News Release – June 18th: Archives Team Begins Work at East Broad Top Railroad

Rockhill Furnace, PA: Thanks to grants from the Friends of the East Broad Top and an anonymous donor, a professional archivist and an intern are spending this summer establishing a plan to catalog and preserve the East Broad Top Railroad’s vast archival holdings. But the effort will take years to complete, and the railroad’s new owner, the EBT Foundation, Inc., will need to raise money to pay for it while also rebuilding locomotives, coaches, and track.Julie K. Rockwell, of Huntingdon, Pa. (left), will lead the project. She recently completed a master’s-degree program in museum studies and digital archiving offered by the Johns Hopkins University. Samuel…

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