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Unveiling Ceremony for the Most Famous Backyard Train

The day has finally arrived, people of northeastern and central Pennsylvania have the chance to see the most talked about train in NEPA. The train made famous b...

The day has finally arrived, people of northeastern and central Pennsylvania have the chance to see the most talked about train in NEPA.

The train made famous by HBO's "Last Week Tonight" with John Oliver was officially unveiled to the public today.

Its new home is at the Electric City Trolley Station and Museum at 300 Cliff Street in Scranton.

The museum will offer free admission all weekend from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. for those who wish to check out the train.

Newswatch 16 caught up with former meteorologist, Tom Clark. He dated the train phenomenon back to 1984 when WNEP received its first train set for the backyard.

The elaborate display took the entire day on Wednesday to assemble.

For more information on the weekend event and back stories on how this train came to our area,Β head here.

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