Norfolk & Western Alco RS11 2857 was the former Nickel Plate 857, built in 1959. It assumed its N&W number in 1965, following the 1964 merger with NKP and Wabash. It was retired late in 1974 and sold for scrap early in 1975. David V. Leonard took the transparency at Decatur, Illinois on May 3, 1974.