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

    Steamtown

    National Historic Site Pennsylvania

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  • Train Excursion from Scranton to Moscow and Return

    Saturday, August 2, 2014

    A 26-mile round-trip passenger excursion along the former Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad Pocono mainline. More

  • "Hollywood Rides the Rails"

    Saturday, August 2, 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

  • Train Excursion from Scranton to Moscow and Return

    Sunday, August 3, 2014

    A 26-mile round-trip passenger excursion along the former Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad Pocono mainline. More

  • "Hollywood Rides the Rails"

    Sunday, August 3, 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

  • "Hollywood Rides the Rails"

    Monday, August 4, 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

  • "Hollywood Rides the Rails"

    Tuesday, August 5, 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

  • "Hollywood Rides the Rails"

    Wednesday, August 6, 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

  • "Hollywood Rides the Rails"

    Thursday, August 7, 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

  • "Hollywood Rides the Rails"

    Friday, August 8, 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

  • Train Excursion from Scranton to Cresco and Return

    Saturday, August 9, 2014

    Train Excursion from Scranton to Cresco and Return More

  • "Hollywood Rides the Rails"

    Saturday, August 9, 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

  • Train Excursion to Dickson City - CANCELLED 7/1/14

    Sunday, August 10, 2014

    Train Excursion from Scranton to Dickson City and Return - CANCELLED 7/1/14 More

  • "Hollywood Rides the Rails"

    Sunday, August 10, 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

  • "Hollywood Rides the Rails"

    Monday, August 11, 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

  • "Hollywood Rides the Rails"

    Tuesday, August 12, 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

  • "Hollywood Rides the Rails"

    Wednesday, August 13, 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

  • "Hollywood Rides the Rails"

    Thursday, August 14, 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

  • "Hollywood Rides the Rails"

    Friday, August 15, 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

  • "Hollywood Rides the Rails"

    Saturday, August 16, 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

  • Train Excursion from Scranton to Moscow and Return

    Sunday, August 17, 2014

    A 26-mile round-trip passenger excursion along the former Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad Pocono mainline. More

  • "Hollywood Rides the Rails"

    Sunday, August 17, 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

  • "Hollywood Rides the Rails"

    Monday, August 18, 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

  • "Hollywood Rides the Rails"

    Tuesday, August 19, 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

  • "Hollywood Rides the Rails"

    Wednesday, August 20, 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

  • "Hollywood Rides the Rails"

    Thursday, August 21, 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

  • "Hollywood Rides the Rails"

    Friday, August 22, 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

  • Train Excursion from Scranton to Moscow and Return

    Saturday, August 23, 2014

    A 26-mile round-trip passenger excursion along the former Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad Pocono mainline. More

  • "Hollywood Rides the Rails"

    Saturday, August 23, 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

  • Train Excursion from Scranton to Gouldsboro and Return

    Sunday, August 24, 2014

    This almost 50-mile round-trip passenger excursion winds its way through beautiful Pocono Mountain woodlands to Gouldsboro, Pa. More

  • "Hollywood Rides the Rails"

    Sunday, August 24, 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 Day

    Monday, August 25, 2014

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

  • "Hollywood Rides the Rails"

    Monday, August 25, 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

  • "Hollywood Rides the Rails"

    Tuesday, August 26, 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

  • "Hollywood Rides the Rails"

    Wednesday, August 27, 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

  • "Hollywood Rides the Rails"

    Thursday, August 28, 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

  • "Hollywood Rides the Rails"

    Friday, August 29, 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

  • Train Excursion from Scranton to Moscow and Return

    Saturday, August 30, 2014

    A 26-mile round-trip passenger excursion along the former Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad Pocono mainline during Railfest 2014. More

  • Railfest 2014

    Saturday, August 30, 2014

    Visit Steamtown NHS, downtown Scranton, for Railfest 2014 on Saturday, August 30 or Sunday, August 31! More

  • "Hollywood Rides the Rails"

    Saturday, August 30, 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

  • Train Excursion from Scranton to Moscow and Return

    Sunday, August 31, 2014

    A 26-mile round-trip passenger excursion along the former Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad Pocono mainline during Railfest 2014. More

  • Railfest 2014

    Sunday, August 31, 2014

    Visit Steamtown NHS, downtown Scranton, for Railfest 2014 on Saturday, August 30 or Sunday, August 31! More

  • "Hollywood Rides the Rails"

    Sunday, August 31, 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

  • "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

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...