• An engineer inspects the running gear of a steam locomotive at Steamtown NHS


    National Historic Site Pennsylvania


EarthCam image from Roundhouse & Turntable webcam

Roundhouse and Turntable webcam image at Steamtown NHS


Roundhouse and Turntable EarthCam

In partnership with EarthCam, the National Park Service is excited to offer this LIVE webcam of our Roundhouse and Turntable complex! If you are planning a visit, you can get a feel for the museum complex. If you are unable to visit just now, you can watch and listen to the action LIVE during our seasonal excursion season, April - November!

Some quick info about the EarthCam equipment:

-- StreamCam HD with Audio
-- 2 megapixel high resolution images
-- Camera streams broadcast-quality video at full frame
-- Unique double locking mount ensures jitter-free transmission


Did You Know?

Drawing of mechanical engineer Elijay McCoy, creator of the 'real McCoy' automatic lubricator.

Elijah J. McCoy, a brilliant African-American mechanical engineer, invented an automatic lubricator cup (or drip cup) for steam locomotives and other machines. It worked so well that inspectors, when checking in a new piece of machinery, would ask, "Is it the real McCoy?" More...