Photographers line up to shoot EBT 15 and 17 side by side in the Orbisonia Yard in the pouring rain.
Ex-Companhia de Transportes Coletivos (Brazil) trolley 1875, wearing Conestoga Traction Co. livery, trundles through the woods along a small stream just west of Shade Gap.
EBT 15 begins to work again as she hits the grade at Douglas Summit, the deepest cut on the excursion line, just north of the 'Long Fill'.
EBT 15 simmers by the yard office under a spectacular sunset before taking out the Night Train more than an hour late.
In just under a week, railfans will once again descend on Orbisonia, Pennsylvania to take part in an annual ritual, the East Broad Top's Fall Spectacular, held every year on Columbus Day weekend.
At the EBT's Fall Spectacular, #15 is seen climbing the hill at McMullins Summit, on the first run that Saturday morning. It was a beautiful fall day!
EBT #14 works the yard in Orbisonia, PA in the summer of 1952...or is it?
fireman watches his train navigate the turnouts entering the yard
Loading coal into number 14 for another run.
EBT engineer inspects his locomotive before the first run of the day.
With a full load of passengers from Altoona's Railfest, EBT 15 crosses Meadow St. in Orbisonia past the original Orbisonia Station.With a full load of passengers from Altoona's Railfest, EBT 15 cr... (more)
EBT 15 nears the end of the final excursion on this beautiful Summer afternoon in June. There are still a few of these oval crossing signs left on the EBT.