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two trains in the foreground stationary on a railroad tracks, two trains on tracks in the distance to the right. Backdrop shows trees and mountains
Reading No. 2124 and Reading No. 903 stationed in the railyard at Steamtown NHS.

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Welcome to Steamtown National Historic Site

Located in the heart of Scranton, Pennsylvania, Steamtown National Historic Site preserves, interprets, and protects the history of steam railroading in America including the historic railroad yard, collections, technical knowledge, and skills that further the public understanding of the impact of steam railroading on U.S. industry, commerce, and society.

We invite you to experience Steamtown for yourself. To learn more about the park, where to go, and things to do, follow the links below.

View of railyard taken from elevated walkway. View of city and mountains in the background.

Current Conditions

Assess the current conditions in the park before you make the trip.

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Steamtown is an active railyard, learn how to have a safe visit.


Last updated: September 28, 2021

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Mailing Address:

150 South Washington Avenue
Scranton , PA 18503-2018


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