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Cresson Area Heritage Park

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Address: Front Street, Cresson, PA
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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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 October 2016
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Moses Lake, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Dearborn, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles 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,.

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5 of 5 bubbles 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 the park as well....Local power and pusher engines are fueled and sanded here. An observation... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles 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 There's also a train platform to watch the train to go by There are some... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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