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

    Steamtown

    National Historic Site Pennsylvania

Things To Know Before You Come

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Your safety is very important to us.  Please be aware that any track may have a moving train on it at any time.

To ensure that you can fully enjoy all that Steamtown has to offer, please check out the information in the links listed in the column to your left.

Did You Know?

Drawing of African Elephant.  Steamtown has a locomotive which weighs about as much as 85 African Elephants.

The Union Pacific 'Big Boy' locomotive, one of 25 built to this design, weighs just under 600 tons - approximately as much as 83 adult male African elephants! It is on display at Steamtown National Historic Site in Scranton, Pennsylvania. More...