Old Sled Works

In 1904, Lightning Guider sled production began in this two block long factory along the Appalachian Trail. For nearly 85 years, millions of sleds and other wooden products (coaster wagons, safety gates and porch swings) were proudly built here and shipped throughout the US. At one point, this had become the largest sled factory in the country.

Sadly, production ceased in 1988 and the factory officially closed in late 1990.

In April 1991, the buildings re-opened as the Old Sled Works, a unique market featuring over 125 antique and craft vendors. A sled museum is also inside. Amuse yourself in the working penny arcade and have a milkshake at our vintage soda fountain.

Come enjoy the past. Take a virtual tour of Old Sled Works:

Visit us on Facebook for daily updates! We have some of our feed displayed and updated hourly below for you to see what is going on! Our page also lists upcoming special events like SLED FEST which has become a well known regional car and vintage lifestyle gathering.

 

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Thanks Matt from Amped Powersports for having our vintage Allstate Cushman scooter running in short order.

Now on display in our “Automobilorama” section with our other offbeat vehicles.
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Jim from JT Amusements was by today to service a few machines. A rare slot car game, a rifle game and a pinball. Working well now.

Have an old or newer pinball machine that needs serviced? Give JT Amusements a call. Servicing much of central PA.
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Late afternoon cruise. Test and tune... and of course eat some ice cream. Only 1000 yards away but perfect distance for a couple of the slower vehicles. 🍦🤡

Get ready for the first “Cream Crawl”. Six area ice cream shops with about 75 miles of cruising. Announcing soon!
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