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Large Scale 1:20.3 East Broad Top

Update: February 9th, 2013

Reservation information updated.

 

 

Update: February 19, 2012

Coming soon EBT 1:20.3 Cabooses


Bob Harris photo

Update: August 29th, 2010
Both # 14 and # 15 models are in stock as well as the 35 and 40 TON hopper cars. Are you ready for an upgrade to your Railroad roster. Looking for replacement power from the early teens from Baldwin? Well look no further!

Update: May 4th, 2009
The first Mikados and hoppers are in the hands of their owners. An "Operating Tips" page has been added, along with a page of photos provided by enthusiastic customers. [Links on the left.]

The June 2009 issue of "Garden Railways" magazine has a full review of the locomotive.

Update: December 27th, 2008
The first shipment of production pieces of the EBT Engines are waiting for customs inspection. My Broker informed me that there would be no movement of freight until after the beginning of the New Year. As soon as model become available I'll be in contact with you my customers. Thank you again for your patience with this project.

Update: December 4th, 2008
I am please to announce the EBT Mikados in 1:20.3 scale. Quiet and smooth operational qualities are the hallmark of these models. The quality construction represents the timeless skills of the old masters of model building from Japan along with the Prototype builders from Baldwin Locomotive Works from the turn of the 20th century. Planned with the assistance of the great late Bobbie Hall and inspired by the railroad of my youth - The East Broad Top Railroad.









Update: April 4th, 2008
The first production piece of the EBT Engines was delivered last week. With the exception of color of boiler and tender, I was very pleased with it's quiet running and overall craftsmanship. A few minor items need to be "tweaked" but overall the model of #14 is quite nice.Yes they will be delivered very dark in color. From the underside it's equally as nice with a proper see through frame and brake rigging. A speaker is already mounted under the cab with sound cam on axle ready if you care to add sound. The tender was built with a battery pack in mind for RC running. Reserved models will be delivered in July. Reservations are open until the end of April. Few extra units will be built.

Update: January 31st, 2008
The 35 and 40 ton cars are in stock. Car orders will be filled in the sequence they were ordered. Please contact me via email or phone if you have any questions. Mastercard and Visa information can be taken over the phone ONLY.



Update: December 20, 2007
Production of the Hoppers has been completed. Both 35 and 40 ton cars are shipping for delivery in a few weeks.there are 18 different car numbers including two rock cars. There are few car yet unreserved. Secure your cars now with a $25. deposit.

Update: May 26th, 2007

East Broad Top
Running in the garden.


Update: April 6th, 2007
East Broad Top
I'm please to announce the EBT 35 ton triple hopper project is moving along on schedule. Here are a few shots of the pilot model that was recently shown at the East Coast large scale show in York PA.






These cars were built by the railroad and re-built over their life span as deemed necessary by the railroad. some cars received extensions to increase capacity from 35 to 40 tons. Some cars were dedicated to rock service but most of the fleet was dedicated to coal. Over the last several years card have been sold to various other Narrow gauge railroads including; White Pass and Yukon RR, Sumpter Valley RR, Cumbres & Toltec Scenic RR,Durango and Silverton RR and a few others. Painted undecorated car will be available as well as trucks.

Last Update: April 7th, 2007
East Broad Top


Project updates 11/11/06
The EBT #14 and 15 project are well under way.#14 engine and tender are being reviewed and corrections are being made on this 1:20.3 scale project. Shown above is the East Broad Top Mikado #14. Built by Baldwin in October of 1912, this locomotive has been active and in service as recent as November of 2005 pulling Tourist trains. With a total engine weight of 147,150 lbs, this engine developed a tractive effort of 27,600 lbs. Number 14, is one of 6 engines owned by the East Broad Top Railroad located in Orbisonia Pennsylvania. The railroad is open for Tourist service on weekends through the summer months. It's roundhouse mate #15, also a 2-8-2 Mikado is the engine currently assigned to tourist duty. This Locomotive, along with other EBT engines and rolling stock will be modeled. Shown above is the East Broad Top Mikado #14. Built by Baldwin in October of 1912, this locomotive has been active and in service as recent as November of 2005 pulling Tourist trains. With a total engine weight of 147,150 lbs, this engine developed a tractive effort of 27,600 lbs. Number 14, is one of 6 engines owned by the East Broad Top Railroad located in Orbisonia Pennsylvania. The railroad is open for Tourist service on weekends through the summer months. It's roundhouse mate #15, also a 2-8-2 Mikado is the engine currently assigned to tourist duty. This Locomotive, along with other EBT engines and rolling stock will be modeled.








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