Nickel Plate Power In Color
1940 - 1964
By Stephen M. Timko.
Cloth with dust jacket, 8.5x11, 128 pages, all color photos, glossy stock. 2022.
"A look at the diverse locomotives of this Fallen Flag road that rostered Alco, Baldwin, EMD, FM, GE, and Lima locomotives. From a single-unit purchase of a GE 44-tonner, Alco C-420 and EMD GP35, to dozens of GP7s and GP9s, the “Plate” was a fan favorite for train watching and photography."
...from the NKPTHS: "The New York, Chicago & St. Louis Railroad Company (NYC&StL) had a storied 83 year existence. Starting as a single road built with cash, it ended with four districts as a result of acquisitions made over the years. It survived control by the New York Central and a joint venture with the C&O and Pere Marquette, and evolved into a leader in the delivery of freight with its renowned "Nickel Plate High Speed Service" and mighty Berkshires...."