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Steampunk enthusiasts converge on Strasburg Rail Road

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STRASBURG, PA – Art, invention, creativity and one-of-a-kind fashion converge at Strasburg Rail Road as the tourist destination kicks up its heels to host the 3rd annual Steampunk unLimited, October 1

STRASBURG, PA – Art, invention, creativity and one-of-a-kind fashion converge at Strasburg Rail Road as the tourist destination kicks up its heels to host the 3rd annual Steampunk unLimited, October 16 – 18. Billed as an edgy and emerging subculture, Steampunk enthusiasts pay homage to the Victorian Era and Industrial Revolution as they celebrate yesteryear with a modern flare and love of entertainment.

Steampunk unLimited festivities kick-off Friday, October 16 at 6 p.m. and continue Saturday, October 17 from 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. and Sunday, October 18 from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. and include:

• Strasburg Rail Road’s signature 45-minute steam train ride through beautiful PA Dutch Country

• Live musicians: Eli August and the Abandoned Buildings, This Way to Egress, Frenchy and the Punk, and headliner: Abney Park, performing Saturday evening.

• Absinthe cocktail tasting aboard the First-Class Car

• Steampunk Ball, Saturday @ 4 p.m.

• Elegant Victorian dinner aboard the Dining Car with a menu that pulls the past into the future

• High Tea served under a canopy on the property featuring both savory and sweet treats

• Miracle Elixir Side Show – an old-fashioned medicine show from the Victorian Era

• Game Train aboard our four first-class trains, Saturday @ 10 p.m.

• A unique mechanical shop tour including live demonstrations of the milling machine, ring of fire, and more.

• Steampunk self-defense demonstration from Mark P. Donnelly, award-winning author, historian, screenwriter and television producer;

• Performing artist, J.P. Porter, the Steampunk Puppeteer

• Variety of vendors featuring jewelry, Steampunk clothing, art, ceramics, etc.

• Steam powered Calliope

About Strasburg Rail Road

Strasburg Rail Road is one of Pennsylvania’s leading family attractions and is home to museum quality, working, turn-of-the century steam locomotives, freight cars, dining cars, private cars and one of the largest fleets of historic wooden passenger cars in the world. Founded in 1832, Strasburg Rail Road also holds the unique distinction as being America’s oldest short line railroad.