Nickel Plate Road In Color
Vol 1: 1946 - 1959
By Stephen M. Timko.
Cloth with dust jacket, 8.5x11, 128 pages, all color photos, glossy stock. 2009.
"?The Nickel Plate was the place to be in the 1950s when the next headlight might be a pair of sleek PAs or a thundering Berk."
...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...."