The Nickel Plate Road Historical & Technical Society

NKPHTS 2014 Calendar

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On a cold, blustery day in February 1959, a Nickel Plate Berkshire storms past a familiar site from long ago - a Howard Johnson's restaurant - through Edgewater Beach, Ohio.
Thomas Gascoigne photo
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Former Wheeling & Lake Erie caboose 0827 displays its fresh new paint as Nickel Plate No. 827 at Dillonvale Yard in April 1955.
James E. Kreuzberger photo, NKPHTS collection
January
January
Sunday morning, Jan. 27, 1963, at Gambrinus (Ohio) Yard.
John E. Beach photo
February
February
Eastbound Nickel Plate No. 614, heading toward Frankfort, Ind.
Sandy Goodrick photo, NKPHTS collection
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March
March
Nickel Plate Alco S-4s Nos. 82 and 81 approach an overpass nearly Gambrinus, Ohio.
John E. Beach . photo
April
April
Nickel Plate 0-8-0 switcher No. 214 simmers along with another 0-8-0 and an Alco switcher.
James A. Van Brocklin photo
May
May
Nickel Plate's the New Yorker shown strutting out of La Salle Street Station behind Hudson No. 173. J. J. Buckley photo, Thos. Gascoigne collection
June
June
The agent at the Robertsville, Ohio, station is out to meet the crew of a Nickel Plate train lead by No. 49.
John E. Beach photo
July
July
Detroit & Toledo Shore Line's SW9s lead a freight across the Ottawa River in Toledo, Ohio.
Mike Schafer photo
August
August
Extra Nickel Plate 438 is at Jewett, Ohio, traveling eastbound to Rook Yard, near Pittsburgh, Pa.
Willis McCaleb photo, NKPHTS collection
September
September
F-M switcher No. 153 heads back to Homestead Yard in Ohio from an interchange move via the Toledo Belt Railway.
Thos. Gascoigne collection
October
October
Nickel Plate No. 871 leads three other units and its train through the Bellevue, Ohio yard, on Aug. 28, 1966.
Thos. Gascoigne collection
November
November
Nickel Plate S-4-class Berkshire No. 811 is leaving the turntable in Dillonvale, Ohio, in January 1955.
James E. Kreuzberger, NKPHTS collection
December
December
Lone Nickel Plate SD9 No. 348 has just crossed the B & O at Justus, Ohio, on the NKP's Wheeling & Lake Erie District.
John E. Beach photo

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