Jim Thorpe train & prison tour
photo by Frank Smith

Join Olympus Visionary Trailblazer Frank Smith and photo experts from Dan's Camera City in exploring all the town of Jim Thorpe has to offer in the fall. We'll start our journey with a private tour of the Old Jail Museum. This old jail is rich with history and architecture (and supposedly, ghosts) which will make for plenty of great photo opportunities.

Next we'll make our way to the train station to board our private train car, which will travel through beautiful fall scenery of the Jim Thorpe area. After our 1-hour train ride, you'll have the opportunity to find a nice spot to enjoy lunch.

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Frank Smith will complete our day with a guided photo walk through the beautiful town of Jim Thorpe, taking in the many sights and interesting tourists visiting this scenic locale.

Your expedition includes private access to the prison in Jim Thorpe for one hour before opening. Students will also be on a private passenger train car as it travels for the scenic gorge in Jim Thorpe.

Cost: $149.99 $119.99 after Olympus sponsorship contribution

Jim Thorpe prison interior
photo by Frank Smith

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class: Mon. 10/23 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Dan's Allentown store Please call 610-434-2313 for ticket availability
outing: Sat. 10/28 10:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Jim Thorpe, PA
Review:
Mon. 11/6
6:00 p.m. –
7:30 p.m.
Dan's Allentown store

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Jim Thorpe Train Attendant
photo by Frank Smith

About the instructor

A native Northeasterner, Frank Smith often focuses his lens on the regional and local scenery including the Pocono Mountains and the historical sites of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. His raw travel and philanthropic photojournalism covers global themes, shedding light on cultural issues such as sex trafficking in Mumbai and regional corruption in areas including South Sudan and Haiti.

Frank's work has been featured in print, in exhibits, and in philanthropic venues including Glow Artworks, a North American–based consortium of 30 photographers that offers healing art that encourages the well-being of patients, visitors and workers in healthcare centers and other spaces.

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