Nickel Plate RR’s #765 At Wild Cat Creek
Whistles and steam are her specialty as she crosses the Wild Cat Creek train bridge as seen from a drone!
Called “Super-power” locomotives, they provided fast freight and passenger service on the Nickel Plate Railroad which stretched from Chicago, Illinois, to Buffalo, New York.
The Wild Cat Bridge is a single track deck plate girder bridge with concrete supports approximately 150 feet long and 10 feet wide.
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!