Saturday & Sunday, June 18 & 19, 2016 Excursion


Delaware–Lackawanna Railroad (Pennsylvania)
The Mid-Atlantic Motorcar Association (MAMA) is pleased to announce a 2-day, approximately 130 mile run over the Delaware-Lackawanna Railroad as well as the Carbondale line and the Laurel Trolley Line.
On Saturday we will have a very early set-on at Scranton, PA (starting at 6:00AM) and the safety meeting, as we must leave by 7:30AM. We will run the Carbondale Line, and, timing permitting, the Laurel Trolley Line for an interesting trip back through history. Though a relatively short run, it includes a trip through a 4900 ft. tunnel as we travel over this line (more details to follow).
Saturday evening the cars will stay on track for an early departure Sunday morning. On Sunday the safety meeting will be at 7:30AM, as we must leave by 8:00AM. We will head east on the D&L through beautiful countryside, along the river, through at least one tunnel, past many restored stations through places with names like Tobyhanna, Gouldsboro, Moscow as we head for the Delaware Water Gap. We will make a lunch stop at Stroudsurg, and have been told that the Stroudsburg Tower will be opened for us. We will make our turn at Point of Gap, and return again through the breathtaking Pennsylvania countryside traveling the route of the "Phoebe Snow". Truly a great day on the rails that awaits us!
There is a 35 car limit and a non-mentoring run. As usual, this is a NARCOA insured excursion. All applicable NARCOA rules apply, as well as any others required by the railroad. Cars and paperwork will be checked/inspected, and those not up to standard may be refused permission to set-on. Safety meeting must be attended as well.
Equipment Restrictions/Requirements: safety vests, hard soled over ankle shoes; hi-rails and heavy cars are with permission only. Cars must be able to be easily turned, and must be reliable. You must be able to maintain 25 MPH on this run. We will be interfacing with train traffic, so breakdown cannot be afforded. Well behaved children over 10 years old are welcome.

Event Coordinator: Craig Hartman
Contact: Craig Hartman
Phone: 973-838-3628
E-mail:excursions@mamotorcars.org

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