East Broad Top 1999 Fall Spectacular Schedule
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Note that unlike in all previous years, parking will not be permitted in the roundhouse lot. The station lot, elementary school lot and 'carnival ground' area across the tracks from the station will be available for parking. (ed.)
THE EAST BROAD TOP RAILROAD JOSEPH KOVALCHICK,
The Kovalchick Family,
Owners and Operators
ROCKHILL FURNACE, PENNSYLVANIA 17249
Phone Area Code 814-447-3011
EAST BROAD TOP RAILROAD'S 1999 FALL SPECTACULAR
OCTOBER 9 AND OCTOBER 10
The East Broad Top Railroad owned by the Kovalchick family of Indiana, PA, announces the schedule for the 1999 Fall Spectacular. Excursion trips from the original Orbisonia Station will begin at 9:30 A.M. and continue through 4:40 P.M. Four of the EBT's seventy to eighty year old steam locomotives, (#12, #14, #15 & #17) will operate single and double headed, pulling a variety of trains throughout both days. An informative announcement will be given aboard each train. Among the unique trains to operate is an authentic EBT Shade Gap Picnic Train, consisting of all open cars and a caboose that will run throughout both days. The historic M-1 Gas Electric Car, built on site in the EBT shops will make a rare trip at 2:00 P.M. both days. Tours of the shops in which the M-1 and much of the EBT's rolling stock was built will be offered several times each day ($5.00 per tour, per person). The Night Train, a popular once a year event, will depart at 6:45 P.M. on Saturday. Thirty-five trains are scheduled to operate during the two day event. For your convenience, several food vendors will be on site all day.
FARES ADULT CHILD (Ages 2 yrs. thru 11 Yrs.) Regular steam ride, mixed train and Shade Gap Picnic train $10.00 $7.50 M-1 Gas Electric ride $25.00 $25.00 One Day Pass (Saturday) $50.00 $35.00 One Day Pass (Sunday) $40.00 $25.00
A One Day Pass entitles purchaser to ride any regular steam narrow gauge trains (excluding historical M-1 Gas Electric train) on that day or days, as space is available.
Tickets are available by mail. Please enclose a stamped, self-addressed envelope with your check made payable to the East Broad Top Railroad, memo, Fall Spectacular. Be sure to specify the number and type of tickets needed.
The Rockhill Trolley Museum will use all operable equipment, a wooden interurban car, a Toonerville-type trolley, a Brill car, a Bullet car among other recent acquisitions, work equipment and others. A One Day Pass will cost $6.00 for adults on Saturday and $5.00 for Adults on Sunday. A full Weekend Pass is $9.00. (Please make separate checks for trolley passes, payable to Rockhill Trolley Museum).
WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO SUBSTITUTE EQUIPMENT OR CHANGE SCHEDULE.
DESIGNATED "NATIONAL HISTORIC LANDMARK" BY UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, NATIONAL PARK SERVICE
THE EAST BROAD TOP RAILROAD
FALL SPECTACULAR 1999
October 9 - October 10
4 Steam Locomotives--Single and Double Headers
ANNUAL WHISTLE SALUTE
9:30 A.M. Passenger train - Loco. No. 14 and coaches 9:35 A.M. Shade Gap Picnic train - Loco. No. 15 and open cars, caboose 10:30 A.M. Passenger train - Loco. No. 14 10:35 A.M. Mixed train - Loco. No. 17 10:45 A.M. Shade Gap Picnic train - Loco. Nos. 12 and 15 12:00 Noon Annual Salute 12:20 P.M. Shade Gap Picnic train - Loco. No. 15 12:25 P.M. Passenger train - Loco. Nos. 12 and 14 12:30 P.M. Mixed train - Loco. No. 17 1:40 P.M. Passenger train - Loco. No. 14 1:45 P.M. Shade Gap Picnic train - Loco. No. 15 1:50 P.M. Mixed train - Loco. No. 17 2:00 P.M. Special M-1 Gas Electric trip 3:10 P.M. Mixed train - Loco. No. 17 3:15 P.M. Passenger train - Loco. No. 14 3:20 P.M. Shade Gap Picnic train - Loco. No. 15 4:40 P.M. Passenger train - Loco. No. 14 6:45 P.M. Night train - Loco. No. 14 (Saturday only) 6:50 P.M. Night train - Loco. No. 15 (Saturday only)
SHOP TOURSSaturday, October 9 - 10:00 A.M., 11:30 A.M., 1:00 P.M., 2:30 P.M.
Sunday, October 10 - 10:00 A.M., 11:30 A.M., 1:00 P.M.
Tickets for Shop Tours available at Railroad ticket window and at shop door. $5.00 per shop ticket.
NOTE: The management reserves the right to alter schedules, substitute coaches and or motive power, as operating conditions demand. Also, the Railroad is not responsible for lack of sufficient capacity.
SAME SCHEDULE WILL BE USED ON SUNDAY, OCTOBER 10 (except no night train)