2023 Photo Contest

Terms and Conditions


Calling all photographers! The EBT Foundation and the Friends of the East Broad Top are seeking your photos to be featured in our 2024 calendar! Showcase your work while helping to share the history of the East Broad Top Railroad! Professionals and amateurs alike are encouraged to submit photos that feature all the many facets of the EBT – from our rebirth since 2020 to the present – images of the shops, locomotives, cars, landscapes, and people. We will choose photos that represent a range of seasons and subjects, from Rockhill to Robertsdale and everywhere in between. A total of 14 (fourteen) images will be selected – one for each calendar month, plus a front and back cover.
1) Photos must be taken of the East Broad Top Railroad, featuring anywhere along the right-of-way from Shirleyburg south to Robertsdale.

2) Each photographer may enter a maximum of five (5) photographs.

3) Each photo name should include the following:
– A Title (if desired)
– Descriptors of the scene present in the photo
– Location where the photo was taken
– Date photo was taken
– Images must be submitted without a watermark
– Name of Photographer
“Ex. ‘A Winter Delight’ – Locomotive #16 at McMullen’s Summit on 2-18-2023 by John Smith
– Photos that are not submitted this way may be disqualified.

4) Photographers consent to allow the EBT Foundation/Friends of the East Broad Top using the submitted photos on our respective websites, across social media, in publications, and other materials along with the calendar. The organizations named above will not share the photos with other entities unless permission is granted in advance by the photographer.

5) Submit photos as a high resolution JPG/JPEG file.
– 300 DPI/PPI (dots per inch/pixels per inch) or higher
– All photos must be horizontal (landscape) orientation to fit the calendar’s layout.

6) Submit entries via email to info@eastbroadtop.com

7) Use the subject line “2024 Calendar Photo Contest”

8) Photos must either be attached to the email or given a direct link to the image stored in Dropbox/Google Drive or a similar storage location. Links to other websites/Social Media Pages/etc. will not be considered. Any images behind password protection will not be considered.

9) Photo Contest Submissions are Due by August 15, 2023.

10 The winning images will be announced to the photographers in September of 2023, with the final calendar winners announced at the FEBT Fall Reunion. Calendars will be available for purchase both through the EBT Gift Shop and FEBT Company Store starting October 6.

11) Any photographs where the photographer was trespassing, OR depicting people trespassing, on any EBTF or adjacent landowner property will be automatically disqualified and removed from consideration.
1) All winning photographers will receive a complementary 2024 calendar.
2) Winning photographers will receive two (2) adult tickets for any EBT Excursion in open air or coach class for the 2024 operating season.
3) Honorable mentions will be featured on the FEBT/EBTF social media pages
Disclaimer: No purchase is necessary to enter this contest. We will never ask for your credit card information, and any communications will come from our official social media accounts or from info@eastbroadtop.com. Beware of scams.