The first train of the day makes it's return trip to Orbisonia on a beautiful first day of October.
Getting Ready For Days Run
EBT #15 simmers in the shop complex after a ride on the newly rebuilt turntable on opening weekend 2006.
Pan shot of EBT 15 as she marks her return to steam in through the foliage of the 2005 season close. Railroad: East Broad TopLocomotive: Steam 2-8-2Location: Orbisonia, Pennsylvania, USALocomotive #: EBT 15Train ID: UnknownPhoto Date: October, 2005
EBT Mikados 15 and 14 await the morning's assignment.
#15 and 14 lead the photgrapher's coal special past a few houses right off of Rte. 522.
Passing a classic cast iron crossing sign, the fireman on 15 gives the chasers a wave as he enjoys the ride back to Orbisonia aboard the doubleheaded coal train.
Struggling on the wet rails, EBT 15 put on a great smoke show as it passes under a farmer's driveway bridge as it nears the top of McMullen's Summit.
As seen from the center of the Runk Rd. bridge over Aughwick Creek, EBT 15 is framed perfectly as it sails over the Long Fill on its way back to Orbisonia.
It's a gas-electric sandwich with EBT 17 displayed at left, and newly rebuilt EBT 15 sliding past the EBT's home built gas-electric M1.
With the rain coming down, EBT 2-8-2s 15 and 14 work up McMullen's Summit on the return trip to Orbisonia during the 2005 Fall Spectacular.
#15 and #14 simmer in the roundhouse after the first day of the Fall Spectacular with 16-tonner M6 sandwiched between them.
Fall Spectacular lighter image
#15 blasts through the Rockhill Yards with the passenger train about an hour before the next departure.
After returning to Orbisonia with one of the night trains, EBT 15 poses for a few photos before uncoupling from the train and heading to the roundhouse.