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  • 06/28/2014 Steamtown National Historic Site

    Train Excursion from Scranton to Delaware Water Gap "Founders Day" and Return

    Steamtown NHS will offer a 104-mile roundtrip excursion, powered by historic diesel locomotives, to Delaware Water Gap Twp's "Founder's Day" event on Saturday, June 28. This train ride follows Roaring Brook, through Nay Aug Tunnel, crosses numerous bridges and passes alongside ponds and lakes onto the Pocono plateau, then down the dramatic grade (hill) between Pocono Summit and East Stroudsburg.

    During the stop at Delaware Water Gap Twp., there will be numerous family-themed activities; food and beverage vendors will also be available in the area.

    Departs Steamtown at 9 am and returns at approximately 5 pm.

    Passengers ride in DL&W suburban or MU (Multiple-Unit)-trailer passenger cars built between 1914 and the mid-1930s, or in CNJ suburban coaches that date from the mid-1920s. These cars are not air-conditioned; dress appropriately for the weather.

    Reservations are strongly recommended, and may be made by phoning (570) 340-5204 daily between 9:00 am and 4:00 pm.

    This train excursion is handicapped accessible. When you phone for reservations, please let the ticket clerk know if you require special assistance.
    Location: Lackawanna Ave at Cliff St, Scranton, PA 18503, Steamtown National Historic Site | Map Time: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM Fee Information: $54/$49/$32 Contact Name: Reservations, 9 am - 4 pm daily Contact Phone Number: 570-340-5204
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