Tunkhannock Viaduct Excursion Sold out
SCRANTON, PA – Steamtown National Historic Site, downtown Scranton, Pennsylvania, announced today that tickets for the special excursion to Tunkhannock Viaduct, scheduled for Saturday, September 12, 2009, are no longer available as the train completely “sold out” in a two-day period! The excursion date coincides with the Borough of Nicholson’s “Bridge Day” celebration which takes place the following day, Sunday, September 13, from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., commemorating the 94th anniversary of the viaduct. For information on the Nicholson “Bridge Day” festival, phone (570) 942-4767 or 942-4443.
Did You Know?
A large hard-working steam locomotive can use up to 6 tons of coal in about an hour. The fireman (the one who shovels the coal) might shovel 200 pounds of coal a minute! This is why railroads helped design mechanical stokers. Learn more about railroad jobs at Steamtown NHS in Scranton, PA. More...