The Peckville Christmas House, located on Marion St in Peckville, finally received the recognition they deserved. On December 11th 2017 the display put on by the Harhut family was a contestant on ABC’s “The Great Christmas Light Flight”. The house features over 1000 blowmold decorations and has been a fixture of the Peckville Pennsylvania neighborhood
All this talk about WNEP’s Backyard train this week motivated me to write a blog post about capturing the historic steam engines that grace our area. One of the perks of being so close to the Steamtown Historical Site in Scranton Pa is, of course, being able to see and hear the painstakingly restored trains.
Hurricane Harvey has caused widespread devastation to the area around Houston Texas. The flooding that occurred has displaced thousands and destroyed billions of dollars worth of property. We’ve all been grateful to see the rush of volunteers and offers of help and support from around the nation to the people affected by this catastrophe. Some
At the turn of the 20th century North Eastern Pennsylvania was the engine of the Industrial Revolution. Railroads carrying coal and freight coursed through the valleys like blood through the veins of the nation. The Railroad companies and the Coal Barons funded colossal infrastructure projects that produced some of the most impressive railroad bridges and