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Cresson Area Heritage Park

Front Street, Cresson, PA
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Nice for train watching.

Nice little place to watch trains go by and just relax. Full size caboose on the property for the... read more

Reviewed February 22, 2017
Robert Y
via mobile
Altoona Railroad Trip

This is trackside, on the former Pennsylvania Railroad 3-track main line, now owned by the Norfolk... read more

Reviewed October 7, 2016
Warren C
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Moses Lake, Washington
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Feb 22, 2017
“Nice for train watching.”
Oct 6, 2016
“Altoona Railroad Trip”
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Front Street, Cresson, PA
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Reviewed February 22, 2017 via mobile

Nice little place to watch trains go by and just relax. Full size caboose on the property for the kids to examine and picnic tables to have a picnic and enjoy the area. The location is situated alongside the railroad tracks so a close up...More

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Reviewed October 7, 2016

This is trackside, on the former Pennsylvania Railroad 3-track main line, now owned by the Norfolk Southern. Plenty of trains to keep you occupied. Older caboose, raised platforms for viewing, electrical outlets for your computers. Very clean and kept up. Good parking areas.

Thank Warren C
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Reviewed May 17, 2016

The city provides a great place to watch trains but also you can see into the helper engine yard were the helper engines are serviced,.

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Reviewed January 28, 2016 via mobile

I visited the Cresson Heritage Park during a recent visit to Cresson, PA....The location is popular with trainbuffs as it is adjacent to the busy Norfolk Southern Pittsburgh Mainline....which sees upwards of 50-60 trains per day.....A locomotive servicing facility is located across the tracks from...More

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Reviewed July 30, 2015 via mobile

We recently stopped here on our road trip This is a great place to watch trains there is quite a bit of Northfolk Southern traffic There is also a Amtrak traffic twice daily It's a cute little park with a picnic area and seating available...More

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Reviewed July 18, 2015 via mobile

This place is a wonderful place to see trains day and night. I'm here a lot for them. This is one of the only places in Cresson near the tracks where you are not considered trespassing on railroad property.

Thank ns3347
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