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Abandoned Turnpike Trip
Area Attractions
Ideas for those not going on Tunnel Trip


The East Broad Top Railroad plans to operate three steam-powered trains each day, at 11 am, 1 pm, and 3 pm. Ticket prices for standard seats are $9.00* for adults and $6.00 for children. 

In addition, the Friends of the East Broad Top Museum in nearby Robertsdale will be open special hours this weekend: 10 am to 6 pm on Saturday and 12 noon to 5 pm on Sunday. 

For Additional Information

Please visit the Friends of the East Broad Top web site www.febt.org for more event information. For information about train tickets and schedules contact the East Broad Top Railroad directly at (814) 447- 3011 (telephone) or (814) 447-3256 (fax).
 

Directions: this is on the way to dropping the "bikers" off at the Abandoned Turnpike!!!!

From Breezewood (I-70, I-76, Pennsylvania Turnpike) Follow US 30 east approximately 5 miles to its junction with PA 915 north. Turn left and proceed on PA 915 north approximately 5 miles to Wells Valley Road. Turn right on Wells Valley Road and continue approximately 5 miles to the stop sign at New Grenada, its  junction with PA 913. Make the sharp left turn on PA 913 west and continue approximately 3 miles up Broad Top Mountain to the stop sign in Robertsdale. Continue to the right on PA 913 west (Main Street), crossing Trough Creek. The FEBT Museum will be on your left. 


 
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  • Blue Knob Ski Resort 
  • Golf course nearby 
  • Fort Bedford Museum
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  • Raystown Lake 
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    Bedford, PA 15522

    Bedford County Arts Council
    Bedford, PA 15522

    The Cat's Meow Gift Boutique
    Bedford, PA 15522

    Classic Clothing For Him and For Her
    Bedford, PA 15522

    Deepwood Gallery
    Bedford, PA 15522

    Elaine's Wearable Art
    Bedford, PA 15522

    Lambert's Custom Framing and Home Decorating Center
    Bedford, PA 15522

    Lins Touch of Elegance
    Bedford, PA 15522

    Loving Touch Flower and Gift Shop
    Bedford, PA 15522

    Queen City Fruit, Produce and Beer Distributor
    Bedford, PA 15522

    Wal-Mart
    Bedford, PA 15522

    Davis & Wentz Hickory Furniture
    New Paris, PA 15554

    Gateway Travel Plaza
    Breezewood, PA 15533

    Love 2 Learn
    Parent/Teacher Supply Store
    Everett, PA 15537

    Sheepskin Country Store
    Everett, PA 15537
     

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