Steamtown National Historic Site

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Steamtown National Historic Site
150 South Washington Avenue
Scranton, PA 18503
570-340-5200
http://www.nps.gov/stea
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A steam locomotive excites the senses: you can feel the heat from the firebox, hear the bell and whistle, smell the hot steam and oil, feel the ground vibrate under your feet, see the one-ton drive rod push the drive wheels around, hear the chuff-chuff-chuff, experience the past. Steamtown National Historic Site preserves an era that slipped from public consciousness virtually unnoticed. Today, you can relive that era as the fire-breathing behemoths lumber back to life. The cinders, grease, oil, steam and people of railroading have returned.

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