RailPictures.Net Photo: NKP 765 Nickel Plate Road Steam 2-8-4 at Berkeley, Missouri by Jake B.
 
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Nickel Plate Road (more..)
Steam 2-8-4 (more..)
NS Berkeley Yard (more..)
Berkeley, Missouri, USA (more..)
September 08, 2012
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NKP 765 (more..)
NS 099 (more..)
Jake Branson (more..)
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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 ground with the guys in the cab. For 765 to last 68 years is impressive, but for it to be in operating mainline service this day in age is almost impossible to believe. It's a good bet that the workers at Lima, Ohio, back in 1944 had no idea that the machine they were creating would be alive and well almost 70 years later.
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Nickel Plate Road 765

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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
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