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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… lodging for Railfans in Cresson, PA. CALL 814-886-4757 to book directly. Or, inquire online. If you do not receive a quick reply to your eMail, call 814-886-4757.

 The Station Inn’s rooms are doily-free, spotless and bright.

Breakfast is complementary at The Station Inn.

The Station Inn is not associated with any booking service, travel agency, or chain. It is Independent, Friendly, Real, Organic, Authentic, Small, Green, and Unique. The Station Inn does not accept reservations from OTA’s. OTA is short for Online Travel Agency….. like: Airbnb or TripAdvisor. There are lots of OTA’s. They do an OK job, but not good enough for us. Book directly; save time and booking fees. Talk with a live person! You’re in charge when you book directly: 814-886-4757 or

Surf our site. Take notes when viewing our videos. You don’t have to be a guest to take advantage of this information. Check it out right now. Plan a trip that avoids blind alleys and wrong turns. Find the best railfan spots on the old PRR Main. Take in live action right now on Mike Kisser’s RailStream Cam. Listen to NS, CSX and R J Corman on Mike Saverino’s RailroadRadio feed; listen in on the NS Pittsburgh Dispatcher! See time-delay images captured by Alex Lang’s front porch camera.Watch Doug Obert’s West Slope and Around Our Mountain Youtubes. Discover out-of-the-way, public places to railfan.

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

Enjoy the mountain air; relax in our smoke-free environment.

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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