Railroads

TAKE A RIDE across Pennsylvania's Most Scenic Highway - US Route 6 - and explore the many ways that railroads help this nation grow by moving people and products over difficult terrain.  All along PA Route 6, you will find rail excursions and remnants of railroading history.  Some of our favorites are below.

 

Historic Ride to Drake Well where the first oil well in the world was drilled.  Oil Creek and Titusville Railroad, 511 W. Central Avenue, Titusville, PA 16354, 800-332-2338

 

 
 
"Walk the Tracks Across the Sky" at the Kinzua Bridge State Park.  Free Visitors Guide & Map. 
Allegheny National Forest Visitors Bureau, 80 E. Corydon Street, Bradford, PA 16701, 800-473-9370

 

 

 

See our Shay Locomotive, Barnhart Loader, and Brookville Engine in a mountainous lumber railroad setting.  Pennsylvania Lumber Museum, 5660 US Route 6, Galeton, PA 16922, 814-435-2652

 

 

Explore Fall with Steamtown National Historical Site in Scranton, Fall Foliage Excursions.  Lackawanna Co. Convention and Visitors Bureau, 99 Glenmaura National Blvd. Moosic, PA 18507, 570-496-1701

 

 

All Aboard!  Excursions through the Northern Pocono Mountains with spectacular views of teh Lackawaxen River.  The Stourbridge Line, 812 Main Street, Honesdale, PA 18432, 570-470-2697

 

View our "Tracks Over Tricky Terrain" Itinerary for more on PA Route 6 Railroad Sites.