Locomotive Technology Tour
Join a Park Ranger or a Volunteer on a 45-minute look at how a steam locomotive works. Visitors learn just how complicated a simple machine can be.
Departs from the Visitor Center. Included in the Park Entrance Fee. Possible heat and noise warning.
Did You Know?
The engineer drives the locomotive using the throttle lever, brakes, and reversing gear. He (or she) is in charge of the locomotive. The conductor, however, is in charge of the train. Learn more about railroad jobs at Steamtown NHS in Scranton, Pennsylvania. More...