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  • Annual Report 1950
    the gallery you may also use the buttons to move from page to page Cover Organization Summary of Operations Review of 1950 Review of 1950 con t Review of 1950 con t Review of 1950 con t Review of 1950 con t Facts for 1950 Sources of Income Disposal of Income Simplified Balance Sheet Wages and Rule Changes Wages and Rule Changes con t Legislation Safety Record Freight Loss and Damage Mail Express rates Freight Rate Increase The Year Ahead Coal and Oar Docks Coal and Oar Docks con t Calumet East Wayne Georgetown Accountant s Certification Index to Map and Tables Map of the Nickel Plate Road Map of the Nickel Plate Road con t Mileage Statement of Income Statement of Surplus Assets Liabilities Cost of Property December 31 1950 Securities Owned Equipment Trust Obligations December 31 1950 Equipment Trust Obligations con t Equipment Purchase Agreements Operating Expenses Classified Operating Expenses Classified con t Operating Revenues and Expenses by Months Operating Revenues and Expenses for the Years 1941 to 1950 Inclusive Operating Revenues and Expenses by Months Operating Revenues and Expenses for the Years 1941 to 1950 Inclusive con t Locomotive Train and Car Miles Traffic and Operating Statistics

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  • Annual Report 1960
    Review of 1960 con t Review of 1960 con t Review of 1960 con t Review of 1960 con t Review of 1960 con t Review of 1960 con t Review of 1960 con t Review of 1960 con t Distribution of the Revenue Dollar Facts for 1960 Events of 1960 Accountant s Report Index to Map Tables and Traffic Offices System Map System Map con t Statement of Income

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  • Annual Report 1963
    of Consolidated Financial Operations Condensed Consolidated Balance Sheet Review of 1963 Review of 1960 con t Review of 1960 con t Review of 1960 con t Review of 1960 con t Review of 1960 con t Review of 1960 con t Events of 1963 Facts for 1963 Accountant s Report Index to Map Tables and Traffic Offices System Map System Map con t Statement of Income Consolidated Balance Sheet Assets

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  • April 1948 Front Cover
    picture The Berkshire Type S locomotive shown and 54 others like it were acquired by NKP from Lima Locomotive Co from 1942 to 1944 Fifteen other such engines had been purchased in 1934 They hauled vital freight during crucial war

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  • Here Come the New Diesels Page 1
    N Y plant the fast movIng giants of the rails have electrical equipment built and installed by the General Electric Company Put in service as they were delivered first on the Buffalo Cleveland Division and then on Buffalo Chicago runs the new locomotives already have caused much favorable comment and won many new admirers and friends for Nickel Plate The Fort Wayne Ind reception was typical of those given the new motive power in many another NKP town in New York Pennsylvania Ohio Indiana and Illinois The new passenger diesels are the talk of the town reports Ticket Agent Clarence L Neal When the first one stopped here on Train No 7 a large enthusiastic crowd gathered on the station platform to see this latest development in passenger train power Everyone seemed impressed and several people came to the ticket window and told me that they already were pleased with Nickel Plate passenger service but that these new locomotives would improve it further Each ALCO GE locomotive unit complete in itself is equipped with a 2 000 horsepower 16 cylinder V type supercharged engine with a rated speed of 1 000 revolutions per minute and capable of attaining a maximum

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  • Here Come the New Diesels Page 2
    have been provided at Fort Wayne Conneaut Buffalo Cleveland Union Terminal Frankfort and Stony Island to provide water for the heating boilers in each unit Fundamentally these new power units like all diesel electrics are electric locomotives carrying their own generating plant Some of the obvious riding qualities from the passenger s point of view may be attributed to this fact The 115 ton units are exceptionally smooth in starting accelerating and braking Unless he has been looking out a window the casual passenger soon finds himself gliding along at high speed before he realizes he s moving And in coming to a halt the old abrupt jerk to a final stop is gone The new diesels ease into stations and slide to a stop without the slightest irregularity of motion ALCO GE experts who build these locomotives list diesel electric advantages over steam power as fuel economy flexibility high availability and economy of operation Certainly Nickel Plate s early experience bears them out Two units totaling 4 000 horsepower are used back to back on Buffalo Chicago trains Arranged in this fashion they present a symmetrical double end streamlined appearance Cleveland St Louis trains require only one 2 000

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  • Here Come the New Diesels Page 3
    local hotels ALCO GE provide the necessary instruction material which becomes the property of the students when the course is completed A photograph of their class and a certificate of attendance at the school is given to railroad men studying there In addition to the technical knowledge they acquire railroaders also have an opportunity to make friends with men in like jobs on other lines Road foremen of engines learned from trained veteran ALCO enginemen the best and most efficient way to operate the new passenger engines and in turn have been passing their newly acquired knowledge on to NKP engineers and firemen who have been accustomed to handling steam locomotives For the first week of their use ALCO men rode with Nickel Plate engine crews giving on the spot instruction and helping the veterans get accustomed to the new controls Painted in striking blue and nickel colors Practical training is a keynote of the ALCO GE Diesel School at the Schenectady N Y plant of the American Locomotive Company where 76 Nickel Plate Road employees have studied diesel engine construction and maintenance since last June At work on an engine in a January class above are Front row from

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  • Through Five Great States - Page 1
    industrially blessed by varied natural resources and strong because of the character and stability of their citizenry The Nickel Plate serves the states which combined form the industrial Ruhr of America as well as the heart of its breadbasket The crops and industries of this region are so diversified as to be almost limitless in possibilities During 1947 Nickel Plate Road s Industrial Development Department reported 51 new permanent industries located along the line as well as 27 temporary industries and major plant expansions amounting to over 8 000 000 One of the most important agricultural enterprises in Nickel Plate s territory in western Ohio Indiana and Illinois is the planting cultivating harvesting transporting and processing of soy beans Hundreds of soy bean elevators line NKP tracks throughout these states as testimony to a big business Progressive farmers like the one pictured here right above cultivate their far reaching fields with modern tractor driven equipment Nickel Plate Road s Industrial Development Department has been instrumental in promoting soy bean raising and processing by exhibiting types of beans their oils and by products and by publishing an authoritative soy bean production map annually Photo by Ewing Galloway The ever expanding industries

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