Steamtown National Historic Site
Feel the heat from the firebox, smell hot steam and oil; hear the whistle, feel the ground vibrate, and watch as one-ton drive rods turned steel wheels. Remember the sound of "chuff-chuff" from the smokestack? See history come alive at the Steamtown National Historic Site in Scranton, PA. Only 30 minutes from Skyline Estates.
Learn about our area's Anthracite Coal History. Travel below the earth 300 feet in a coal car and explore an anthracite coal mine originally opened in 1860. See the difficult conditions miners had to endure to mine the fuel that powered a nation for 100 year. The Lackawanna Coal Mine Tour is a treat for children and adults alike.
Lackawanna Coal Mine Tour
The historic Nicholson Bridge (Tunkhannock Viaduct) is an engineering marvel! Built in 1915 and over 250 feet tall, freight trains still ply its rails today, over 100 years later. Come wonder at how it was built so long ago. Less than 10 minutes by car in Nicholson, PA and an incredible site by air, just seconds on takeoff from Seamans Airport