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East Broad Top

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Published by Golden West Books in San Marino, Calif .
Written in English

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  • East Broad Top Railroad.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementLee Rainey and Frank Kyper.
ContributionsKyper, Frank, 1940-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTF25.E36 R254 1982
The Physical Object
Pagination256 p. :
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3780415M
ISBN 100870950789
LC Control Number81020326
OCLC/WorldCa8110644

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Dec 30,  · Built in the early s, the East Broad Top hauled iron, coal, ore, minerals and passengers for over 83 years. The three-foot-gauge trackage twisted along a picturesque mile route connecting Mount Union, Orbisonia and Robertsdale in remote and beautiful south-central Pennsylvania/5(4). Feb 16,  · This book is on the Huntington & East Broad Top Railroad. This railroad once served a group of coal mines in Pennsylvania. Today the coal mines have been closed and the railroad is operated as a tourist railroad. Having visited the East Broad Top I have been interested in seeing more photographs from the railroad's past/5(7). Feb 06,  · The Shops of the East Broad Top Railroad: At Rockhill Furnace, Pennsylvania. by Thomas Diehl | Mar 31, out of 5 stars 4. Paperback $ $ Audible Listen to Books & Original Audio Performances: Book Depository Books With Free Delivery Worldwide: Box Office Mojo Find Movie Box Office Data. The East Broad Top Railroad (EBT) is the oldest narrow-gauge railroad in the nation. Built in the early s, it hauled minerals and passengers for over 83 years, with twists and turns all along a beautiful mile route connecting Mount Union, Orbisonia and Robertsdale in south-central Pennsylvania.

Feb 06,  · Chartered in , the East Broad Top Railroad began operating in through scenic Huntingdon County in south-central Pennsylvania. This well-managed narrow-gauge railroad connected the isolated Broad Top Mountain coal field with the Pennsylvania Railroad at Mount tangoloji.com: ArcadiaPublishing. East Broad Top, Rockhill, PA. 13, likes · 12, talking about this · 1, were here. America's oldest and most authentic 36" gauge railroad/5(). East Broad Top Railroad Homepage Site Info. The East Broad Top Homepage is unofficial, and as such does not necessarily represent the views of nor does it have any direct relationship to Friends of the EBT, Kovalchick Salvage Company, The East Broad Top . With all its unique features, the East Broad Top Railroad has lots of appeal as a prototype for modeling. Kits and ready-to-run locomotives, rolling stock and structures are available in many scales, including N, Hon3, Sn3, On3 and G. This is an (incomplete) list of all the suppliers I know of that offer EBT models.

The history of the East Broad Top Railroad & Coal Company predates the Civil War. As Dr. George Hilton notes in his book, "American Narrow Gauge Railroads," it was originally chartered on April 16, to serve mines located along a rich 80 square-mile seam of bituminous coal found on the Broad Top Mountain plateau. Chartered in , the East Broad Top Railroad began operating in through scenic Huntingdon County in south-central Pennsylvania. This well-managed narrow-gauge railroad connected the isolated Broad Top Mountain coal field with the Pennsylvania Railroad at Mount Union. With a decline in the hauling of coal, service ended in Nick Kovalchick, president of the Kovalchick Salvage. Friends of the East Broad Top, Robertsdale, PA. 3, likes · 1, talking about this · 25 were here. Dedicated to the preservation and restoration of the East Broad Top Railroad National Historic /5(67). The East Broad Top Railroad and Coal Company (EBT) is a 3 ft ( mm) narrow gauge historic railroad headquartered in Rockhill Furnace, Pennsylvania, 19 miles (31 km) north of Interstate 76 (the Pennsylvania Turnpike) and 11 miles (18 km) south of U.S. Route 22, the William Penn tangoloji.comarters: Rockhill Furnace, Pennsylvania.