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

    Steamtown

    National Historic Site Pennsylvania

Pets

Pets are allowed at Steamtown, but only in certain areas. The parking lot and grassy area to the south of the parking lot are acceptable. Please "curb" your pet.

Pets are not allowed in any building, the turntable area, locomotive or railroad car.

Please do not leave your pet unattended in a vehicle or tethered outside.

Registered service animals are allowed in all public buildings, railroad cars and locomotives.

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...