Steam locomotives excited the senses and Steamtown works to keep their stories alive!

You'd feel heat from the firebox, smell hot steam and oil; you'd hear the whistle, feel the ground vibrate, and watch as one-ton drive rods turned steel wheels. Remember the sound of "chuff-chuff" from the smokestack? Today, you can learn the history of steam railroad transportation, and the people who built, repaired and rode, as we work to preserve a special era in America's industrial history!

Small steam locomotive in green paint, while lettering

BLW 26 steam locomotive

Ride a seasonal Yard Shuttle - either the Scranton or Nay Aug Gorge Limited - during your Spring/Summer 2017 visit to Steamtown

DLW-painted F3 diesel locomotive in gray, maroon and yellow colors

Enjoy Seasonal Passenger Excursions

Steamtown NHS offers seasonal passenger excursions to various out-of-park destinations, generally May through August and October

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

150 South Washington Avenue
Scranton, PA 18503-2018

Phone:

(570) 340-5200
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