In 1908, the station was the new hub of a bustling city - then, the nation's 20th largest city. A birthday bash on Tuesday evening marked what many call Scranton's return to glory.
People gathered under the Tiffany glass of the stations marble-lined atrium, some boarded a train behind the station, and others took horse drawn carriages into town.
The Lackawanna Railroad station closed in the early 1970s and was empty for a decade until an effort was begun to refurbish it. It reopened as a hotel in 1983.