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“The history of steam railroad transportation”
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!
Moving this one down the road a bit to the current. While I've covered the museum portion of Steamtown in prior ramblings, let's bring it up to the now in terms of the other part of what they do... Read more
Absolutely awesome must-see for anyone who is a train or history buff. This is a working museum, with functional rolling stock - you will find staff tending to the equipment and you are able to... Read more
This is an incredible place, made all the more incredible by the fact that it's free to visit. There are many different trains to climb on board, look at, and explore. you have access to the... Read more
Steamtown National Historic Site
- Sun - Sat: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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