News

  • 2021 FEBT Fall Reunion Announced
    The 2021 FEBT Fall Reunion is scheduled for October 8-10. With a planned return to an on-site event this year with many activities. With membership doubling since our last in-person event, early registration will help us gauge crowd size. Please help us by registering early through the FEBT Company Store! Registration will be $25 and will […]
  • August 2021 FEBT Newsletter Available
    The August 2021 FEBT Newsletter is now available on the FEBT Newsletter page. It has lots of news on the goings-on of FEBT and the East Broad Top. We hope you enjoy! The FEBT Newsletter is a periodical publication of Friends of the East Broad Top containing the latest news of the organization and the […]
  • FEBT Museum to Participate in Free Museum Day
    As part of International Museum Day, Saturday September 18, 2021, the FEBT Robertsdale Museum will be participating in Free Museum Day in Huntingdon, Juniata and Mifflin Counties. More than two dozen historic sites and museum will be participating in the event. The FEBT Museum will be open that day (outside its usual schedule) 10 AM […]
  • July Update on 2021 Fund Drive
    Our head of steam is still building! As of July 21st 2021, we have advanced by $5,207.00 Our new total is $150,288.31! Although we have surpassed our goal, we are continuing to raise funds for the preservation and restoration of the East Broad Top Railroad throughout the rest of our year of fundraising year. So […]
  • FEBT July/August Rockhill Restoration Work Session – Announcement and Signup
    The FEBT next Rockhill Restoration Work Session is coming up July 31-August 1. Saturday work hours will be from 9 am to 5 pm. Sunday work hours will be from 9 am to 4 pm. WEATHER For up to the minute forecasts visit www.accuweather.com and enter the Rockhill zip code 17249. Please dress accordingly for […]
  • July 2021 FEBT Newsletter Available
    The July 2021 FEBT Newsletter is now available on the FEBT Newsletter page. It has lots of news on the goings-on of FEBT and the East Broad Top. We hope you enjoy! The FEBT Newsletter is a periodical publication of Friends of the East Broad Top containing the latest news of the organization and the […]
  • June Update on 2021 Fund Drive
    Our head of steam is still building! As of June 21st 2021, we have advanced by $10,478 Our new total is $145,081.31! Although we have surpassed our goal, we are continuing to raise funds for the preservation and restoration of the East Broad Top Railroad throughout the rest of our year of fundraising year. So […]
  • June 2021 FEBT Newsletter Available
    The June 2021 FEBT Newsletter is now available on the FEBT Newsletter page. It has lots of news on the goings-on of FEBT and the East Broad Top. We hope you enjoy! The FEBT Newsletter is a periodical publication of Friends of the East Broad Top containing the latest news of the organization and the […]
  • Special activities planned at the FEBT Robertsdale Museum on Saturday June 26.
    Following a successful opening day, the FEBT museum has added a special treat for our next operating day, Saturday June 26: an opportunity to learn about the EBT and the coal mines from one of FEBT’s founding fathers. At 4:30 PM noted scholar of the EBT, Vagel Keller, will lead an extended walking tour of […]
  • FEBT Contributes to EBT Archive Project
    Some of you may have been wondering what is to be done with the FEBT 2021 Restoration Fundraiser donations that have been received above our $78,000 goal. More preservation and restoration of course! The first of these projects to be funded by your extreme generosity is a joint archiving project between the EBT Foundation and […]
  • Special Coach 8 Restoration Work Session – Announcement and Signup
    The EBT has asked for some help with Coach 8. Linn Moedinger and others will be working on installing draft rods in the car, on June 21 thru 24. They would like some help with getting the exterior ready for caulking and paint at the same time. Each day will start at 9AM at the […]
  • FEBT June Rockhill Restoration Work Session – Announcement and Signup
    The FEBT next Rockhill Restoration Work Session is coming up June 12-13. Saturday work hours will be from 9 am to 5 pm. Sunday work hours will be from 9 am to 4 pm. WEATHER For up to the minute forecasts visit www.accuweather.com and enter the Rockhill zip code 17249. Please dress accordingly for outside […]

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