News Release – May 6th: Allegheny Foundation Grant Aids EBT’s Return to Picnic Grove

Rockhill Furnace, PA - The prestigious Allegheny Foundation, of Pittsburgh, has made a grant of $100,000 to support the East Broad Top Railroad’s rehabilitation of the Colgate Picnic Grove, the turnaround point for the EBT’s steam-powered trains since 1961. “This grant is unusual because the Allegheny Foundation concentrates its giving in southwestern Pennsylvania,” said Jane Sheffield, a member of the EBT Foundation’s Board of Directors and chair of its Development Committee. “That they were willing to stretch into central Pennsylvania to support this National Historic Landmark railroad in Huntingdon County is a terrific vote of confidence in the EBT Foundation and its plans for reopening…

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