Nov. 2 Photo Shoot Planned at East Broad Top

A photo shoot is being planned for Nov. 2 at the East Broad Top Railroad in Pennsylvania.

The event will be limited to 30 photographers and feature afternoon and evening photo opportunities.

The starting time is 1 p.m. A dinner break about 4:30 p.m. will precede the night photo shoot.

Tickets are $149 per person. Information is available by contacting Lawrence Biemiller at

Photographers will be able to make images of a 1918 Baldwin-built steam locomotive on the EBT turntable and of the 1927 gas-electric unit in multiple locations around the Rockhill Furnace yard.

There will be antique vehicles and crew members wearing period dress.

Other equipment will be spotted around the yard for the event, and some of it may be moved to provide variety. No rides will be offered on any equipment.
Lighting experts will help create the nighttime shooting opportunities in and around the roundhouse.

EBT No. 17, a 2-8-2 will be featured on the turntable. It pulled the narrow gauge railroad’s last mainline coal trains in March of 1956 and pulled tourist trains through 2001.

The gas-electric car, M-1, was built in the EBT’s shops using blueprints and components from Brill and Westinghouse.

It is reported to be the only such piece of equipment built for an American narrow-gauge railroad that remains operable today.

The EBT has been closed since late 2011 and has been offered for sale by its owners, Joe and Judy Kovalchick.

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