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East Broad Top Railroad

Orbisonia Station, Meadow Street crossing, Rockhill Furnace, PA
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shame they went out of business

we would try and get there in fall for years, but they went out of business. one of the great steam... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2016
james f f
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Delaware
Group Tour

The East Broad Top Railroad and Shops is likely the most ignored historical gem in the Mid-Atlantic... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2016
DCdevildog
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Orbisonia Station, Meadow Street crossing, Rockhill Furnace, PA
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Reviewed 14 September 2016

we would try and get there in fall for years, but they went out of business. one of the great steam rail roads in pa. hope they get funding start up again

Thank james f f
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

The East Broad Top Railroad and Shops is likely the most ignored historical gem in the Mid-Atlantic region. It is in essence a 19th century narrow gauge railroad and industrial site that has been frozen in time. Very little has changed since its abandonment in...More

Thank DCdevildog
Reviewed 24 May 2016 via mobile

Went here since I didn't visit in 5 yes and learned it was closed. Terrible. Was able to walk around the shops which are need of repair. There was 5 Diesel engines, 2 steam engines and a trolley car in the round house. Also some...More

Thank civilwarloco
Reviewed 8 July 2014

I had read about this attraction before my visit and conflicting reports were unclear about is availability, but my visit to the adjacent Rockhill Trolley answered the question. IT IS CLOSED but being maintained by volunteers in the hope of re-opening sometime in the future....More

5  Thank ManicUSAVisitor
Reviewed 30 November 2012

Nice train ride although a little short. Nice little gift shop. Concession stand not too great. Very limited. Great place to vist for the first time.

Thank Randy M
Reviewed 15 August 2012

Great historic site! Unfortunately, the hisorical society and RR owners could not work out terms...maybe it will open again in 2013???

1  Thank Mark B
Reviewed 4 August 2012

Planned to stop by again when I arrived in the area to attend other events. They were CLOSED! For years EBT has been a highlight of my trip whenever I was in the area.

1  Thank James M
Reviewed 29 May 2012

As a cautionary note to anyone planning travel to EBT country to see "live" steam trains, the steam railroad has announced it will not operate during the 2012 season. This quote from their website (www.ebtrr.com) indicates current plans: "To all our friends, fellow railroaders, and...More

Thank LDSIII
Reviewed 1 February 2012

At East Broadtop Railroad, you are able to ride on a narrow guage steampowered train. It is exciting. Also, there is a trolley museum and rides are available on restored trolleys. We were excited to ride on one from Johnstown, PA.

Thank Warren C
Reviewed 4 January 2012

We took the trip over the mountain from Chambersburg last 4th of July weekend to see Thomas the Tank Engine at the East Broad Top. The whole experience was delightful: plenty of things for the kids to do, a lot of old narrow-gauge equipment for...More

Thank Snidudad
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civilwarloco
are you open and when are you open. would like to see the buildings on the property and not a train ride.
26 April 2016|
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civilwarloco
Is this still open for tourists and when does it open. I keep conflicting reports about it being closed and cant visit anything. I am not interested in the train rides but the shops and surrounding buildings I would like to see. I last visited this place in 2011 and would like to visit again. Please let me know any information anyone has. thank you
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