Foggy East Broad Top: Oozing Steam. Having just been turned to face south, EBT Mikado #15 sits on the Orbisonia Turntable just oozing steam from a number of sources. In the background, is ... (more)
Heave! EBT shop crew members lean hard on the push poles of the Orbisonia Turntable as they turn Mikado #15 to align her with the service track....and give us a rear-quarter view of their l... (more)
Foggy East Broad Top: The "Armstrong" Turntable. East Broad Top crews unlock their manual "Armstrong" Turntable as they prepare to rotate Mikado #15 onto the servicing t... (more)
Misty East Broad Top: Leaving the House. On a cool, misty fall morning, EBT's last operable Mike leaves the Orbisonia Round House to begin what would be the last of the railroad's Fall Spec... (more)
East Broad Top doodlebug M-1 takes a spin on the Orbisonia turntable. The gas-electric’s day is over, and it’s time to go into the roundhouse.
East Broad Top doodlebug M-1 rolls past the Orbisonia machine shop. After an afternoon of shuttling back and forth to Shirleysburg, it’s time to head to the roundhouse.
Put your backs into it, boys!
It’s not common knowledge, but the East Broad Top sometimes used child labor as part of the operations. Here, three underage workers assist a supervisor to sp... (more)
East Broad Top Mikado 15 leads a regular Saturday train north out of Orbisonia, Pennsylvania. It’s sad to know the current state of the railroad.