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


    National Historic Site Pennsylvania

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  • "Hollywood Rides the Rails"

    Monday, September 1, 2014

    “Hollywood Rides the Rails,” a new exhibit at the park, takes a look at some train-themed movies and the stars that rode those trains! More

  • 2014 Entrance Fee-Free Days

    Saturday, September 27, 2014

    America's Best Idea - the national parks - is even better when it's free! More

Did You Know?

Santa Anna, an invester in an early railroad in Pennsylvania.

Mexican President General Antonia Lopez de Santa Anna owned stock in the Lackawanna Railroad, chartered in 1854 with plans to operate between Jessup and Nay Aug, PA. Part of the route became a branch line of the Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad. Learn more about railroads at Steamtown NHS. More...