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By Kenneth C. Springirth

Chartered in 1856, the East extensive most sensible Railroad all started working in 1873 via scenic Huntingdon County in south-central Pennsylvania. This well-managed narrow-gauge railroad hooked up the remoted wide best Mountain coal box with the Pennsylvania Railroad at Mount Union. With a decline within the hauling of coal, carrier resulted in 1956. Nick Kovalchick, president of the Kovalchick Salvage corporation of Indiana, Pennsylvania, bought the railroad and reopened a section of it as a vacationer line in 1960. via classic photos, East extensive most sensible Railroad showcases the steam locomotives, rolling inventory, and railroad backyard at Rockhill Furnace, that is the main ancient railroad backyard in North America.

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