NKP 587 leads the triple header of N&W 611 and N&W 1218 as they roll through Forest, VA.
A Nickel Plate steam doubleheader through Indiana; NKP 587 leads NKP 765 along the former Nickel Plate mains between Chicago and Fort Wayne. Tom Golden photo.
An unlikely double header...NKP 587 and N&W 1218 are westbound on the S-Line headed for Asheville, NC. The Timetable location is Clinchcross. This is where the Clinchfield goes under the Southern ... (more)
Nickel Plate 587 and N&W 611 are rolling east through Vicker, VA. Next stop Roanoke.
NKP 587 and 765 are in charge of a NRHS excursion train from Chicago to Argos in July of 1993. Even though the weather wasn't the greatest, these two put on a show that more than made up for it.
The NKP 587 and N&W 1218 doubleheader is about to clatter over the diamond at Barber, on its way to the Southern Loops and Asheville, during the 1989 NRHS Convention.
A most unlikely doubleheader- the NKP 2-8-2 587 and NW 2-6-6-4 1218, as seen from standing atop the Southern Loops. The train is headed from Salisbury to Asheville, NC during the 1989 National Ra... (more)
On July 21, 1989, I was at Bulls Gap, TN to photograph an unlikely visitor---Nickel Plate 587---as the trainmaster and conductor slowly walked her around that same wye. This was an Asheville-Bulls... (more)
At the very remote bridge (first of two crossings) over the French Broad River at Paint Rock, we behold the rarity of a Nickel Plate 2-8-2 steaming along this ex-Southern Railway Knoxville Divisio... (more)
Nickel Plate Road 2-8-2 #587 in Asheville, NC in this September 1987 scene, in town for the NRHS convention.
NKP #587 leads an excursion south towards Bloomington, Indiana on the Indiana Railroad. The train is pictured here on the far south side of Indianapolis.
NKP 587 leads the Indiana State Fair train south as it
The low sun paints a warm glow over the "little" NKP excursion steamer returning from a run to Ohio, probably reflecting the spirits of passengers delighted with their experience on this Bluewater... (more)
Historic 1989 NRHS convention is over. The famous triple-headed run from Roanoke to Lynchburg has come to an end. NKP 587 is cut away from the train at the Woodall Rd. station.