Looking north on the EBT out of Orbisonia, PA.
Trains last ran here in the Fall of 2011 and the occasional speeder passes thru.
Using the light from a truck transfer station just around the bend... (more)
The "last" EBT Freight. It's just after 4 PM on the last day of the 2011 EBT Fall Spectacular, and what may well have been the last freight train ever operated by the railroad is ... (more)
Ready for Departure. The first passenger train on the third and final day of the 2011 Fall Spectacular sits on the platform at Orbisonia Station, ready to make its run north toward Shirleys... (more)
An old soldier soldiers on. After completing morning servicing, EBT locomotives would typically back down the roundhouse lead all the way to the south yard switch. There, they would switch ... (more)
Old Easty after Dark. The sun has gone down but the railroad never sleeps. The crew of an East Broad Top Freight discusses the evening's train orders as they prepare to depart the Orbisoni... (more)
East Broad Top after Dark: South Yard. After coaling and watering their locomotive, an EBT Engine Crew waits for switches to be lined for their last move of the day; the move to the roundho... (more)
Yard Moves. EBT Mikado #15 passes the water column on the west side of the Orbisonia Yard as she works at putting together a freight consist.
One of the biggest challenges in processing... (more)
Passing the Sand House. EBT Mikado #15 passes the old sand tower as she shuttles some freight cars around the Orbisonia Yard on a cool, fall afternoon under changeable skies. This image w... (more)
Foggy East Broad Top: Freight to Mt. Union. EBT Mikado #15 blows for the Enyart Road crossing as she takes a short freight north toward Mt. Union on a foggy fall morning. This image was sh... (more)
Steamy East Broad Top: At the water plug. Oozing about as much steam as I could ever ask for, EBT's venerable "Mike" #15 pauses at the water plug adjacent to the shop building to... (more)
Foggy East Broad Top: The ash pit. EBT Mikado #15 sits at the ashing station as the hostlers dump ashes and clean her fire before turning the locomotive over to the crew who will run her fo... (more)
Foggy East Broad Top: Echoes of the Past. EBT Mikado #15 steams at the ash pit as her stablemate, Mikado #17 rests on an adjacent track. In days of old, multiple narrow gauge Mikados would... (more)
Foggy East Broad Top: Cleaning the Fire. EBT Mikado #15 sits at the ashing station as the hostlers clean her fire and dump ashes, before turning the locomotive over to the crew who will run... (more)
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)