History and Social Studies

Featured Historical Railroad Excursions

Lehigh Gorge Scenic Railways

Experience the scenic gorge views of the Lehigh Gorge on 1920s style passenger coaches. The steam and diesel trains ride from Berk County through historic downtown Jim Thorpe, and also operates several special excursions throughout the year. 1 Susquehanna Street, Jim Thorpe, PA 18229. 570-325-8485. Cost: Fee.... More Info

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Stourbridge Line Rail Excursions

Wayne County Chamber of Commerce, 32 Commercial St., Honesdale, PA 18431. 570-253-1960. A 50-mile scenic round trip from the birthplace of the American railroad. Fee.

Wanamaker Kempton & Southern Railroad

42 Community Center Dr., P.O. Box 24, Kempton, PA 19529. 610-756-6469. Students can ride on train cars dating back to 1914. Fee.