The Nickel Plate Road Historical & Technical Society

Nickel Plate Road Magazine - Spring 2014

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Spring 2014 Volume XLVIII No. 2

Editor: Mike Schafer
Managing Editor: John T. Slater
Publisher: Thomas G.J. Gascoigne

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Nickel Plate Block Systems Joseph B. Immler with Howard Spokane

Kokomo, Ind. Donald Daily

Second Hand Rose William J. Powers

Car 831 - Letters to the Editor


Berkshire 745 charges eastward toward the interlocking signals guarding the crossing of New York Central's "Egyptian Line" to southern Illinois, at Osborn, Ind., circa 1950.


Eastbound NKP 766 enters the passing track at South Whitley, Ind., per signal indication; May 1958.

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The NICKEL PLATE ROAD MAGAZINE is published by the Nickel Plate Road Historical & Technical Society for its members and historians interested in the former New York, Chicago & St. Louis Railroad and its predecessor companies. Articles, manuscripts, photographs and other historical data, as well as items of contemporary nature relating to the Nickel Plate Road, are solicited for publication. No part of this publication may be reproduced for commercial use without the permission of the Editor and the contributor of the material involved.

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