September 3 & 4
Planning is underway!
Railfest 2016 will celebrate Labor Day weekend with visiting equipment displays,
special shop demonstrations and, of course,
train rides on
Saturday, September 3 and
Sunday, September 4
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Special Event Opening Ceremony
September 3, 10:00 am
Locomotive Shop Demonstrations (Tentative)· Removing wheels from axles using our 300-ton press
· Wheel lathe demonstrations
· King 100 vertical boring mill demonstrations
Visiting Railroad Equipment (TBA as confirmed)
Mount Washington Cog Railway's "Old Peppersass" (on display)
Excursions & Train Rides· Caboose rides
· Hand Car (Pump Car) rides (weather-permitting)
· "Scranton Limited" Short Train Rides (additional fee is required for ages 6 and above)
· Moscow Excursions - one daily roundtrip, each departing at 12:30 pm, returning at 3:00 pm - including photo run-bys at Moscow Station - with historic diesel locomotives (Advance purchase of tickets is strongly recommended)
· Trolley Rides at partner site, Lackawanna County Trolley Museum (additional fee required)
Special Exhibits & Programs
· Children's Discovery Programs
· "David Stone: The Johnny Cash Experience"
· Garden Railroad rides
· Lehigh Valley #353 Business Car tours
· Mid Atlantic Motorcar Association
· Operation Lifesaver (Saturday only)
· Union Pacific #4012 "Big Boy" Cab tours
La Festa Italiana
on Courthouse Square!
FREE Trolley Bus shuttles to/from Courthouse Square
via a stop at the Scranton Iron Furnaces
during the Park's operating hours!
All listed participants and events are
subject to change without warning.