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East Broad Top RR

12 Jun 1966 was a beautiful day in south-central PA, a great afternoon to spend in Orbisonia and Rockhill , home territory of this fantastic 3'-gauge railroad. It was like stepping back in time as the Q and I roamed about the facilities. Visit the EBT's homepage for more details about the history of this railroad.

2-8-2 #14 had the honors this day.

What a beauty she is steaming through the rolling countryside.

#15 was resting in the yard.

Where else could you find a three-foot gauge, 3-way stub switch?

#14 pauses on her way to the roundhouse for the night.

The old roundhouse and shops were meticulously maintained. On 7 Jun 1998, a fire started in a smokejack and could have been disastrous if an employee and passerby had not noticed the fire and extinguished it with a garden hose before firefighters could arrive.

The turntable with shop facilities in the background.

Passenger equipment for the tourist runs rest in the late afternoon sun.