I have a long weekend coming up in the NYC area, and am planning a journey to see steam around Pennyslvania. a quick google shows many lines in PA state and in a radius of around 4 hours driving west of New York have come up with the following itiniery.. Bit of driving involved but I've done far worse before. Has anyone any experience of any of the lines below or other reccomendations in the area ? I plan to drop some pictures here of the next few days. Friday: 1. Strasburg railroad.. steam operated freight 630 am Friday morning, (connects with Canadian pacific and switches wagons to their line for local onward transfer by road).. Yes its a regular scheduled revenue earning freight train hauled by steam. Strasburg Rail Road - Lancaster County, Pennsylvania The website shows some impressive engineering.. 4 new build Thomas tank engines, subsequently sold on around the US. 1 new build from photgraphs.. No existing drawings..and several large contract jobs. This location also has on its premises: 2. Pennyslvania railroad museum claims to have a steam loconotive that ran at 127 mph, faster than Mallard amongst its large collection RR Museum of PA :: Welcome 3. Harrisburg Tower (signal box), and restored GG1 at the station NRHS - Harrisburg Chapter Saturday: 4. Reading Northern's depot at Port Clinton (passing visit not sure what can be seen, but 2 steam locos are on the roster) RBMN 5. Jim Thorpe (the town not a person) and the Lehigh Valley Railroad.. Diesel hauled but very scenic. LGSRY 6. New hope and ivy land railroad steam operated shortline https://www.newhoperailroad.com/index.cfm Sunday: 7. Whippany Railroad Museum Several static exhibits and restored station Whippany Railway Museum | Easter Bunny, Santa Claus, & Excursion Train Rides 8. Steamtown Scranton well known round house and large collection of locos Steamtown National Historic Site - Steamtown National Historic Site 9. Back to Newark and fly home Sunday night Get ready for WSR and GCR! Any advice, tips from anyone who's been there and done it in this area is appreciated.