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Bob Kise's Collection
 
1/23/2018
 
 
 
 
 
Owner: Nickel Plate
Model:Lima 2-8-4Built As:NKP 765 (2-8-4)
Serial Number:8673Order No:1184
Frame Number:Built:9/1944
Notes:S-2, In Service, FWRHS
Other locos with this serial:  NKP 765(2-8-4) CO 2765(2-8-4)
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NKP 765 being serviced at Hinton
Title:  NKP 765 being serviced at Hinton
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/11/1986  Upload Date: 8/8/2015 7:11:21 AM
Location:  Hinton, WV
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories:  Yard,Steam
Locomotives:  NKP 765(2-8-4)
Views:  206   Comments: 0
NKP 765 on a photo runby at Thurmond, WV
Title:  NKP 765 on a photo runby at Thurmond, WV
Description:  Note metal extra flags
Photo Date:  10/11/1986  Upload Date: 8/8/2015 7:19:00 AM
Location:  Thurmond, WV
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories:  Yard,Steam,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  NKP 765(2-8-4)
Views:  231   Comments: 0
Riding behind the 765 in 1986
Title:  Riding behind the 765 in 1986
Description:  The New River Train under a classic C&O cantilevered signal bridge [Location a guess...]
Photo Date:  10/11/1986  Upload Date: 8/8/2015 7:20:25 AM
Location:  Sandstone, WV
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories:  Station,Signal,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  NKP 765(2-8-4)
Views:  118   Comments: 0
NKP 765 west; 1988 NRHS Convention
Title:  NKP 765 west; 1988 NRHS Convention
Description:  Near Port Kennedy Station on the old Reading
Photo Date:  7/23/1988  Upload Date: 3/4/2013 5:37:25 PM
Location:  Port Kennedy, PA
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories:  Steam,Action
Locomotives:  NKP 765(2-8-4)
Views:  333   Comments: 0
765 firebox glowing above the cave-in site
Title:  765 firebox glowing above the cave-in site
Description:  On the Belt Line near Reading; note tracks sagging into the quarry pit
Photo Date:  7/23/1988  Upload Date: 3/4/2013 5:38:21 PM
Location:  Reading, PA
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories:  Steam,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  NKP 765(2-8-4)
Views:  244   Comments: 0
NKP 765 at CP BLANDON
Title:  NKP 765 at CP BLANDON
Description:  Charging upgrade with the '88 convention special
Photo Date:  7/23/1988  Upload Date: 3/4/2013 5:39:05 PM
Location:  Reading, PA
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories:  Steam,Signal,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  NKP 765(2-8-4)
Views:  197   Comments: 0
Superpower & regular steam side-by-side
Title:  Superpower & regular steam side-by-side
Description:  Note boiler diameter difference compared to the 425...
Photo Date:  7/24/1988  Upload Date: 2/23/2013 6:58:33 PM
Location:  Temple, PA
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories:  Steam,Passenger
Locomotives:  NKP 765(2-8-4)
Views:  809   Comments: 1
NKP 765 highballs along the old Reading RR
Title:  NKP 765 highballs along the old Reading RR
Description:  A circle trip from North Jersey, to Philly, Reading, and back to NJ through Allentown...
Photo Date:  7/24/1988  Upload Date: 2/16/2014 6:29:49 AM
Location:  Douglasville, PA
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories:  Steam,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  NKP 765(2-8-4)
Views:  173   Comments: 2
NKP 765 westbound on the Conrail main
Title:  NKP 765 westbound on the Conrail main
Description:  Ex-Reading trackage
Photo Date:  7/24/1988  Upload Date: 2/16/2014 6:30:35 AM
Location:  Douglasville, PA
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories:  Steam,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  NKP 765(2-8-4)
Views:  140   Comments: 0
NKP 765 charging up the grade near CP BLANDON
Title:  NKP 765 charging up the grade near CP BLANDON
Description:  Eastbound to Allentown and beyond...
Photo Date:  7/24/1988  Upload Date: 2/16/2014 6:31:53 AM
Location:  Blandon, PA
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories:  Steam,Signal,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  NKP 765(2-8-4)
Views:  404   Comments: 0
NKP 765 westbound on Moodna viaduct
Title:  NKP 765 westbound on Moodna viaduct
Description:  Heading to Port Jervis, New York
Photo Date:  7/30/1988  Upload Date: 2/16/2014 6:42:32 AM
Location:  Salisbury Mills, NY
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories:  Bridge,Steam,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  NKP 765(2-8-4)
Views:  189   Comments: 2
765 thundering across Moodna Viaduct
Title:  765 thundering across Moodna Viaduct
Description:  On its way to Port Jervis
Photo Date:  7/30/1988  Upload Date: 2/16/2014 6:43:36 AM
Location:  Salisbury Mills, NY
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories:  Bridge,Steam,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  NKP 765(2-8-4)
Views:  135   Comments: 0
NKP 765 with the outbound convention special
Title:  NKP 765 with the outbound convention special
Description:  It was supposed to terminate in Harrisburg, but a late start meant a turnaround at Temple.
Photo Date:  7/31/1988  Upload Date: 12/24/2014 6:02:55 AM
Location:  Temple, PA
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories:  Steam,Passenger
Locomotives:  NKP 765(2-8-4)
Views:  156   Comments: 0
A large crowd gathers around the NKP 765
Title:  A large crowd gathers around the NKP 765
Description:  The crew begins to service the engine after a run from North Jersey.
Photo Date:  7/31/1988  Upload Date: 12/24/2014 6:04:03 AM
Location:  Temple, PA
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories:  Station,Steam,Passenger
Locomotives:  NKP 765(2-8-4)
Views:  175   Comments: 0
Riding behind 765, crossing the Delaware River into Pennsylvania
Title:  Riding behind 765, crossing the Delaware River into Pennsylvania
Description:  The first open-window cars were at least 10 cars back, but it was an exciting run...
Photo Date:  7/31/1988  Upload Date: 2/16/2014 6:46:12 AM
Location:  Phillipsburg, NJ
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories:  Bridge,Steam,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  NKP 765(2-8-4)
Views:  258   Comments: 0
At the old Blue Mountain & Reading Station in Temple
Title:  At the old Blue Mountain & Reading Station in Temple
Description:  Never-to-be-repeated...
Photo Date:  7/31/1988  Upload Date: 2/16/2014 6:47:28 AM
Location:  Temple, PA
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories:  Station,Steam
Locomotives:  NKP 765(2-8-4)
Views:  251   Comments: 2
The 425 eases alongside the 765
Title:  The 425 eases alongside the 765
Description:  A great day for steam fans.
Photo Date:  7/31/1988  Upload Date: 2/16/2014 6:48:31 AM
Location:  Temple, PA
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories:  Steam,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  NKP 765(2-8-4) BMRG 425(4-6-2)
Views:  548   Comments: 2
765 just barely clears the concrete retaining wall at the coal loading facility
Title:  765 just barely clears the concrete retaining wall at the coal loading facility
Description:  Just north of the old Reading RR Temple Station
Photo Date:  7/31/1988  Upload Date: 2/16/2014 6:51:12 AM
Location:  Temple, PA
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories:  Steam
Locomotives:  NKP 765(2-8-4)
Views:  192   Comments: 0
Charging out of Reading at track speed
Title:  Charging out of Reading at track speed
Description:  Today, you would probably not be allowed to hang out on the old CR main...
Photo Date:  7/31/1988  Upload Date: 2/16/2014 6:52:24 AM
Location:  Reading, PA
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories:  Steam,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  NKP 765(2-8-4)
Views:  171   Comments: 1
NKP 765 doubleheading with PM 1225
Title:  NKP 765 doubleheading with PM 1225
Description:  Crossing over at Milton
Photo Date:  8/4/1991  Upload Date: 2/25/2013 6:00:25 PM
Location:  Milton, WV
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories:  Steam,Signal,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  NKP 765(2-8-4)
Views:  361   Comments: 1
NKP 765 doubleheading with PM 1225
Title:  NKP 765 doubleheading with PM 1225
Description:  At 55 mph east of Charleston
Photo Date:  8/4/1991  Upload Date: 2/25/2013 6:01:25 PM
Location:  Charleston, WV
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories:  Steam,Signal,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  NKP 765(2-8-4)
Views:  345   Comments: 1
The 765 getting ready to pull a hopper train, as its crew looks on
Title:  The 765 getting ready to pull a hopper train, as its crew looks on
Description:  Passenger train on right pulled by the PM 1225
Photo Date:  8/9/1991  Upload Date: 2/22/2014 5:48:41 AM
Location:  Huntington, WV
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories:  Yard,Steam
Locomotives:  NKP 765(2-8-4)
Views:  260   Comments: 0
Side-by-side runby with NKP 765 and PM 1225
Title:  Side-by-side runby with NKP 765 and PM 1225
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/9/1991  Upload Date: 2/22/2014 5:57:52 AM
Location:  Barboursville, WV
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories:  Steam,Action
Locomotives:  PM 1225(2-8-4) NKP 765(2-8-4)
Views:  573   Comments: 0
Passing a barely-moving 765 with its hopper train
Title:  Passing a barely-moving 765 with its hopper train
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/9/1991  Upload Date: 2/22/2014 5:59:21 AM
Location:  Barboursville, WV
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories:  Steam,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  NKP 765(2-8-4)
Views:  271   Comments: 0
NKP 765 alongside the passenger train at track speed
Title:  NKP 765 alongside the passenger train at track speed
Description:  Both trains were moving around 40 mph until 765 was slowed by a stuck hopper car brakeshoe
Photo Date:  8/9/1991  Upload Date: 2/22/2014 6:00:22 AM
Location:  Milton, WV
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories:  Steam,Action
Locomotives:  NKP 765(2-8-4)
Views:  197   Comments: 0
Another side-by-side runby
Title:  Another side-by-side runby
Description:  Steam fans in their glory
Photo Date:  8/9/1991  Upload Date: 2/22/2014 6:02:23 AM
Location:  Hurricane, WV
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories:  Steam,Signal,Action
Locomotives:  NKP 765(2-8-4) PM 1225(2-8-4)
Views:  511   Comments: 1
765 backing toward the crossovers
Title:  765 backing toward the crossovers
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/9/1991  Upload Date: 2/22/2014 6:04:02 AM
Location:  Hurricane, WV
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories:  Steam,Signal,Action
Locomotives:  NKP 765(2-8-4)
Views:  212   Comments: 0
NKP 765 blasting out of town with a shotgun-like exhaust
Title:  NKP 765 blasting out of town with a shotgun-like exhaust
Description:  Heading east to St. Albans
Photo Date:  8/9/1991  Upload Date: 2/22/2014 6:06:13 AM
Location:  Hurricane, WV
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories:  Steam,Signal,Action
Locomotives:  NKP 765(2-8-4)
Views:  272   Comments: 0
765-1225 getting ready to doublehead
Title:  765-1225 getting ready to doublehead
Description:  Photo line was set up on unused yard tracks.
Photo Date:  8/10/1991  Upload Date: 2/22/2014 6:07:34 AM
Location:  Huntington, WV
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories:  Yard,Steam
Locomotives:  NKP 765(2-8-4) PM 1225(2-8-4)
Views:  277   Comments: 1
Crossing the Guyandotte River at restricted speed, eastbound to Hinton
Title:  Crossing the Guyandotte River at restricted speed, eastbound to Hinton
Description:  Long-telephoto shot, cropped
Photo Date:  8/10/1991  Upload Date: 2/22/2014 6:08:39 AM
Location:  Huntington, WV
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories:  Bridge,Steam,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  NKP 765(2-8-4)
Views:  191   Comments: 1
Thundering eastbound through the Milton crossovers
Title:  Thundering eastbound through the Milton crossovers
Description:  A tremendous sight and sound
Photo Date:  8/10/1991  Upload Date: 2/22/2014 6:09:44 AM
Location:  Milton, WV
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories:  Steam,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  NKP 765(2-8-4) PM 1225(2-8-4)
Views:  283   Comments: 1
Mainline speed under a classic C&O signal Bridge
Title:  Mainline speed under a classic C&O signal Bridge
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/10/1991  Upload Date: 2/22/2014 6:10:38 AM
Location:  South Charleston, WV
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories:  Steam,Signal,Action
Locomotives:  NKP 765(2-8-4)
Views:  212   Comments: 0
Watering at the Montgomery Fire Department
Title:  Watering at the Montgomery Fire Department
Description:  Eastbound to Hinton
Photo Date:  8/10/1991  Upload Date: 2/22/2014 6:11:38 AM
Location:  Montgomery, WV
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories:  Steam,Signal
Locomotives:  NKP 765(2-8-4) PM 1225(2-8-4)
Views:  264   Comments: 0
Up the New River grade
Title:  Up the New River grade
Description:  The pacers alongside are getting an earfull
Photo Date:  8/10/1991  Upload Date: 2/22/2014 6:13:13 AM
Location:  Mount Carbon, WV
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories:  Steam,Signal,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  NKP 765(2-8-4) PM 1225(2-8-4)
Views:  298   Comments: 0
NKP 765 accelerates eastbound under a classic C&O signal bridge
Title:  NKP 765 accelerates eastbound under a classic C&O signal bridge
Description:  New River Train Excursion
Photo Date:  10/17/1992  Upload Date: 2/15/2014 6:27:46 AM
Location:  Barboursville, WV
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories:  Steam,Signal,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  NKP 765(2-8-4)
Views:  261   Comments: 1
765 in Bethlehem Yard at 7:18 a.m.
Title:  765 in Bethlehem Yard at 7:18 a.m.
Description:  The "Lehigh Gorge Special" is scheduled to depart at 8:00 a.m.
Photo Date:  8/22/2015  Upload Date: 9/2/2015 8:44:30 PM
Location:  Bethlehem, PA
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories:  Yard,Steam
Locomotives:  NKP 765(2-8-4)
Views:  92   Comments: 3
The crew makes final adjustments under blue flag protection
Title:  The crew makes final adjustments under blue flag protection
Description:  Norfolk Southern's Lehigh Line to the left...
Photo Date:  8/22/2015  Upload Date: 9/2/2015 8:45:35 PM
Location:  Bethlehem, PA
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories:  Yard,Steam
Locomotives:  NKP 765(2-8-4)
Views:  61   Comments: 0
The blue flag protects 765 and its train at the Bethlehem Yard aside the Norfolk Southern Lehigh Line
Title:  The blue flag protects 765 and its train at the Bethlehem Yard aside the Norfolk Southern Lehigh Line
Description:  7:19 a.m.
Photo Date:  8/22/2015  Upload Date: 8/23/2015 7:06:03 PM
Location:  Bethlehem, PA
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories:  Yard,Steam,Passenger
Locomotives:  NKP 765(2-8-4)
Views:  111   Comments: 0
The 69-inch drivers are ready to roll...
Title:  The 69-inch drivers are ready to roll...
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/22/2015  Upload Date: 9/2/2015 7:52:17 PM
Location:  Bethlehem, PA
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories:  Steam
Locomotives:  NKP 765(2-8-4)
Views:  69   Comments: 0
The Baker Valve Gear plate on 765
Title:  The Baker Valve Gear plate on 765
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/22/2015  Upload Date: 9/2/2015 7:52:55 PM
Location:  Bethlehem, PA
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories:  Steam
Locomotives:  NKP 765(2-8-4)
Views:  80   Comments: 0
The crew makes final adjustments at 7:25 a.m., in perfect weather
Title:  The crew makes final adjustments at 7:25 a.m., in perfect weather
Description:  Departure time was scheduled for 8:00 a.m.
Photo Date:  8/22/2015  Upload Date: 8/23/2015 7:07:06 PM
Location:  Bethlehem, PA
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories:  Steam
Locomotives:  NKP 765(2-8-4)
Views:  81   Comments: 0
The PA state park ranger watches 765 depart M&H Junction at 10:41 a.m.
Title:  The PA state park ranger watches 765 depart M&H Junction at 10:41 a.m.
Description:  The train is now on the rails of the Reading and Northern, leaving Norfolk Southern for the trip to Pittston.
Photo Date:  8/22/2015  Upload Date: 9/2/2015 7:56:47 PM
Location:  Glen Onoko, PA
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories:  Bridge,Steam,Action
Locomotives:  NKP 765(2-8-4)
Views:  81   Comments: 0
Meeting the Lehigh Gorge Scenic Railway's "Bike Train" at 11:26 a.m.
Title:  Meeting the Lehigh Gorge Scenic Railway's "Bike Train" at 11:26 a.m.
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/22/2015  Upload Date: 8/23/2015 7:11:54 PM
Location:  Hickory Run, PA
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories:  Steam,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  NKP 765(2-8-4)
Views:  104   Comments: 1
765 ready to complete the back-up move around the Pittston wye at 1:40 p.m.
Title:  765 ready to complete the back-up move around the Pittston wye at 1:40 p.m.
Description:  Note extension to coal compartment on tender...
Photo Date:  8/22/2015  Upload Date: 8/23/2015 7:13:18 PM
Location:  Pittston Junction, PA
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories:  Yard,Steam
Locomotives:  NKP 765(2-8-4)
Views:  78   Comments: 0
Reading and Northern's Pittston Yard, where the train was wyed
Title:  Reading and Northern's Pittston Yard, where the train was wyed
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/22/2015  Upload Date: 9/2/2015 8:01:04 PM
Location:  Pittston Junction, PA
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories:  Yard,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  NKP 765(2-8-4) RBMN 2532(GP30u)
Views:  111   Comments: 0
Leaving Pittston Junction at 1:51 p.m.
Title:  Leaving Pittston Junction at 1:51 p.m.
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/22/2015  Upload Date: 8/23/2015 9:39:51 PM
Location:  Pittston Junction, PA
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories:  Steam,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  NKP 765(2-8-4)
Views:  74   Comments: 0
765 assaulting the grade to Solomon Gap at 2:20 p.m.
Title:  765 assaulting the grade to Solomon Gap at 2:20 p.m.
Description:  With 18 cars on the drawbar...
Photo Date:  8/22/2015  Upload Date: 8/23/2015 7:16:35 PM
Location:  Dupont, PA
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories:  Steam,Action
Locomotives:  NKP 765(2-8-4)
Views:  80   Comments: 1
The high green has the 765 lined to stay on the Reading & Northern's track into Jim Thorpe
Title:  The high green has the 765 lined to stay on the Reading & Northern's track into Jim Thorpe
Description:  Southbound freights switch onto Norfolk Southern here...
Photo Date:  8/22/2015  Upload Date: 9/2/2015 8:10:42 PM
Location:  Glen Onoko, PA
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories:  Steam,Signal,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  NKP 765(2-8-4)
Views:  93   Comments: 1
The 765 and its train looms over the bike trail at 4:19 p.m.
Title:  The 765 and its train looms over the bike trail at 4:19 p.m.
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/22/2015  Upload Date: 8/23/2015 7:22:54 PM
Location:  Glen Onoko, PA
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories:  Steam,Action
Locomotives:  NKP 765(2-8-4)
Views:  59   Comments: 0
A green signal beckons the 765 at 4:30 p.m.
Title:  A green signal beckons the 765 at 4:30 p.m.
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/22/2015  Upload Date: 8/23/2015 7:24:36 PM
Location:  Glen Onoko, PA
Author:  Bob Kise
Categories:  Steam,Signal,Action
Locomotives:  NKP 765(2-8-4)
Views:  83   Comments: 0


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