You Can Definitely Hear NKP #765 Before You See Her
Nickel Plate Road #765 always provides a great show!
Seen near Eckert Street in Pittsburgh, the topography makes the most of the sound of the oncoming locomotive as she echos off of the rock cliffs.
Makes you feel like you were born 100 years too late!
Just hearing the steam whistles on those old steam engines is enough to give you chills knowing that they command your respect.
he historic Nickel Plate Road Railroad at one time had 80 of these powerful locomotives which were supplied by both the American Locomotive Works and the Lima Locomotive Works in 1941 through 1944.
Quick facts about the Nickel Plate Road #765 Berkshire Class Locomotives
- Builders: Lima and American Locomotive Works 1941-1944
- Wheel arrangement: 2-8-4
- Driver diameters: 69 inches
- Locomotive and tender weight: 802,500 lbs
Let us know if you have ever ridden an excursion behind this classic locomotive! We would love to hear about your experience!