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EBT's Baldwin steam locomotive number 15
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No: 8413   Contributor: James Burlington   Year: 2009   Manufacturer: Baldwin Locomotive Works   Country: United States of America
EBT's Baldwin steam locomotive number 15

The East Broad Top Railroad is a tourist line that runs a historic steam locomotive.
Rockhill Furnace, PA, USA
Photographed 6-6-09
See picture #8412 also
Picture added on 06 March 2010 at 15:06
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From the EBT web site:
"The East Broad Top Railroad & Coal Company (EBT) was originally chartered on April 16, 1856 to mine and transport coal from the rich fields of Broad Top Mountain. Due to lack of funding, however, the railroad did not become a reality until fifteen years later when the Rockhill Iron & Coal Company (RIC) was incorporated. The founders, a group of Philadelphia businessmen, bought a controlling interest in EBT stock, and made plans to construct a narrow gauge railway. The line was opened from Mt. Union to Rockhill Furnace on August 30, 1873, and was completed in 1874 to the company town of Robertsdale which was developing around Rockhill No. 1 Mine. In 1891, the tracks were extended to a new mine at Woodvale. Trains made several daily runs to Mt. Union where coal was transferred to the standard gauge cars of the Pennsylvania Railroad."
2-8-2 (Mikado) Number 15 was built in 1914 by Baldwin. It re-entered service in September 2005 after a four year overhaul.

Added by Peter Langsdale on 06 March 2010.
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