A pan shot of EBT 15 crossing the Long Fill with the Runk Road bridge and a farm in the background with some decent Fall color as well.
EBT 15 brings the last train of the weekend back towards Orbisonia station.
The photo freight special passes just in time as the fringe of a Noreaster rolls into the area and lingers the entire day.
There is no way to exactly capture the feeling of being there, but I feel this is the closest to it.
EBT 15 pulls the passenger train north out of the Orbisonia Station, seen here framed by the 'abandoned' pump station. I say 'abandoned' because there was a mattress inside.
EBT 2-8-2 is reflected in a tiny offshoot that splits from Blacklog Creek, just north of Orbisonia station.
Fall is officially here and this is all thats left of this years crop. EBT 15 pulls the 10:40AM train north towards Colgate Grove.
The 10:40AM passenger train is seen coming back to the station exactly 55 minutes after departing. The building that is framing the train was used as a stage for Orbisonia's recent homecoming fest... (more)
The ghost-like images of the crew (including engineer) can be seen in this 'quick' shot of EBT 15, rods down, on the turntable before being put away for the night.
The 1:45PM passenger starts to climb up grade to Douglas Summit with Jacks Mountain in the background.
Engineer, Thomas Holder, looks back as he backs EBT 15 through the yard in a scene that can easily represent 1916 not 2006. There is one detail that gives the difference away, can you find it?
EBT 15 and passenger train charges up grade before reaching McMullins Summit, the highest point on the East Broad Top north of Rockhill Furnace.
EBT 15 leads the first train of the day across an open field heading North to Colgate Grove.
EBT 15 puts on quite a show leaving Orbisonia with the first run of the day.
EBT 15 leads the 11 AM excursion through the S curve and out onto the fill at Runk Rd through a field of wild flowers.