On the table - It's the end of the day and #15 prepares to roll into her stall in the Orbisonia roundhouse.
East Broad Top 3-ft gauge 2-8-2 number 12 backs to the station and train on the last day of July.
In a timeless scene, East Broad Top narrow gauge Mikado No. 14 drifts through the railroad's classic shop complex in a scene that hadn't changed much in the 46 years since the railroad was abandon... (more)
These two East Broad Top hopper car couplers have been frozen in this position for every winter, spring, summer and fall since 1956.
When I look back on the panoply of life I have experienced i... (more)
This EBT 70,000 lb. capacity hopper is in a fight for it's life. First the protective paint came off, and the rusting began. Then a little sprig of a plant took root near the front journal. Larger... (more)
East Broad Top narrow gauge Mikado No. 14 steams past the sand house and through the EBT shop complex in Rockhill Furnace. The shop area is largely unchanged from the time EBT ceased regular opera... (more)
Assuming the pose of a million engine crews before them, these engine men wait on the loading of their train. Although shot in 2000, I like to think this has a timeless feel.
The East Broad Top... (more)
EBT Mike #15 heads South for Robertsdale, PA with a string of empties to be loaded with coal from the mines of Central PA.
The night hostler is about to put EBT Mikado 15 to bed for the night after a day of hauling coal loads from the mines South of Robertsdale to the EBT Yard at Mt. Union.
A visit to Orbisonia and the East Broad Top was rewarded with EBT 2-8-2 No. 12 under steam and running short excursions on the old mainline.
The coal chute at Orbisonia waits for a tender to fill.
Two crew members line up #15 on EBT's "Armstrong" turntable before wrapping up a hard day's work.
It's just before 9 AM on a Fall day in October and the crew has a full load headed out of the yard at Obisonia en route to Mount Union, PA. EBT #17 and #18 sit idle under steam (actually smoke st... (more)