NKPHTS

The Nickel Plate Road Historical & Technical Society

NKPHTS Magazine - Winter 2010

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Winter 2010 Volume XLIV No. 1

Managing Editor: Mike Schafer
Publisher: Thomas G.J. Gascoigne

©Copyright 2010 NKPHTS all rights reserved.

Contents

Covers

Along the Line

  • Jerry Jacobson rescues WLE equipment at auction.
  • Pine Valley RR YMCA burns.
  • Ohio towns commemorate end of passenger service.

Behind Hudson 175, Buffalo-Cleveland, NKP's Last Steam Excursion from the recollections of James Van Brocklin, Fred Furminger, Charles Erler, and Robert Wilson

Buffalo: The Gateway City Part Two by John T. Slater

The 2009 NKPHTS Convention

Car 831 - Letters to the Editor

Interchange Point

Front: NKP Hudson 175 stands at Buffalo's Lackawanna Terminal, ready to march west to greater Cleveland with the last Nickel Plate steam excursion on May 18, 1958.
Photo: JAMES A. VAN BROCKLIN

Back, Upper: NKP Hudson 175 is shown in a 1956 photo, turning on the same Erie turntable in Cleveland that it would be turned on two years later during its run at the head of NKP's final steam excursion from Buffalo on May 18,1958.
Photo: WILLIS A. MCCALEB PHOTO, BRUCE DICKEN/JAMES SEMON COLLECTION

Back, Lower: Her glory days behind her (except for the impending spring excursion to Ohio), the 175 works a wreck train in the winter of 1957-58 near Pleasant Avenue in the town of Hamburg, N.Y.
Photo: JAMES A. VAN BROCKLIN


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