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East Broad Top Railroad

Orbisonia Station, Meadow Street crossing, Rockhill Furnace, PA
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Train ride through the woods - great picnic oppertunity

We looked this ride. My family would do this every few years and not much has changed which was... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2017
Lewis B
Shippensburg, Pennsylvania
Sadly Closed

Drove for around an hour to get to the rail road. Had seen about it on a leaflet. Couldn't find... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2017
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Last original narrow-gauge railroad operating east of the Mississippi River. This attraction is temporarily closed.
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good12%
  • Average18%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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Orbisonia Station, Meadow Street crossing, Rockhill Furnace, PA
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Reviewed 12 October 2017

We looked this ride. My family would do this every few years and not much has changed which was surprising. We loved it. There are many picnic tables where you can have your lunch at the end of the train ride, stay as long as...More

Thank Lewis B
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Drove for around an hour to get to the rail road. Had seen about it on a leaflet. Couldn't find where to go so popped into the post office. The lady laughed at us and said it closed down three years ago. It is a...More

Thank LadyHol1
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 25 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

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