Welcome to Vagel Keller's Industrial Heritage Homepage

Dedicated to Sharing Information on the History & Modeling
of America's Coal, Iron & Steel, and Railroad Transportation Industries

Reader contributions welcome.

Last Updated: December 24, 2013

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NEW SINCE LAST UPDATE
RAILROAD HISTORY & PRESERVATION: Eastern Narrow & Standard Gauge
INDUSTRIAL ARCHAEOLOGY: Coal, Iron & Steel
MODEL RAILROADING: Information for Eastern Narrow Gauge Modelers


NEW SINCE LAST UPDATE

Interstate Commerce Commission Valuation Maps for the East Broad Top RR Now Available Online!

Stay up to date on the B&SGE at "A New Home for the Blacklog & Shade Gap Eastern," a BLOG about my new model railroad layout under construction.

East Broad Top Railroad Restoration Progress - get an update at the Friends of the EBT website.

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RAILROAD HISTORY & PRESERVATION

The East Broad Top Railroad & Coal Company - Images, video clips & historical narrative of Pennsylvania's historical narrow gauge steam railroad still operating on its original trackage
Click HERE to visit the Official East Broad Top website.

Friends of the East Broad Top - Non-profit historical society dedicated to preserving and restoring the East Broad Top Railroad
Read about the FEBT's restoration campaigns at http://www.febt.org/Restore

East Broad Top Railroad Valuation Maps - From Rails and Trails Transportation History Sources.

East Broad Top Webring - Check out other web sites related to the East Broad Top Railroad.

Historical Post Card Images - Post Card images of early railroad scenes in Pennsylvania

The Georges Creek Railroad - Early Western Maryland Coal Shortline

Links to Other Sites Related to Railroad History & Preservation:

Mark D. Bej's PRR Homepage

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INDUSTRIAL ARCHAEOLOGY

Pennsylvania Technology Tour. Information and photo essays on federal - and state - run historical sites dedicated to Pennsylvania's industrial and transportation heritage.

The Rockhill Iron & Coal Company - History, Maps, Photos of EBT's Parent Company

The Rockhill Furnaces
Robertsdale
Woodvale

"An 1870's Iron Making Primer" - Gives you the "essentials" of how iron was made in the Nineteenth Century

The Mount Savage Locomotive Shops - Home Built Locomotives for the Cumberland & Pennsylvania RR

The Mount Savage Iron Works - Source of the First American Iron Rails

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MODEL RAILROADING

Eastern Narrow Gauge Cooperative Homepage - Info and track plans on model railroads with East Broad Top themes

The Blacklog & Shade Gap Eastern - My Historical Freelance Narrow Gauge Model RR

East Broad Top Model RR Kits Out of Service Pending Overhaul

Links to Manufacturers of East Broad Top Related Kits

The National Model Railroad Association - I recommend joining the NMRA to get the maximum benefit from the Model Railroading hobby

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EBT Webring
EBT Webring SOUTH SOUTH NORTH NORTH RANDOM LIST JOIN HOME


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EBT herald graphic on this website used with kind permission of the East Broad Top Railroad.

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