Nickel Plate Road Publicity Photos 1943-1952 Volume 1 by John B. Corns

Cover of: Nickel Plate Road | John B. Corns

Published by TLC Publishing .

Written in English

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  • Transportation,
  • Reference,
  • Railroads - General,
  • Transportation / Railroads / General,
  • Railroads - History

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The Physical Object
Number of Pages128
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Open LibraryOL8685099M
ISBN 101883089220
ISBN 109781883089221

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Nickel Plate Road (New York, Chicago & St. Louis Railroad) Locomotive No. History: As ofthe New York, Chicago and St. Louis Railroad, which came to be known by the nickname the "Nickel Plate Road," owned miles of main track, leased two short line railroads which owned miles, and had miles of trackage rights on other systems, for a total length of lines.

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InJohn A. Rehor released four pages of corrections and additions to his book, The Nickel Plate Story, which was first published in by Kalmbach Publishing four pages can be viewed below.

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Nickel Plate Road Magazine is the Official Quarterly Magazine of the Nickel Plate Road Historical and Technical Society. Each issue contains in-depth articles covering the history of the Nickel Plate Road, its predecessor lines, and other closely affiliated railroads.

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service between and before closing out production with a Mexican order in Nickel Plate Road. Cloverleaf District. Toledo, Ohio to St.

Louis, Missouri. Physical Data and Other Information of Interest. dpi djvu (~60K @ double page spread) System Map dpi jpg (K) - dpi djvu (K) See also NKP District. © Fort Wayne Railroad Historical Society, Inc.

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is a class "S-2" "Berkshire" type steam was built in August by the Lima Locomotive Works in Lima, Ohio, as the ninth engine of its is a high powered fast freight locomotive that carried perishables between Chicago and Buffalo, New York.

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