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Hands On Steam 

This program allows guests to experience the operation, firing, and theory of steam engineering. Sessions are two hours, including approximately 45 minutes of hands-on operation for each participant including the opportunity to fire. Instruction and operation take place on the old main line at Edaville. Each session is limited to two students. 


Edaville Family Theme Park, 5 Pine Street, Carver, Mass.



Saturday, May 6, 2023

Sunday, May 7, 2023

Session Times:  choice of 9 - 11 am, 12 - 2 pm, or 3 - 5 pm   


$475 per person includes basic instruction book with theory & operation, gloves, and a completion certificate. Plus bragging rights to say you've had your hand on the throttle! 


Preservationists should note that after expenses, the balance of your event fee will directly support the restoration of No. 21!


What to wear: Please wear a long sleeve shirt, long heavy pants, and closed toe shoes or boots. 


Fine print: Must be at least 18 years old and in good general health. There are no refunds for cancellations, however we will attempt to transfer your registration to a different date and time based upon availability. All participants will be required to sign a general release upon arrival. 

Photos courtesy of Savery Moore and Scott Lakin. 

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