The Nickel Plate Road Historical & Technical Society

Nickel Plate Road Magazine - Winter 2016

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Winter 2016 Volume L No. 1

Editor: Mike Schafer
Publisher: Thos. G.J. Gascoigne

©Copyright 2016 NKPHTS all rights reserved.



A Day at Farmdale, Illinois

The Clover Leaf Steamboat Line

Winter Mystique

2015 NKPHTS Convention, Buffalo, New York



Berkshire 769 is making its own storm of steam and smoke as it rushes through Valparaiso, Ind., with a westbound freight circa 1955 in the midst of a lake-effect snowstorm for which the greater Chicagoland area is infamous.



Eastbound Norfolk & Western PB-2 - "disguised" as NKP PB-2 - has left East Peoria, Ill., only moments earlier and is now accelerating through Farmdale, Ill., in 1966. DICK NEUMILLER, BON FRENCH COLLECTION

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