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

    Steamtown

    National Historic Site Pennsylvania

Moscow, PA Excursions

DL&W-painted diesel locomotive, in Lackawanna colors of grey, maroon and yellow, departing Steamtown platform

DL&W-painted #664, an historic EMD Model F3A diesel locomotive, is shown departing from the Boarding Platform on one of the seasonal excursions offered by Steamtown NHS.  These excursions are offered on select weekends during June, July, August and October.

Steamtown NHS offers seasonal excursions to Moscow, Pennsylvania, a small town on the western edge of the Pocono Plateau. This 26-mile round trip take about 2 hours, including a 30-40 minute layover at Moscow Station. It follows Roaring Brook through the Nay Aug tunnel into the Pocono Mountains, across numerous bridges and through the historic and scenic Pennsylvania countryside. Tour the restored Freight or Station Depots during your layover. Light refreshments are available for purchase, through the Lackawanna & Wyoming Valley Railway Historical Society, at the passenger station. Sales proceeds help benefit the Boston & Maine #3713 restoration efforts. Basic restroom facilities are located in the Freight Depot.

Moscow excursions depart at 12:30 pm and return at approximately 3:30 pm.

Did You Know?

Santa Anna, an invester in an early railroad in Pennsylvania.

Mexican President General Antonia Lopez de Santa Anna owned stock in the Lackawanna Railroad, chartered in 1854 with plans to operate between Jessup and Nay Aug, PA. Part of the route became a branch line of the Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad. Learn more about railroads at Steamtown NHS. More...