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

    Steamtown

    National Historic Site Pennsylvania

Goods & Services

Steamtown is located in downtown Scranton, Pennsylvania. Grocery stores, pharmacies, gas stations, garages, and other services are available throughout the greater Scranton area. Please visit our partners below for more information:

Lackawanna County Convention & Visitors Bureau

Luzerne County Convention & Visitors Bureau

Endless Mountains Visitors Bureau

Pocono Mountains Vacation Bureau

Did You Know?

A fireman moves coal forward in the coal bunker of a steam locomotive to make the coal easier to use.

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...