NKPHTS

The Nickel Plate Road Historical & Technical Society

Nickel Plate Road Magazine - Winter 2014

Front Cover Back Cover

Winter 2014 Volume XLVIII No. 1

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

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Contents

Covers

Wood Boxcars of the Nickel Plate Raymond Breyer

Photographers of the NKP: Donald J. Krofta James M. Semon

Nickel Plate Photos

2013 Convention Report John Slater

Car 831 - Letters to the Editor

FRONT COVER:

Trekking across northern Ohio on July 14, 1957, Nickel Plate Berkshire No. 740 cuts between Vermilion's frame depot and one of the NKP's many wood boxcars that found new life as a work car. The photographer's Chevy is at the left; he often tried to include his car into the scene he took.

BACK COVER:

Cut from its train at Continental, Ohio, on Feb. 2, 1958, NKP No. 757 takes on water.
BOTH PHOTOS, DONAlD J. KROFTA/JAMES M. SEMON COLLECTION


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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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