Nickel Plate RR’s #765 At Wild Cat Creek

Nickel Plate RR’s #765 At Wild Cat Creek | Train Fanatics Videos

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!

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