Steam Weekend - June 22 to 24

STEAM WEEKEND
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June 22 through 24

 

Steam returns to the Oil Creek Valley in 2018!
Friday, June 22 at 6 pm
Saturday, June 23 at 10 am & 3 pm
Sunday, June 24 at 10 am & 3 pm
Rides will be approximately 3 to 3 1/2 hours

Train departs from 409 S Perry Street, Titusville PA
27 mile round-trip through Oil Creek State Park
Featuring Viscose #6 and Jeddo Coal #85 (see below)

Just announced - during our Friday evening only:
*Enjoy Wine & Cheese at Rynd Farm Station (our halfway point)
*'Run by' Photo Shoot at Petroleum Centre on return trip
*Whistle serenade at some point during the run


Please note, times listed here (and on your tickets) are the DEPARTURE times.
Your arrival time needs to be 1 hour prior to departure for the train ride.
We adhere to a strict schedule, and anyone not on the train when
the whistle blows five minutes prior will not be permitted to board.
We thank you advance for your understanding and co-operation regarding boarding procedures.

First Class:  $45 (for all ages)
Please note:  Advance tickets for First Class no longer available for this event.

Coach:  $25 (adults & seniors) & $16 kids (ages 1 to 12)
Children under 1 ride free in Coach only

Call 814-676-1733 to make your reservations or click here to print a reservation form.

 

 

Viscose #6 is a Baldwin Locomotive Works from Philadelphia, PA  O-4-Ot built in 1924 for the Viscose Company in Roanoke, VA. It worked for Viscose until taken out of service in the early 1960’s. It was then scrapped to the Gem City Iron & Metal Company of Polaski, VA. Number 6 was purchased by Scott Symans in 2004. He moved it to Dunkirk, NY where restoration was completed between 2004 and 2007. Number 6 is a Standard Gauge locomotive measuring 4’-8 1/2” between rails. She uses a cylinder pressure of 180 PSI and weighs 60,000 lbs. Owned by Scott Symans of Dunkirk, NY.

Jeddo Coal #85, ‘Mack’, a Vulcan Iron Works locomotive was built in 1928 for the A.E. Dick Construction Co and used in PA anthracite country. Mack was sold to the Jeddo-Highland Coal Co in West Pittston, PA, where it stayed until the early 1960’s. He was then purchased by Gordon Brinthrop and moved to Horseheads, NY, where he sat behind a diner until Gramling Locomotive Works purchased it in 2007, and moved it to their shop in Indiana for restoration. It’s an O-4-OT saddle tank engine weighing in at 82.000 lbs. Owned by Bryon and John Gramling of Ashley, IN.


Erie author, Kenneth Springirth and prominent local historian, David Weber will be at Perry Street Station June 22-24 for a book signing. Kenneth is the author of 36 books covering US railroads, trains and trolleys. David is a well known Oil Region historian and author of 'Around Titusville.'