Delaware Lackawanna & Western Project 565

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Welcome to the Lackawanna 565 Restoration Project!  This project aims to cosmetically restore Lackawanna 2-6-0 "Mogul" type locomotive No. 565, stored at Steamtown National Historic Site in Scranton, Pennsylvania. This is a long and labor-intensive project, and is operated completely by volunteers who kindly donate their time and skills to keep the project going. So take a look around.

Please remember to Sign our Guest Book.

The Official Steamtown Report on 565 is now updated with Five out of the 10 pages.

Check in the links, We have a Tweeter page.

Thank you for stopping by.



New 565 Photo Site

News Flash!!, This is no April Fools Joke!!

I was contacted tonight by Mr. Gary P. Bensman, He left me know that 565 is compleated her Asbestos Abatement. The first locomotive to be compleated for 2010 season.  out of 27 pices she was done first !! Well it shows she is a special locomotive, for she is the only locomotive on Home Rails!

Well Done Driversified Rail Service, And Thank you from the Crew of 565.

New Flash!! Smokebox Cover is now on

It was done on  March 11, 2011

Make sure you check out the  Progress Reports of 2011 in the side bar.

Weather forcast


News Flash!!

We are now at Vistor 3000 this was reached on February 2, 2011.

From old site

This was the total of visitors on the first Project 565 site. [3589]. Let's see if we can match that and more!

News Flash We just past this old marker we are now 3591 as of August 15, 2011 

Out of the U.S.A. Visitors

  2-23-2010 APO, AE, U.S.A  Nigerla

 1-28-2010 Germany

  8-7-2010 Bremen,

 8-8-2010 Tehran, Iran

Canada Cities

 Abbotsford, Toronto, Newmarket, Kitchener, Etobicoke, Cochrane, Oakville , Montreal, Guelph

 The United Kingdom

2-12-2010 Salford,  3-18-2010 Manchester, 3-23-2010 London,

Wellington, New Zealand  6 - 22 - 2010

7-15-2010  Brazil     7-16-2010  Melbourne , Australia     12-27-2010   Mnichovo Hradiste, Czech Republic  12-2010 Cagliari, Italy

We had a Special Visitor 8-17-2010  Washington D.C.  Vice President Joseph R.  Biden, Jr.     I checked the IP No. and it came out to be him. So thank you for taking time out and visiting our project web site, Sir.


We had a visit from the St. Louis County's Museum of Transportation 3-31-2010

We had a nother visit from the St. Louis County's Museum of Transportation 6-23-2010

We had a nother visit from the St. Louis County's Museum of Transportation 7-15-2010 this time from a office computer.  Makes you wonder. :)

We Made A Mile Stone

 We reached 565 visitors!!!!! February 23, 2010.

We reached 655 visitors!!!!! March 2, 2010

We reached 1776 visitors!!!!!June 23, 2010  Stars and Stripes for ever!!!

Today July 15, 2010 we had 100 visitors to this website .


Our music is of  Willie Nelson " City of New Orleans"

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