Aficionados of the railroads, both the real thing and the model variety, will find a thing or two of interest come September when Steamtown National Historic Site in Pennsylvania hosts Railfest 2015, a weekend-long festival of everything rail-related.
Steamtown National Historic Site
Train fans looking for their fill of rail history should think about heading to Steamtown National Historic Site in eastern Pennsylvania this coming weekend for Railrest 2014.
Railroad buffs will be gathering in eastern Pennsylvania in late August, when Railfest 2014 is held at Steamtown National Historic Site.
Around The Parks: Hot Times In Death Valley, Teachers At C&O Canal, Yellowstone Visitation, And Riding The Train
The world's hottest day will be recalled at Death Valley National Park next month, while the Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park is seeking teachers, Yellowstone National Park is watching visitation climb, and Steamtown National Historic Site trains will be running to the Delaware Water Gap late this month.
They are called "ghost trains," but in truth they are simply old trains decaying on railroad sidings. And from November 4 through the end of the year you'll be able to enjoy some fantastic photos of these trains by Kathryn Scott Adams at Steamtown National Historic Site.
Come fall in Pennsylvania the hardwood forests glow orange, red, and yellow as the air takes on a crispness that blankets the Poconos with the smells of autumn. Board one of Steamtown National Historic Site's special fall excursion runs through this brilliant countryside and you can feast your eyes on the colors of the season in the comfort of a coach.
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International good will is scheduled to roll into Steamtown National Historic Site late this month when a Canadian Pacific Railway "Holiday Train" comes to visit as part of a food bank drive.
The National Park Service uses exhibits, programs, and special events to help celebrate Women's History Month in the national parks, and not just ones that were established to honor women.
Items, some interesting, some perhaps not, from around the National Park System for a Monday morning's consideration.