 10, 2012

Views: 1,843
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Favorited: 6

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Photo ID: 408755

NS' Wabash and Illinois Terminal (NS 1072) heritage units split the WAB searchlight signals at Gist Road on their way back to Berkeley with the 9 a.m. employee appreciation special. Bringing up th... (more)

Railroad: Norfolk Southern
Locomotive: EMD SD70ACe
Location: Bridgeton, Missouri, USA
Locomotive #: NS 1070
Train ID: NS 099
Photo Date: September 09, 2012


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By: Jake B.

Added: Sep 10, 2012

Views: 2,093
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Favorited: 7

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Photo ID: 408656

Follow the Blue Flag. A little blue for the blue machine. Wabash heritage unit 1070 takes a well deserved rest watched only by the small gaggle of photographers taking aim with cameras. NS'... (more)

Railroad: Norfolk Southern
Locomotive: EMD SD70ACe
Location: Berkeley, Missouri, USA
Locomotive #: NS 1070
Train ID: NS 099
Photo Date: September 08, 2012


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By: Jake B.

Added: Sep 09, 2012

Views: 2,601
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Favorited: 14

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Photo ID: 408646

Nickel Plate 765 rolls backwards into the yard at Berkeley to unload passengers from the second employee special on Saturday, September 8, 2012.

Railroad: Nickel Plate Road
Locomotive: Steam 2-8-4
Location: Berkeley, Missouri, USA
Locomotive #: NKP 765
Train ID: NS 099
Photo Date: September 08, 2012


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By: Jake B.

Added: Sep 09, 2012

Views: 1,842
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Favorited: 5

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Photo ID: 408533

NS's Wabash and Illinois Terminal (NS 1072) heritage units lead NKP 765 and an employee special off of the Missouri River Bridge in Earth City, MO. The Wabash looks right at home on this structur... (more)

Railroad: Norfolk Southern
Locomotive: EMD SD70ACe
Location: Bridgeton, Missouri, USA
Locomotive #: NS 1070
Train ID: NS 099
Photo Date: September 08, 2012


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By: Jake B.

Added: Sep 08, 2012

Views: 2,217
Comments: 2

Favorited: 10

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Photo ID: 408430

After having it's tenders topped off with water and letting eastbound local D53 with a high hood leader pass, NKP 765 creeps forward to let the IT and Wabash heritage units, NS 1072 and 1070, resp... (more)

Railroad: Nickel Plate Road
Locomotive: Steam 2-8-4
Location: Berkeley, Missouri, USA
Locomotive #: NKP 765
Train ID: NS 099
Photo Date: September 06, 2012


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By: Jake B.

Added: Sep 07, 2012

Views: 2,166
Comments: 0

Favorited: 6

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