Steamtown Buildings Closed Due to Lack of Heat

Some buildings at Steamtown National Historic Site in Scranton, Pennsylvania, have been closed due to lack of heat.

The issue was described as due to a mechanical failure of the boiler system that park staff are seeking to address. The National Park Service The park said the building will be closed until heat can be restored.

The closures will not affect Santa Train and North Pole Limited excursion trains, which will operate as scheduled.

Affected buildings include the visitor center, theater, history museum, and technology museum. The roundhouse, railroad yard, and grounds remain open. Also closed is the Electric City Trolley Station and Museum.

Portable restrooms have been brought to the park because there is no public access to heated restrooms or running water.

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