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Bob Rule, Jr.'s Collection
 
12/11/2018
 
 
 
 
  Viewing the last 200 photos I selected as my favorite Pictures.
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WB Stack Train
Title:  WB Stack Train
Description:  Having passed under 17th Street Bridge, the WB stack train passes Alto tower.
Photo Date:  10/14/2011  Upload Date: 10/19/2011 12:33:33 AM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  NS 7549(ES40DC) NS 8700(C40-8)
Views:  120   Comments: 0
Closer Look at stack train power
Title:  Closer Look at stack train power
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/14/2011  Upload Date: 10/19/2011 12:31:24 AM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  NS 7549(ES40DC) NS 8700(C40-8)
Views:  94   Comments: 0
WB Stack Train
Title:  WB Stack Train
Description:  Passing under a set of the older Pennsy style signals, this train is about to pass under 17th Street bridge, passing Alto Tower on its way west to Horseshoe Curve and points west.
Photo Date:  10/14/2011  Upload Date: 10/19/2011 12:27:32 AM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  NS 7549(ES40DC) NS 8700(C40-8)
Views:  77   Comments: 0
Alto Interlocking
Title:  Alto Interlocking
Description:  The older style Pennsy signal bridge is still in use, but the new style signals are about to be put into use which means the old style signal bridge will be removed. This view is looking west toward Horseshoe Curve.
Photo Date:  10/14/2011  Upload Date: 10/19/2011 12:24:00 AM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories: 
Locomotives: 
Views:  103   Comments: 0
EB coal train
Title:  EB coal train
Description:  A pair of C40-9Ws lead an east bound coal train into Altoona, having passed under the 17th Street bridge.
Photo Date:  10/14/2011  Upload Date: 10/19/2011 12:16:54 AM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  NS 9491(C40-9W) NS 8984(C40-9W)
Views:  73   Comments: 0
Cassandra Overlook
Title:  Cassandra Overlook
Description:  EB pushers strain against a loaded coal train. To me, this is the best show in the area.
Photo Date:  10/18/2010  Upload Date: 11/6/2010 11:21:55 PM
Location:  Cassandra, PA
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  NS 6300(SD40E)
Views:  133   Comments: 4
Altoona, Pa
Title:  Altoona, Pa
Description:  Westbound approaching Alto Tower in the facinity of the Amtrak station.
Photo Date:  10/18/2010  Upload Date: 11/6/2010 11:18:21 PM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories:  Station,Action
Locomotives:  NS 2538(SD70)
Views:  110   Comments: 2
Eastbound at Newport
Title:  Eastbound at Newport
Description:  First train we saw on the trip
Photo Date:  10/18/2010  Upload Date: 11/6/2010 11:11:46 PM
Location:  Newport, PA
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  NS 9600(C40-9W)
Views:  108   Comments: 3
Blue at Lilly
Title:  Blue at Lilly
Description:  WB showing a growing rarity, Conrail Blue on the West Slope
Photo Date:  10/17/2010  Upload Date: 11/6/2010 11:29:56 PM
Location:  Lilly, PA
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  NS 6731(SD60I) NS 6725(SD60I)
Views:  89   Comments: 0
Cassandra Meet
Title:  Cassandra Meet
Description:  Look closely, you can see a pair of EB pushers on the middle track between the two trains.
Photo Date:  10/17/2010  Upload Date: 11/6/2010 11:27:29 PM
Location:  Cassandra, PA
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  NS 6309(SD40E) NS 9475(C40-9W)
Views:  128   Comments: 3
Cassandra Close Up
Title:  Cassandra Close Up
Description:  Westbounder glides around the downgrade curve at Cassandra overlook. This is the daily trash train with the helpers on the headend. Hey, would you want to be on the helpers if they were on the hind end of this train?
Photo Date:  10/17/2010  Upload Date: 11/6/2010 11:24:29 PM
Location:  Cassandra, PA
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  NS 6327(SD40E) NS 9510(C40-9W)
Views:  148   Comments: 0
80 Macs
Title:  80 Macs
Description:  This train is actually westbound on the east main.
Photo Date:  10/17/2010  Upload Date: 11/6/2010 11:23:08 PM
Location:  Summerhill, PA
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories:  Signal,Action
Locomotives: 
Views:  80   Comments: 1
Southbound
Title:  Southbound
Description:  Headed for Robertsdale, #15 has just come in from Mr. Union with empty hoppers.
Photo Date:  10/18/2010  Upload Date: 10/29/2010 11:00:06 PM
Location:  Orbisonia, PA
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories:  Station,Steam,Action
Locomotives:  EBT 15(2-8-2)
Views:  114   Comments: 0
Northbound
Title:  Northbound
Description:  #15 pounds thru the Orbisonia yard, passing #17 on the shop track.
Photo Date:  10/18/2010  Upload Date: 10/29/2010 10:57:04 PM
Location:  Orbisonia, PA
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories:  Yard,Steam,Action
Locomotives:  EBT 15(2-8-2)
Views:  136   Comments: 5
On the Main
Title:  On the Main
Description:  #15 Moving past the shop area.
Photo Date:  10/18/2010  Upload Date: 10/29/2010 10:52:08 PM
Location:  Orbisonia, PA
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories:  Yard,Station,Action
Locomotives:  EBT 15(2-8-2)
Views:  114   Comments: 0
Day is done
Title:  Day is done
Description:  #15 sits just north of the Orbisonia Station, waiting to back into the yard area and head for the turntable at the end of a great day. Thanks millions for a great charter go out to Peter Lerro and his crew as well as the crew from the East Broad Top Railroad.
Photo Date:  10/18/2010  Upload Date: 10/28/2010 11:23:20 PM
Location:  Orbisonia, PA
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories:  Steam
Locomotives:  EBT 15(2-8-2)
Views:  99   Comments: 0
In the Orbisonia Yard
Title:  In the Orbisonia Yard
Description:  #18 sits on the shop track under the famous twin smoke stacks of the Orbisonia shop complex
Photo Date:  10/18/2010  Upload Date: 10/28/2010 11:20:16 PM
Location:  Orbisonia, PA
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  EBT 18(2-8-2)
Views:  314   Comments: 0
Entering the wye
Title:  Entering the wye
Description:  #15 is crossing Meadow Street to take the wye at Orbisonia
Photo Date:  10/18/2010  Upload Date: 10/28/2010 11:18:48 PM
Location:  Orbisonia, PA
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories:  Yard,Steam,Action
Locomotives:  EBT 15(2-8-2)
Views:  89   Comments: 0
Just north of the Station
Title:  Just north of the Station
Description:  #15 is about to enter the wye at Orbisonia
Photo Date:  10/18/2010  Upload Date: 10/28/2010 11:17:36 PM
Location:  Orbisonia, PA
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories:  Steam,Action
Locomotives:  EBT 15(2-8-2)
Views:  95   Comments: 0
On the Wye
Title:  On the Wye
Description:  #15 is on the first leg of the wye which also part of what was, originally, the Shade Gap branch of the EBT railroad.
Photo Date:  10/18/2010  Upload Date: 10/28/2010 11:15:55 PM
Location:  Orbisonia, PA
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories:  Yard,Steam,Action
Locomotives:  EBT 15(2-8-2)
Views:  102   Comments: 0
By the sand tower
Title:  By the sand tower
Description:  #15 gets her sand supply replenished.
Photo Date:  10/18/2010  Upload Date: 10/28/2010 11:14:32 PM
Location:  Orbisonia, PA
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories:  Yard,Steam
Locomotives:  EBT 15(2-8-2)
Views:  103   Comments: 0
Working hard
Title:  Working hard
Description:  Nevin Byers is working hard taking care of the #15s fire.
Photo Date:  10/18/2010  Upload Date: 10/28/2010 11:13:34 PM
Location:  Orbisonia, PA
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories:  Yard,Steam
Locomotives:  EBT 15(2-8-2)
Views:  93   Comments: 0
#17
Title:  #17
Description:  17 sits quietly in the Orbisonia Yard
Photo Date:  10/18/2010  Upload Date: 10/28/2010 11:12:22 PM
Location:  Orbisonia, PA
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories:  Yard,Steam
Locomotives:  EBT 17(2-8-2)
Views:  179   Comments: 0
Near the turntable
Title:  Near the turntable
Description:  #15 is waiting to make a run past one of the photo lines
Photo Date:  10/18/2010  Upload Date: 10/28/2010 11:11:10 PM
Location:  Orbisonia, PA
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories:  Steam
Locomotives:  EBT 15(2-8-2)
Views:  116   Comments: 0
At the Station
Title:  At the Station
Description:  #15 is bringing her train back to the Orbisonia area after a trip out to Colgate Grove for a photo charter
Photo Date:  10/18/2010  Upload Date: 10/28/2010 11:05:47 PM
Location:  Orbisonia, PA
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories:  Steam,Action
Locomotives:  EBT 15(2-8-2)
Views:  101   Comments: 0
Acton at Orbisonia
Title:  Acton at Orbisonia
Description:  #15 backs across Meadow Street
Photo Date:  10/18/2010  Upload Date: 10/28/2010 10:53:25 PM
Location:  Orbisonia, PA
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  EBT 15(2-8-2)
Views:  88   Comments: 0
Passing the Station
Title:  Passing the Station
Description:  #15 is backing her train across Meadow Street after passing in front of the Orbisonia Station.
Photo Date:  10/18/2010  Upload Date: 10/28/2010 10:52:16 PM
Location:  Orbisonia, PA
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  EBT 15(2-8-2)
Views:  104   Comments: 0
In the Orbisonia Yard
Title:  In the Orbisonia Yard
Description:  #15 getting ready for the days trips.
Photo Date:  10/18/2010  Upload Date: 10/28/2010 10:50:37 PM
Location:  Orbisonia, PA
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  EBT 15(2-8-2)
Views:  86   Comments: 0
Steam & smoke everywhere
Title:  Steam & smoke everywhere
Description:  As #15 sits on the turntable, steam and smoke lifts from the engine.
Photo Date:  10/17/2010  Upload Date: 10/28/2010 10:45:29 PM
Location:  Orbisonia, PA
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories:  Night,Steam
Locomotives:  EBT 15(2-8-2)
Views:  138   Comments: 2
In the Roundhouse
Title:  In the Roundhouse
Description:  EBT #16 sits quietly in the EBT roundhouse at Orbisonia. #16 has not run since the shutdown of the railroads active days in 1956.
Photo Date:  10/17/2010  Upload Date: 10/28/2010 10:42:15 PM
Location:  Orbisonia, PA
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories:  Steam
Locomotives:  EBT 16(2-8-2)
Views:  269   Comments: 0
Third turntable shot
Title:  Third turntable shot
Description:  #15s pops lift as she rests quietly on the turntable in the Orbisonia yard. As you can see by the large oak pole at the left end of the table, this turntable is an armstrong type table, requiring 2-4 men with strong backs to turn the engines.
Photo Date:  10/17/2010  Upload Date: 10/28/2010 10:40:39 PM
Location:  Orbisonia, PA
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  EBT 15(2-8-2)
Views:  87   Comments: 0
Another Turntable shot,  #15 sits on the table with the pops lifting.
Title:  Another Turntable shot, #15 sits on the table with the pops lifting.
Description:  #15 resting quietly.
Photo Date:  10/17/2010  Upload Date: 10/28/2010 10:38:30 PM
Location:  Orbisonia, PA
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  EBT 15(2-8-2)
Views:  119   Comments: 0
Orbisonia Turntable
Title:  Orbisonia Turntable
Description:  #15 sits on the Orbisonia turntable, waiting to be put in the roundhouse for the night.
Photo Date:  10/17/2010  Upload Date: 10/28/2010 10:37:31 PM
Location:  Orbisonia, PA
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  EBT 15(2-8-2)
Views:  128   Comments: 0
Photo Line
Title:  Photo Line
Description:  Here you see part of the group taking their pictures in the Orbisonia Yard at about 10pm. #17 is not actually under her own steam. The use of smoke pods put down the stack gives the illusion of a live engine.
Photo Date:  10/17/2010  Upload Date: 10/28/2010 10:33:47 PM
Location:  Orbisonia, PA
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  EBT 15(2-8-2) EBT 17(2-8-2)
Views:  102   Comments: 0
2 EBT Mikes
Title:  2 EBT Mikes
Description:  #15 sits on the main next to #17.
Photo Date:  10/17/2010  Upload Date: 10/28/2010 10:32:36 PM
Location:  Orbisonia, PA
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  EBT 15(2-8-2) EBT 17(2-8-2)
Views:  131   Comments: 0
Orbisonia Station Area
Title:  Orbisonia Station Area
Description:  Here is the train taken from a different angle
Photo Date:  10/17/2010  Upload Date: 10/28/2010 10:28:40 PM
Location:  Orbisonia, PA
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories:  Station
Locomotives:  EBT 15(2-8-2)
Views:  109   Comments: 0
Orbisonia Station Area
Title:  Orbisonia Station Area
Description:  #15 steam quietly at the station just short of the Meadow Street crossing
Photo Date:  10/17/2010  Upload Date: 10/28/2010 10:22:02 PM
Location:  Orbisonia, PA
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories:  Station
Locomotives:  EBT 15(2-8-2)
Views:  104   Comments: 0
Pops are lifting
Title:  Pops are lifting
Description:  One of my favorite pix from the charter
Photo Date:  10/17/2010  Upload Date: 10/28/2010 10:20:47 PM
Location:  Orbisonia, PA
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories:  Station
Locomotives:  EBT 15(2-8-2)
Views:  101   Comments: 0
Night time in Orbisonia
Title:  Night time in Orbisonia
Description:  From the south end of my favorite railroad station, we see #15 and her train waiting to cross Meadow Street
Photo Date:  10/17/2010  Upload Date: 10/28/2010 10:19:49 PM
Location:  Orbisonia, PA
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories:  Station
Locomotives:  EBT 15(2-8-2)
Views:  92   Comments: 0
Enyeart Road Crossing
Title:  Enyeart Road Crossing
Description:  EBT #15 has crossed Enyeart Road - inbound to Orbisonia
Photo Date:  10/17/2010  Upload Date: 10/28/2010 10:14:25 PM
Location:  Orbisonia, PA
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  EBT 15(2-8-2)
Views:  136   Comments: 0
Passing the shops
Title:  Passing the shops
Description:  #15 works her way north thru the Orbisonia yard passing the shop complex and #18 sitting quietly on the shop track.
Photo Date:  10/18/2010  Upload Date: 10/28/2010 11:21:36 PM
Location:  Orbisonia, PA
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories:  Yard,Steam,Action
Locomotives:  EBT 15(2-8-2) EBT 18(2-8-2)
Views:  480   Comments: 0
In the cab
Title:  In the cab
Description:  #15s engineer checks things in his cab in preparation for the post lunchtime run to Colgate Grove
Photo Date:  10/18/2010  Upload Date: 10/28/2010 11:10:15 PM
Location:  Orbisonia, PA
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories:  Steam
Locomotives:  EBT 15(2-8-2)
Views:  111   Comments: 0
Relaxing at the Station
Title:  Relaxing at the Station
Description:  Part of the crew relaxes at the Orbisonia Station, discussing the remainder of the days activities
Photo Date:  10/18/2010  Upload Date: 10/28/2010 11:08:33 PM
Location:  Orbisonia, PA
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories:  Station,Steam
Locomotives:  EBT 15(2-8-2)
Views:  123   Comments: 0
From inside the Roundhouse again
Title:  From inside the Roundhouse again
Description:  This time we see the pops lifting as #15 sits on the turntable. One of my favorite pix from the weekend.
Photo Date:  10/17/2010  Upload Date: 10/28/2010 10:44:21 PM
Location:  Orbisonia, PA
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories:  Night,Steam
Locomotives:  EBT 15(2-8-2)
Views:  130   Comments: 2
Orbisonia Station Platform
Title:  Orbisonia Station Platform
Description:  As others have gathered around the Orbisonia turntable for pix, I walked over to the station to sit down and rest my hurting knees. As I looked around I felt this scene would make a nice night photo. Picture was taken with existing light.
Photo Date:  10/17/2010  Upload Date: 10/28/2010 10:36:19 PM
Location:  Orbisonia, PA
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories:  Station
Locomotives: 
Views:  94   Comments: 0
In the yard at Orbisonia
Title:  In the yard at Orbisonia
Description:  #17 & 18 sit on the shop track next to the EBT Main
Photo Date:  10/17/2010  Upload Date: 10/28/2010 10:31:32 PM
Location:  Orbisonia, PA
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  EBT 17(2-8-2) EBT 18(2-8-2)
Views:  410   Comments: 0
Orbisonia at night
Title:  Orbisonia at night
Description:  Nice close up of #15 as she sits in front of the Orbisonia Station
Photo Date:  10/17/2010  Upload Date: 10/28/2010 10:30:15 PM
Location:  Orbisonia, PA
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories:  Steam
Locomotives:  EBT 15(2-8-2)
Views:  119   Comments: 0
Night Falls at the Orbisonia Station
Title:  Night Falls at the Orbisonia Station
Description:  #15 and her train stand in front of the Orbisonia Station as the night photo session starts.
Photo Date:  10/17/2010  Upload Date: 10/28/2010 10:18:10 PM
Location:  Orbisonia, PA
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories:  Station
Locomotives:  EBT 15(2-8-2)
Views:  124   Comments: 2
EB train at Porter Junction,  Indiana
Title:  EB train at Porter Junction, Indiana
Description:  CN power leads this EB train at Porter Junction.
Photo Date:  7/11/2010  Upload Date: 7/13/2010 10:43:43 PM
Location:  Porter, IN
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CN 2262(ES44DC)
Views:  172   Comments: 0
EB TOFC Train
Title:  EB TOFC Train
Description:  One of 8 trains seen at this local in about 40 minutes
Photo Date:  7/11/2010  Upload Date: 7/13/2010 9:36:58 PM
Location:  Porter, IN
Author:  Bob Rule, Jr.
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 6712(SD60) NS 9111(C40-9W)
Views:  93   Comments: 0


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