East Broad Top Railroad

1 mi. W of Orbisonia on U.S. 522, Rockhill Furnace, Pennsylvania

Photos 

East Broad Top Railroad & Coal Company, State Route 994

Photo from the Historic American Engineering Record

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Description 

One of the last narrow-gauge steam railroads in the United States, the EBT shop complex at Rockhill Furnace contains an intact machine shop, blacksmith shop, foundry, turntable and roundhouse, as well as depot and ancillary buildings. -- Historic American Engineering Record (HAER PA-127)

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on October 15, 1966
Reference number
66000666
Areas of significance
Commerce; Transportation
Level of significance
National
Evaluation criteria
A - Event
Property type
District
Historic function
Rail-related
Current function
Rail-related
Periods of significance
1950-1974; 1900-1924; 1875-1899; 1850-1874; 1925-1949
Significant years
1871; 1956
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 25
Contributing structures: 6

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