Enjoy the fall foliage on the way to Tobyhanna! Upon arrival, visitors have the option to participate in a walking tour of the town of Tobyhanna provided by members of the Coolbaugh Township Historical Association. The tour includes a look at the historic past of Tobyhanna which was originally the hub of the logging industry thanks to the easy access to the railroad.
Tickets for the Steamtown Autumn Excursions go on sale Friday, July 15th.
The Tobyhanna train station was built in 1908 by the Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad and was leased and restored by the Pocono Mountain Chapter of the National Railway Historical Society in 1994. Today, the station serves as the chapter's meeting space and it houses a collection of railroad artifacts including two running model train layouts plus a small gift shop.
The train ride will last approximately 1 hour; departing Steamtown at 11 a.m. and arriving in Tobyhanna at 12 p.m. There will be a 2.5-hour layover at the Tobyhanna Station for the event. Returning train ride will last approximately 1 hour; departing Tobyhanna at 2:30 p.m. and arriving in Steamtown at 3:30 p.m.