The labor of iron, coal, oil and lumber workers built businesses and communities that left legacies on this trail and beyond. You'll see examples of the industries at work and meet the people who lent innovation and determination to these early enterprises.
Drake Well Museum
Features operating oil field machinery and a replica of the original well house.
Pennsylvania Lumber Museum
Walk into a re-created lumber camp and discover the life of 19th-century loggers.
Pennsylvania Anthracite Heritage Museum
Discover the people of Pennsylvania's anthracite coal region from the days when hard coal was king.
Scranton Iron Furnace
The remains of the blast furnaces of the Lackawanna Iron and Coal Company.
Eckley Miners' Village
Visit an authentic 19th-century coal patch town with miners' houses, churches, a doctor's office and company store.
Cornwall Iron Furnace
America's most complete charcoal-fueled iron-making complex.
Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania
Explore more than 100 historic locomotives and vintage railroad cars.