Running on Penn Central, the flat-black High Iron Special gets some mid-day admiration from the crowd as seen from Jackson St. This special ran the weekend of Sept. 12/13, Harrisburg-Horseshoe Cu... (more)
A High Iron special leaves a carbon footprint as it exits the tunnel. She'll turn on the balloon track and head through the Portage tunnel eastward back to Harrisburg.
Nickel Plate 759, ignited by sunbeams in the Scranton roundhouse, recalls the days of blasting out of Bellevue Ohio with freight CB-12 while providing famous "Nickel Plate High Speed Service."
Nickel Plate #759, one of six surviving Berkshires, sits on a spur in a classic pose at Steamtown awaiting some cosmetic restoration and asbestos removal.
The High Iron special passes a rustic Virginia barn on this H-line trip.
A profile of the famous 759 steaming on the N&W. She's slowing for a meet with a manifest. For more classic rail views, click here.
NKP 759 is running a Roanoke-Shenandoah roundtrip. She's slowing for a meet with a N&W manifest on this fine autumn day. Thanks to John Craft for location ID assistance. For more classic rail v... (more)
Somewhere in Virginia on the N&W, the NKP 759 has it's train hustling down the road. This was a Roanoke to Shenandoah roundtrip. Know the location?
My dad (Charles Knox Freericks) took this picture of my brother and me (Charles Freericks - on the steps) on my favorite engine, Nickel Plate Road S2 Berkshire #759, which had returned to Steamtow... (more)
The High Iron Railfan Trips were a high point of the early 70's. This is one bright summer day excursion between Hoboken, NJ and Binghampton, NY on the old Erie. There were so many cars chasing th... (more)
Famed Berkshire 759 slumbers as a fireman enters the Steamtown roundhouse.
One of the more famous locomotives in the Steamtown collection, NKP 759 is sheltered from the elements in the roundhouse.
NKP 759 East passes eastbound near Hackettstown, NJ on the EL on a ferry run in the Summer of 1970. For more of John's classic shots from N.J. see the Sept. '06 Railfan & Railroad.
Yashica Mat 124; Plus-X
Headed for the Tunnel eastbound. Yashica Mat 124; Plus-X