Steamtown National Historic Site

Scranton, PA

The former Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad Yards, designated Steamtown National Historic Site, serves as a working museum of America’s steam railroading past.  The museum complex centers on  the reconstructed fragment of the 1902 roundhouse and turntable.  New structures surrounding the turntable house a visitor center, history museum, technology museum, and 250-seat theater.  The historic oil house serves as a bookstore and museum shop.  Beyond are the rehabilitated maintenance shops.

Size: 40,000 SF (new construction); 40-acre site
Completed:  1995
Construction Cost:  $35,000,000