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The Nickel Plate Road

The History of a Great Railroad

by Taylor Hampton

  • 358 Want to read
  • 4 Currently reading

Published by C.P.M. Circulation Publishing and Marketing .
Written in English

  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • History: American,
  • Corporate & Business History - General,
  • General,
  • United States - General

  • The Physical Object
    Number of Pages400
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8777657M
    ISBN 101928551173
    ISBN 109781928551171

    May 31,  · South Lima’s railroad history. Lifestyle In his book “The Nickel Plate Story,” author John A. Rehor wrote that the Nickel Plate also transported a half dozen or more trainloads of crude. John B. Corns (Corns, John B.) ISBN () Hardcover, TLC Publishing, Find This Book › Find signed collectible books: 'Nickel Plate Road: Publicity Photos Volume 1' More editions of Nickel Plate Road: Publicity Photos Volume 1: has become a leading book price. Nov 04,  · Among those things were three copies of old NICKEL PLATE ROAD company magazines/newsletters. Needless to say, they were fun to read through. In the photo above, note that one of them was commemorating the 75th anniversary of the Nickel Plate. Inside was a brief history of the road and related articles.

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Apr 12,  · "The Nickel Plate Road: The History of a Great Railroad, " by Taylor Hampton, World Publishing, Cleveland and New York, This is the story of the Nickel Plate Road, which was created into run from Buffalo to Chicago by way of Cleveland and Ft.

Wayne, with a branch to St. Louis.3/5(2). The road's general offices at Cleveland frequently were besieged by delegations hoping to bring about the routing of the line through their communities. During these inter-city rivalries was born the nickname for the New York, Chicago and St.

Louis - The Nickel Plate Road - Headquarters: Cleveland, Ohio. Building The Nickel Plate Road. Several anecdotal stories detail why the syndicate wished to expand across the Midwest.

One of the most widely published was presented in the book, "The Nickel Plate Road: The History Of A Great Railroad" by Taylor Hampton and the Nickel Plate Road, in which it is said George Seney and William Vanderbilt (heir to the Vanderbilt empire) had a great dislike for.

Oct 19,  · Nickel Plate Road: Publicity Photos Volume 1 [John B. Corns] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This book features over of the best b&w photographs taken for the Nickel Plate Roads publicity department by commercial photographers and later by Nickel Plates own official photographers.

Filled with nostalgic photos of steam and diesel 5/5(1). The Nickel Plate Road, the History of a Great Railroad by hampton, taylor and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The entire Nickel Plate team did a stellar job, from helping me plan the event through seamlessly serving the multiple courses and multiple wines throughout our two hour train ride.

It was a ballet of servers on a swaying train without a drop spilled!”. NKP Magazine Past Issues By holding CTRL+F on most Windows computers (or COMMAND+F on a Mac), you can search the past issues of the NKPHTS's Nickel Plate Road Magazine on this page for topics of your choosing.

Some of these back issues are available for purchase in the NKPHTS Company Store; these are noted with links under the "Buy" column at right.

Bibliography of NKP Publications. Below you will find a list of Nickel Plate Road books, magazines, and diagrams published over the years.

The Nickel Plate Road book Publications for sale by the NKPHTS are noted in the 4th column (visit our Company Store).It is possible to find some publications not offered by the society, or out of print, at hobby shops, train shows, railroad museums, eBay, Amazon, Barnes & Noble.

Nickel Plate Road is a "Berkshire" type steam locomotive built in by the Lima Locomotive Works in Lima, Ohio as a member of the S-2 class for the New York, Chicago & St.

Louis Railroad, commonly referred to as the "Nickel Plate Road".Built as a fast freight locomotive, the served the Nickel Plate until being retired in and placed into tecknoquestllc.comr: Lima Locomotive Works. The Nickel Plate Road (NYC&St.L) was one of the last major steam railroads to switch to the new The Nickel Plate Road book locomotives.

NKP president John Bernet era The Nickel Plate Road book Bernet's reign, the Nickel Plate grew substantially. Inthe Nickel Plate purchased the Lake Erie and Western Railroad, giving it access to Sandusky, Ohio and Peoria, Illinois.

Why Was It Called the Nickel Plate Road. Author: MartyBernard Wikipedia explains the nickname: "Another reason for the popularity of the New York, Chicago and St. Louis Railway was the positive economic impact on cities that any new railroad went through at that time [s].

The famous Nickel Plate No. restored and running at numerous railfan events. A Berkshire. Today, the Arcadia Depot serves as a museum and window into the past.

The depot shows visitors the history of the Arcadia community and the Nickel Plate Road through interactive museum panels and tangible displays. The Depot is open to the public, free of charge, Saturdays from 11 a.m.- 3 p.m. from May-September. Nickel Plate Road passenger trains were modest, yet classy and respectable.

Flagship among its trains was the Limited which connected Chicago with Buffalo, and then on to Hoboken near New York City courtesy of ally Delaware, Lackawanna & Western aboard that carrier’s train, the New York Nickel Plate Limited was first introduced by the railroad during April ofwhen a previously.

Nickel Plate Arts cultivates arts resources to enrich the lives of everyone who experiences our community. A commitment to creativity, leadership, innovation, efficiency and individual dignity guides what we do and how we do it.

Nickel Plate Arts serves eastern Hamilton County, from Fishers to Atlanta. The Nickel Plate Road: The History of a Great Railroad -Taylor Hampton Book. Condition is Brand New. Shipped with USPS First Class Rating: % positive. The Nickel Plate Road book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.

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Book by Hampton, Taylor5/5(1). In the s and 50s, the City of Fort Wayne, Indiana and the Nickel Plate Road sustained an interesting love-hate relationship.

The iron roadbeds of the Nickel Plate, New York Central, Wabash, and Pennsylvania railroads surrounded Fort Wayne.

The Nickel Plate was nestled within the city; its West Wayne Yards were only blocks from downtown. ThriftBooks sells millions of used books at the lowest everyday prices.

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Jul 02,  · It was Nickel Plate Road # being hauled down the Strasburg Railroad line to Leaman Place for test running. Old number was hauled by Strasburg Railroad's # We caught the at. Jul 13,  · Nickel Plate Diesels.

Due to the fact that the New York, Chicago & St. Louis (otherwise known as the “Nickel Plate Road”) was merged into the Norfolk & Western on October 16,it’s easy to forget that they had what we would consider a fairly unusual roster of diesel locomotives. Apr 01,  · Nickel Plate Road S2-Class Berkshire # is one of the largest operating steam locomotives in the world.

Based out of Fort Wayne, Indiana. The Mad River & NKP Railroad Society Anthology. The Mad River & NKP Railroad Society proudly presents the first ever book about the museum - an Anthology.

The Anthology is a book written about the railroad history of Bellevue and Northern Ohio. It documents the making of the Mad River and NKP Railroad Society Museum. The Nickel Plate and the Wabash were absorbed by the Norfolk and Western in the late 's, which later became the Norfolk Southern.

Inthe Nickel Plate Limited, trains 8 and 5, left Chicago and New York in the morning, arriving at the other terminal the.

STRASBURG, Pa. — Officials with the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania say they'll soon transfer ownership of their historic Nickel Plate Road steam locomotive, S-3 class Berkshire No. to the Mad River & NKP Railroad Museum in Bellevue, Ohio. The Nickel Plate Road Historical & Technical Society, Inc., North Hampton, Ohio.

4, likes · talking about this · 17 were here. The Nickel Plate /5(22). INDEPENDENCE, Ohio — Nickel Plate Road No. ’s September just got a little busier. Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad says it will start selling tickets on Tuesday for steam excursions with the famed Fort Wayne, Ind.-based Berkshire that will take place Sept.

and The Nickel Plate Road. Posted on September 5, by Dr. Scott Toussaint. When I was a young boy, my Dad worked in the Tribune Tower overlooking the Chicago River in downtown Chicago. It was a beautiful Gothic building that is the destination of many architectural students who travel from all over the country to study it.

I can’t exactly say. BERKSHIRE ERA HC Book Rehor NICKEL PLATE NKP Rare 1stEd. Pricing & History. This book is a must have for any fan of the Nickel Plate or its steam locomotives and has long been my favorite. They are getting harder and harder to find, especially in this nice condition.

Berkshire Era A Pictorial Review Nickel Plate Road By John A. Find Nickel Plate Road # by Bo Gray at Blurb Books. Black and white photographs of restored steam locomotive Nickel Plate Road # in Indiana and Michigan on Released on: February 19, Berkshires Of The Nickel Plate Road In Color Volume 1 Railroad Book $ Items Ordering Product Matching \ Time Ending \ Cheapest \ Highest Price \ Recent Additions Select Price Less Than $41 \ Less Than $ \ Less Than $ \ Less Than $ \ Less Than $ \ Less Than $ \ Less Than $ \ Less Than $ \ Less Than $ Apr 01,  · "Berkshires of the Nickel Plate Road" celebrates the legendary Berkshire () steam locomotives of the New York, Chicago & St.

Louis Railroad (Nickel Plate Road), and documents their fascinating story from the dawn of the Super-Power steam era, through dieselization, and on to today's museum and excursion survivors. The Nickel Plate Road While many railroad companies had tracks in East St.

Louis, it is useful to look briefly at one of them, the Nickel Plate Road, and learn more about how it functioned and participated in a transportation system that not only transformed East St. Louis, but the entire country.

Taylor Hampton's book, The Nickel Plate Road: History of a Great Railroad, devotes an entire chapter to the subject. It was a common slang expression of the era, but there was much debate at the time as to who originated the name in print.

It boils down to Mr. F.R. Loomis, editor of the Norwalk (Oh.). Lionel - Legacy GP9 Torpedo Diesel Engine "Nickel Plate Road" # Default Title - $ USD $ $ Steam & Diesel on the Nickel Plate Road Vol. 4 DVD No American railroad provided faster freight service in the s’s than the Nickel Plate Road.

Haul. $ The Nickel Plate Road. S-2 Class Berkshire type Locomotives. Below are a sampling of pages from the book.

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Get this from a library. The Nickel Plate Road: the history of a great railroad. [Taylor Hampton] -- An engrossing, scholarly account of a great railroad from its infancy up to the present. When the New York, Chicago and St. Louis Railway was incorporated inits builders did not suspect that.

FORT WAYNE, Ind. — Fort Wayne Railroad Historical Society's beloved Berkshire, Nickel Plate Road No. is on its way from northern Indiana to make a weekend of excursions in eastern Ohio today. Nickel Plate Road 10 0 63 (1 Today) Motion book. Tell a visual story. Create comics and graphic novels that jump off the screen.

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See More by metalheadrailfan.History of Nickel Plate Road cabooses, with information on their design over the years, interesting anecdotes, modeling tips (including a list of manufacturers), and a list of preserved cabooses.

Packed with black and white photos, drawings and schematics. Format: Paperback.Nickel Plate Road. Freight Car Folio Diagrams Passenger Car Folio Diagrams A Modeler's Reference. Edited & restored by Tim Mulina, BHI Publications.

This book has heavy duty, laminated cardstock covers and is 8 1/2" wide and 11" tall. Sample pages are below. MSRP $ + s&h.