Steamtown to run F3s on Delaware Water Gap excursion

Steamtown 2013 Founders Day excursion announced

Steamtown National Historic Site to celebrate “Founders Day” with excursion train  from Scranton to the Delaware Water Gap  on June 29.

Photo by Mitch Goldman

Steamtown’s 2012 “Founder’s Day” excursion. Photo by Mitch Goldman

Steamtown National Historic Site will operate a 104-mile round trip excursion from Scranton to the Delaware Water Gap for the 2013 “Founders Day” celebration on June 29. The all-day trip crosses the Pocono Plateau and passes through East Stroudsburg, Pa., on it’s way to the town of Delaware Water Gap, Pa. The town has planned station tours, displays and special events.

Delaware, Lackawanna & Western-painted F3s No. 663 and 664 will pull the trip. The train will depart Steamtown at 9 a.m. and returns at about 5:30 pm. This is the only Delaware Water Gap excursion planned for 2013.

For additional information, go to www.nps.gov/stea.

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