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Cresson Area Heritage Park

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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 22 February 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 6 October 2016
Warren C
Moses Lake, Washington
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22 Feb 2017
“Nice for train watching.”
6 Oct 2016
“Altoona Railroad Trip”
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Reviewed 22 February 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

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Robert Y
Reviewed 6 October 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.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Warren C
Reviewed 17 May 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,.

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed 28 January 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

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank dwi189
Reviewed 30 July 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

Date of experience: July 2015
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Reviewed 18 July 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.

Date of experience: July 2015
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