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Horseshoe Curve views are again possible, thanks to recent brush cutting by Altoona Railroaders Museum!

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The Station Inn… Railfan lodging in Cresson. CALL 814-886-4757 to book directly. Or, inquire online.

 The Station Inn’s rooms are spotless and bright. They are refreshingly free of decorative pillows and doilies.

Breakfast is complementary at The Station Inn.

The Station Inn is not associated with any chain, booking service, or travel agency. It is Independent, Friendly, Organic, Real, Green,  Small, and Unique. The Station Inn does not accept reservations from OTAs. OTA is short for Online Travel Agency….. like: Airbnb or TripAdvisor, Expedia or B& There are many OTA’s. They do a good job, but not good enough for us: much too impersonal; too costly.

Book directly. Talk with a live person. Get immediate feedback and real answers. You’re in charge when you make a reservation. Once booked, your reservation is set. Reservations must be reconfirmed a week prior to arrival. Specific room assignments are not guaranteed and may be changed without notice.

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Surf our site. Take notes while watching the videos. Use our website to plan a trip that avoids blind alleys and wrong turns. Find the best train watching spots on the Old PRR Main Line. Take in live action on Mike Kisser’s RailStream Cam. Listen to NS, CSX and R J Corman on Mike Saverino’s RailroadRadio feed. See images captured from our Reading Room by Alex Lang’s time-delay cam. Watch Doug Obert’s West Slope, Horseshoe Curve, and Around Our Mountain Youtubes. Discover out-of-the-way, public places to railfan.

Plan a visit.                  Stay with us.                          The Station Inn IS Railfans.

The Station Inn is unable to accommodate children under the age of eight.

See our RESERVATION POLICY for details concerning children, pets, alcohol, and tobacco.



Rail Rag Exchange

Frequent guests know that The Station Inn is home to the East’s largest Rail Rag exchange. We give away thousands of railfan magazine back issues every year. Bring some back issues when you visit. Leave with a few oldies. You might find a few gems that your mom threw out while you were in the […]

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Around our Mountain

Around our Mountain

Doug Obert and Innkeeper Tom Davis present a rail enthusiast guide to the NS East & West Slopes of The Allegheny Mountains for the best spots to watch trains 1080HD…57 mins…Enjoy!

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