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)
EBT #15 charges south towards Robertsdale, PA with a load of empty hoppers ready to be filled. They will be returned by days end to be interchanged at Mount Union with the Pennsylvania Railroad. ... (more)
EBT #15 passes by the sand house in the yards at Orbisonia, having just topped off in preparation for day's work along the grade. As it was then, it is now - times are tough at the railroad as it... (more)
A crew brings their load from Mt Union to the town of Orbisonia, pausing ever so slightly before making their way across a grade crossing just ahead of the EBT yard.
The East Broad Top 1910 built two stall engine house located in Mount Union, PA. The building received a new roof in 1993 and was made more secure. It is equipped with pits under both tracks and... (more)
Hmm... I'll bet if you cut the tree down, counted the number of rings, you'd know roughly how long it's been since the last freight car rolled over these rails.
Stumped? Well, don't get the ... (more)
The sound of couplers colliding together, whistle blasts, air compressors and steam locomotive exhaust chuffs, all but an auditory echo from some 50 years past. Here, a long abandoned hopper and ... (more)
Narrow gauge hopper cars as far as the eye can see... Part of what was once a fleet of roughly 275 hopper cars, close to 100 sit preserving a moment of time that once was - a living time capsule o... (more)
Awaiting a call to service that never came... Part of a fleet of narrow gauge hopper cars that once numbered close to 275 sit pending their fate at EBT's Mount Union yard.
A few hoppers were s... (more)
3 years ago when I took this photo I thought for sure I would still be going to orbisionia for some great times and photo ops. Now I sit here just wishing that the owners and operators could just ... (more)
There was a reason they called it the Fall Spectacular! This needs to be saved!
EBT Mikados 17 and 12 simmer on the roundhouse lead in a timeless image shot in the golden years of the East Broad Top's tourist era.