Steamtown's initial operation had several operational challenges. The biggest was the lack of a runaround track at the end of the track in Elmhurst. The early trains operated to Elmhurst, and back... (more)
Recreated DL&W SW8 500 switches the Steamtown passenger train in the company of several static displays.
In its early days after the move from Vermont, Steamtown struggled to attract enough visitors to be economically viable, and tried desperately to find its way. One ill-conceived scheme was to bran... (more)
Switching Vycom Plastics
"Lackawanna rolling stock"
Some random classic rolling stock at the Scranton yards which includes Lackawanna Boonton Line coaches, an F3 and some miscellaneous railroad items.
"Welcome to Steamtown"
One of four surviving Reading T1's sits at the West end of Steamtown greeting guests who visit the park. The unit shares this track with a matched set of... (more)
Amtrak - Now servicing Scranton, PA!
Well, perhaps not just yet! However, Amtrak did make an appearance (once again) in Scranton at Steamtown in September of 2010 as part of the National... (more)
An Amtrak Genesis unit navigates a special exhibit train through the shop yards at Steamtown in Scranton, PA during "Railfest" in 2010. The unusual maneuvers, which saw the roundhouse track act a... (more)
Lackawanna 664 is shown switching at the Scranton yards while pulling Lehigh Valley's 353 in to its designated siding. The former Lackawanna shops are shown in the background along with some other... (more)
Lackawanna 664 is shown switching at the Scranton yards getting ready to assemble a small consist to run as the Scranton Limited. Behind the unit are a tandem of Delaware Lackawanna Alco engines d... (more)
"Through the Backyards of Scranton"
In this scene DL 405 leads two CNJ coaches South on the Carbondale Branch after a day of hauling passengers on the line. While the mileage... (more)
"Riding the Head End Through Town"
After a long day of excursions the crew eases their train through a parking lot adjacent to Steamtown with the conductor riding the head en... (more)
"Scranton Limited departs Steamtown"
In this scene there was a rare meet between two excursions at Steamtown. At the right of the frame is the Scranton Limited, a 30 minute e... (more)
"Three Fallen Flags Stand Strong in 2015"
While some may find this hard to believe on April 25, 2015 there was a rare opportunity to shoot three railroads which haven't been ... (more)
"Reading Units on Display"
Instead of a giant sign saying "Welcome to Steamtown" visitors to the site are greeted by a Reading T1 and a matched set of Rea... (more)