railroad history alive in any small town is very
expensive, hard work & Fun
This year we will be repainting a
couple of our cabooses.
We are just minutes from
Free admission, free parking, free picnicking and free
The Pioneer Tunnel Mine tour is within 35
Make your reservation early for the
2012 (April to October).
Walter Gosciminski (Owner)
Any Questions you can Email at
Where The Heck Is Catawissa
"Preserving Our Local
Railroad Heritage Since 1979"
Bring your camera & children
they will love it. all the cabooses are displayed outside for great
No admission charge (FREE TO
THE PUBLIC TO VISIT).
We have 14 cabooses
that has been completely restored and painted in authentic company
You can look back on the
days when cabooses were common on railroads across North America.
In the early
days of railroading, each crew was assigned its own caboose, which
served as home for days at a time.
They could watch the cars ahead, sleep, cook and eat their meals. It
was a place where the conductor and rear brakeman would do their
railroad history alive in any small town is very expensive, hard work &
Last year I had a
bird's eye view, when I was finishing the upper deck
on the station, I saw three locomotives pulling the mile-long Ringling
Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus train, with four circus cars hauling
This line to Sunbury, Penn., (Wilkes-Barre to Sunbury) was an old Pennsy
line and came to the D&H on April 1, 1976. The Delaware and
Hudson is presently owned by Canadian Pacific Railway.
Opening night of the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus at the
Wachovia Arena was on Wednesday, June 1, 2005
Caboose Lodging In
Retreat from the
noise, the concerns, the hustle and bustle of the city.
My younger days
Railroad Cabooses are next to the scenic Susquehanna River
Have breakfast, lunch or dinner in our 1910 Train Station, Open all
Daily Lunch, Dinner, and Soup specials
If you like the outdoors you will love our location
here at the Catawissa Railway
The perfect get-away with family and friends, 8 cabooses
"Your Destination for Family Fun"
Treat yourself to a fresh, fun weekend away.
Our Season is April to October / Caboose Rental
Kids Love Trains!
June 07, 2003
We just Finished
8 of our 14 cabooses, with TV/VCR No
Cable/, Free movies, electricity, running water, bathrooms and
3 with showers.
Our Private His & Her Bathrooms includes two large 42"x42" neo-angle
Also our Penn Central caboose has a large neo-angle shower.
Remember to bring your own bath towels, shampoo and soap
page you can see photos of each caboose inside and outside
Make your reservations early. Each
year our rentals double.
Family & friends are returning, renting up to eight cabooses a day!
Advance reservations are highly recommended particularly during the
summer. Why not make yours today?
PLAN AHEAD. If you're considering a Friday or
Saturday stay in the next week or so, we MIGHT still have
something available, but keep in mind that we often fill up Friday and
Saturday night reservations as much as six weeks in advance. Weekday
nights are usually a little easier to get on shorter notice. But if you
want to get a specific room on a specific night, try to plan as far
ahead as you possibly can, just to be sure.
(Closed during the
Take a look at what our guests have to say about staying
at our caboose lodge
CLICK HERE FOR Reservations Form
Nearby Places to Visit
If you like the outdoors, camping, fishing, biking,
We are just minutes from
in Elysburg. Old Fashioned Family Fun. Knoebels Amusement Resort is
a great place for families. Admission to the park is free. Also
available are free picnic facilities, offers free parking. The park has
a swimming pool and waterslide. Called the Crystal Pool, it's open
Memorial Day through Labor Day. Knoebel’s is a wonderful park with
something for everyone. They also have a great assortment of coasters
and other grown up rides.
50 + rides. Total Distance: 7.71 miles
You may also want to visit. The Bloomsburg
Fair, the largest in the state, late September. Total
Distance: 5.00 miles
Also the only national park solely dedicated to railroad
history, Steamtown National Historic Site in Scranton. It is a
museum dedicated to the history of trains. Total Distance: 69.25