• 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?

A steam locomotive exits a tunnel and rolls past fall colors on one of Steamtown's long train rides.

Railroads are built with as few hills and curves as possible. If a railroad cannot go over or around a hill, a tunnel is constructed through the hill. Some of Steamtown National Historic Site's train rides travel through the Nay Aug Tunnel in Scranton, Pennsylvania. More...