East Broad Top 2005 Fall Spectacular Schedule


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Duplicated below is the official release from the EBT on the schedule of events during the Fall Spectacular. For more information visit the EBT's web site at www.ebtrr.com.


October 8 - October 9
Telephone: 814-447-3011 Fax: 814-447-3256
e-mail: ebtrr@innernet.net

Steam Locomotives #14 and #15 & G.E. Diesel #M-7
Special #M-1 Gas Electric
Roundhouse & Shop Tours


9:00 a.m. Shade Gap Picnic Train: Diesel #M-7 ( Photo Train )( Please note special tickets are required for this train )
9:05 a.m. Coal Train, Loco's #14 & #15 (No riders will be permitted on this train.)
(The picnic train will haul photographers to site, then the Coal Train will run-by northbound and then southbound.
Picnic train will then pick-up all photographers and return to the station )
10:40 a.m. Passenger Train: #15 & coaches
10:50 a.m. Shade Gap Picnic Train: Loco #14 & open cars w/ caboose #27
12:00 p.m. Passenger Train: Loco #15 & coaches
12:10 p.m. Shade Gap Picnic Train: Diesel #M-7 & open cars w/ caboose #27
1:30 p.m. Passenger Train: #15 & coaches
1:40 p.m. Shade Gap Picnic Train: #14 & coaches
1:50 p.m. Special # M-1 Gas Electric w/ caboose #28
3:10 p.m. Passenger Train: #15 & coaches
3:20 p.m. Shade Gap Picnic Train: #14 & coaches
4:40 p.m. Passenger Train: #15 & coaches ( If passengers warrant )
6:45 p.m. Night Train: #15 (Saturday only)
6:55 p.m. Night Train: #14 (Saturday only)

Shop Tour ScheduleRoundhouse Tour Schedule
10:00 a.m. 11:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. 12:30 p.m.
1:00 p.m. 2:00 p.m.
2:30 p.m. 3:30 p.m.
4:00 p.m.( Saturday only )

NOTE: We reserve the right to substitute equipment or change the schedule as conditions warrant. The railroad is not responsible for lack of sufficient capacity.

Should you have any questions please ask any of the train crew or station staff. The East Broad Top Railroad and the Kovalchick Family are proud to bring you this event.

Welcome to the
Annual Fall Spectacular 2005

All Day Pass$60.00$60.00
Passenger Train$15.00$12.00
Shade Gap Picnic Train$15.00$12.00
M-1 Gas Electric$30.00$30.00
9:00 Photo Coal Train$40.00$40.00
(MOW) Cars$2.00$2.00
Shop Tours$7.00$7.00

Children under 2 years of age ride free.
Attention: The EBT does not accept credit cards at this time.
Other discounts do not apply.

The East Broad Top Railroad, owned by the Kovalchick family of Indiana, PA, announces the schedule for the Fall Spectacular 2005. Excursion trips from the original Orbisonia Station will begin at 9:00 a.m. and continue through 4:40 p.m. on October 8 & 9, 2005. The EBT will be using two steam locomotives (#14 & #15 ) which will pull a Passenger Train, and one General Electric 50 ton diesel locomotive (#M-7 built 1964) which will pull an all open car Shade Gap Picnic Train.

The historic M-1 gas-electric motorcar (built 1926 in the EBT's own shops) will make one trip a each day with caboose #28 at 1:50 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Tickets to ride this one-of-a-kind piece of equipment will be $30.00 per person.

Tours of the Rockhill shops and roundhouse, in which the M-1 and much of the EBT's rolling stock was built, will be offered several times each day by the Friends of the EBT. Shop tour ticket are $7.00 per person and can be purchased at the shop door only. Schedules for shop tours and roundhouse tours can be found above.

The Night Trains will depart at 6:45 p.m. and 6:55 p.m. on Saturday evening only. Approximately 26 excursions are scheduled to operate during this two-day event. For your convenience, several food vendors will be on site both days.

Steam locomotive #17, a 1918 Balwin 2-8-2, will be on display during this event.

The Rockhill Trolley Museum will use all operational equipment including a rare Brill curve-sided car, an open summer car, a Bullet car, and work & snow-fighting equipment.

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 requested.

To purchase EBT tickets in advance, please send check or money order to:

East Broad Top Railroad
PO Box 158
Rockhill, PA 17249

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