NKP 765, fitted with a Mars Light, crosses from track one to track two to make it's station stop in Charleston WV for one of the 1987 New River Train Excursions.
It's the 765 by a nose, with the 1225 placing, and the coventioneers, locals, and railfans enjoying the show. The occasion was the 1991 NRHS National Convention, hosted by the Collis P. Huntingto... (more)
The Joliet Rocket, led by steam locomotive NKP 765, passes by the waiting fans at Tinley Park, Illinois.
Tom Golden photo.
After taking a load of passengers from Rockside Station to Akron Station, NKP 765 is lit up with spotlights as it poses for photographers at the end of the platform. This was the first nighttime e... (more)
Nickel Plate Road 765 brings up the south end of an excursion train on the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad as it crosses the Cuyahoga River just south of Peninsula, Ohio. NKP 765 was visiting the ... (more)
As part of Steamtown's Railfest weekend, Fort Wayne Railroad Historical Society brought their Nickel Plate Road steam engine to Steamtown for some excursion trips. Steamtown also did a smart move... (more)
765 leads its exursion back to Williamson, WV after turning at Ought One.
NKP 765 rolling slowly downgrade with the Pittston-Bethlehem PX, after passing through the tunnel west of White Haven
NKP 765 is backing past the coaling tower toward her train at the Hinton Station. She was turned on the wye and serviced at Meadow Creek 12 miles to the west. This was standard procedure after the... (more)
Still in her Winter slumber, NKP #765 sits in the Fort Wayne Railroad Historical Society shop and is having her stay bolts checked.
NKP 765 with the Joliet Rocket arrives LaSalle Street Station in Chicago, IL.
Runnin’ Late in ’88!
The final excursion of the 1988 NRHS convention was planned to be a 420-mile round trip from Bound Brook, New Jersey to Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. The air condi... (more)