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Along the East Broad Top

Don Heimburger

Along the East Broad Top

by Don Heimburger

  • 4 Want to read
  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Heimburger House Publishing Company .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Trains & railways: general interest,
  • Transportation,
  • Railroads - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages248
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8299118M
    ISBN 100911581081
    ISBN 109780911581089
    OCLC/WorldCa18854466

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    East Broad Top Railroad, Saltillo Station, Along the East Broad Top Railroad (at milepost ) and PA Route (South Main Street), Saltillo, Huntingdon County, PA HAER PA (sheet 1 of 6). × 9,; KBHeritage designation: National Historic Landmark, . To find drawings relating to the East Broad Top RR, click on the search our database link (which takes you to the Library of Congress search page) and enter the search term east broad top and then select match on this exact phrase These drawings are available as group IV compressed tiff files in two resolutions.

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Along the East Broad Top 1st Edition by Don Heimburger (Author) out of 5 stars 2 ratings. ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important. ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book. The digit and digit formats both work. /5(2). East Broad Top, Rockhill, PA.

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Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" — $ $ /5(2). ALONG THE EAST BROAD TOP-Donald Heimburger pages hardcover This a look at the East Broad Top.

Includes a look at the Broad Top coal fields, Orbisonia, Shirleysburg, Robertsdale, Mt Union, Coles, Shade Gap, tunnels, steam locomotives, motor cars. The East Broad Top is a National Historic Landmark and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. “This is the best possible outcome for the railroad, which has been in my Along the East Broad Top book for two generations,” said Joseph Kovalchick, whose father, Nick Kovalchick, purchased the East Broad Top Railroad & Coal Co.

after its coal mines. 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 Ap to serve mines located along a rich 80 square-mile seam of bituminous coal found on the Broad Top Mountain plateau.

Friends of the East Broad Top, Robertsdale, PA. 3, likes 23 talking about this 25 were here. Dedicated to the preservation and restoration of the East Founded: The East Broad Top Railroad and Coal Company (EBT) is a 3 ft ( mm) narrow gauge historic and heritage 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.

Ro the William Penn Highway. Operating from toit is one of the nation's oldest and best Headquarters: Rockhill Furnace, Pennsylvania. Last updated Jan. 23, One of the unique features of the East Broad Top Railroad was the operation of standard-gauge freight cars along the narrow-gauge EBT tracks.

The East Broad Top is the oldest narrow-gauge line still in operation in the U.S. and the last original narrow gauge railroad in existence east of the Mississippi River. Most of. “The Current Chapter” The last time I saw the East Broad Top under steam was October 29th,during a freak pre-winter blizzard fondly referred to as Snowtober.

The storm produced unusually early season snowfall across the northeastern United States, breaking records for total accumulations. In fact, in some cities Halloween was cancelled and children. Tracks along the entire mainline from Mount Union to Alvin still exist, together with most yard and service tracks, within the boundaries of the East Broad Top Railroad National Historic Landmark.

While the bulk of the EBT's traffic originated at the mines in Robertsdale and Woodvale, various branches and feeder lines were built to reach other. - Explore richardjschager's board "EAST BROAD TOP", followed by people on Pinterest.

See more ideas about Steam locomotive, Train and Locomotive pins. The stock caboose is a pretty good model of the East Broad Top's steel-frame caboose.

The challenge was to take this caboose and see if I could make it into a workable model. I knew right off the bat the body of the caboose was too low for a figure, but I wasn't sure how that would affect the rest of the process. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Along the East Broad Top by Donald J.

Heimburger (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at 5/5(1). The East Broad Top, henceforth known as the EBT, has many features that an eastern standard gauge railroad might have had. Perhaps the neatest thing is that at Mt. Union, PA, the EBT interchanged with the Pennsylvania RR at its main line.

This gives the S scaler some interesting options. He can model the EBT entirely in Sn3 or model both S and Sn3. East Broad Top has a unique historical pedigree. First organized in as the East Broad Top Railroad & Coal Co. to bring semi-bituminous coal out of the surrounding mountains, the three-foot-gauge railroad was built from to and ultimately boasted 33 miles of main line.

Working from the plans drawn up by Lee Rainey in and published in in Along the East Broad Top by Donald J. Heimburger, I decided to scratch build my own version of the Orbisonia station.

The plans in the book are in S scale, but it was a simple matter to use a copy machine to convert the drawings to HO scale. East Broad Top Railroad timeline. The East Broad Top Railroad receives a charter from the Pennsylvania legislature.

After numerous delays, construction of the railroad begins in Mount Union. Shortly beforehand, the directors decide to save money by building a. Awesome morning flow testing for Phase 1 of the East Broad Top project. Very amazing place rich with history and good people. Looking forward to being a part of preserving this rare hidden history book.

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(FEBT) is a (c)(3) nonprofit, tax-exempt educational and historical society dedicated to the preservation and restoration of the East Broad Top Railroad National Historic Landmark in Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania.