Hoover-Mason Trestle Tour

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Jan 24th 2020 2:00 pm
$15 for the tour only; $18 for the tour and a screening of the “Bethlehem: The Christmas City” movie Website 610-332-3378
Presented by: Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites
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Date(s) - Jan 24th 2020
2:00 pm

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Visitor Center presented by St. Luke's University Health Network

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Tours depart from the Visitor Center at SteelStacks, 711 East First Street

Fridays-Sundays, tours last 45-60 minutes long

2 p.m.: Showing of “Bethlehem: The Christmas City” movie;  2:30 p.m.: Walking Tour

No tours on November 28, December 24, 25 & 31, & January 1

Located more than 45 feet off the ground, the Hoover-Mason Trestle was an elevated railway that for nearly 90 years served as a vital transportation system at the former Bethlehem Steel plant. It was reopened to the public as an elevated walkway thanks to a unique redevelopment project by the Bethlehem Redevelopment Authority. On these tours, participants join a certified Historic Bethlehem guide who either worked at or had family members employed at the plant, allowing them to provide unique insight into the steelmaking process and the day-to-day operations at the massive mill. The easy, third-mile walk includes stops at the trestle’s interpretive stations, as well as opportunities for guests to get up close and personal with old railway cars, the blast furnaces and more. 

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