Nickel Plate Road 765, a 1944 Lima Locomotives built 2-8-4 Berkshire leads the “Joliet Rocket” through New Lenox en route to Chicago LaSalle Street Station. on a beautiful Sunday, September mornin... (more)
NKP 765 hauls through Oak Forest on its first run on the Joliet Rocket.
NKP 765 shoves the Joliet Rocket over Hictory Creek.
The Joliet Rocket passes through New Lenox on it's way from Joliet to Chicago in beautiful morning light.
NKP 765 puts on a great show as it heads east with the Joliet Rocket. It was a beautiful morning to shoot some mainline steam along the old Rock Island!
Nickel Plate Road 765 leads its passenger train back to 47th street in Chicago after a long day of excursions.
NKP 765 shoves towards Joliet with the Joliet Rocket.
NKP 765 leads the Joliet Rocket over Cermak Road in Chicago as seen from the CTA Cermak/Chinatown platform. A outbound Metra meets the 765 in the meantime.
NKP 765 shoves west with the Joliet Rocket at New Lenox, IL.
NKP 765 brings up the rear of the deadhead of the Joliet Rocket, passing through downtown Mokena.
The Joliet Rocket passes under Rock Island searchlight signals just west of Metra's Robbins station.
NKP 765 charges east of of Joliet with the first trip of the Joliet Rocket for the day. The fresh painted Berk looked awesome on this gorgeous September morning.
The first "Joliet Rocket" of the weekend passes the Rock Island signal bridge at CP Robbins.
NKP 765 leads a Metra excursion east through the old Rock Island signals at Robbins, Illinois. Extensive track work was happening on main 2 which explains NKP 765 being on main 1.
Mid-July saw some cosmetic work on the NKP 757, in anticipation of its move to Bellevue, Ohio.