The mid day service has just returned to Orbisonia. It has stopped just short of the switch that that needs to be thrown for it to enter the wye.
Hiding. Three years after my last visit to the EBT, I found time to sneak away from Homecoming in State College to visit Orbisonia again, and found M4 stashed away inside the shop w... (more)
East Broad Top railroads #15 2-8-2 "Mikado" seen here on the round table after it had just emerged from the roundhouse to assume the days duties on a spectacular fall day.
Fall peak at Orbisonia during a photo freight sponsored by Lerro Productions.
As other members of the Peter Lerro Productions EBT charter gathered around the turn table for another picture set up, I wandered over to the station area to sit down and rest my achey knees. ... (more)
Highball to Mt Union! A pan at 1/5th.
The late evening train from Mt. Union roars past the depot at Orbisonia en route to the yard just ahead.
Canon 7D ISO 2000 f/4 1/25th.
EBT #15 leads a mixed train over Runks Road and through the mountains of central PA.
Sponsored by Lerro Productions, EBT 15 halts on the turntable at Orbisonia during a night photo shoot.
A new day dawns on the EBT as a mixed train lead by #15 is first to depart while #17 and #18 sit idle and await their assignment.
Note: EBT 2-8-2's #17 & #18 were brought to "life" utilizin... (more)
A three way stub end switch at the East Broad Top.
The sun is up and #15 heads out of the yards to begin the days work.
After picking up a car from the repair shops, EBT mikado #15 makes her way through the maze of shops and back out to the main as a crew member waits to throw the switch after 15 passes.
Idling at the Orbisonia Depot, E.B.T. 15 poses for a night photo shoot sponsored by the Lerro Productions team.