NKP 765 leads an excursion east through New Lenox, Illinois
The Joliet Rocket storms East towards Chicago, passing under the Rock Island Searchlight Singals, with NKP Berkshire 765 leading the way. This is the first Nickel Plate steam locomotive to run the... (more)
NKP 765 leads the Joliet Rocket east passing by some of the remaining searchlights on the old Rock Island mainline
NKP 765 leads the Joliet Rocket around the curve at New Lenox, Illinois.
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)
Trains don't go places without people. Operations Manager and engineer Zach Hall has spent much of his life around the 765 - not to mention a handful of other steam locomotives throughout the coun... (more)
Hostler Brian Smith looks every bit the part as he helps bring the 765 up to operating pressure during the locomotive's test fire on Memorial Day Weekend. While you may not recognize the face, you... (more)
AAR Golden Spike Special A Roger Puta Photograph
After the run to Tigard, Doyle's RSD-5 moves around the recently donated Cheyenne steam shop switcher, UPP 96 and the steam generator car "Little Boy" to make room for 4449.
With the Golden Spike Special. A Roger Puta Photograph
A Roger Puta Photograph
Westbound Nickel Plate Road freight with GP35 No.910 leading three GP7s and two GP18s at Bellevue, Ohio. August 28, 1965.
NKP 765 simmers at sunrise being readied for the 2nd day of the Fort Wayne Historical Society's open house. The 765 2nd rebuild was finished a few short weeks prior to this date.
NKP purchased 10 GP30s numbered 900-909.