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The Station Inn – A Modeler’s Life Podcast

Podcaster Lionel Strang conducted a series of interviews at The Station Inn over the summer, featuring a longtime guest and friend of the Inn, Dave Abeles. Dave is a lifelong railfan and model railroader, well-known for his HO scale representation of Conrail in the 1990’s in upstate New York, the “Onondaga Cutoff“. We’re very appreciative […]

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Save the Date: December 9 Artist-in-Residence Reception with Michael Froio

Save the date! Saturday afternoon, December 9, we are hosting an Artist Reception with our Artist-in-Residence Michael Froio Photography in our recently-renovated Yard Office Lounge. Michael will provide a brief presentation of his exhibit, ‘From the Main Line’, where visitors will be able to view a selection of matted prints, as well as purchase signed […]

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30th Anniversary Community Event Recap

We wanted to thank everyone for making our 30th Anniversary Community Event so special! Our community block party was held on July 15, 2023 – exactly 30 years since Tom Davis purchased The Station Inn. The event went off without a hitch – so much so that we are considering doing it again next year! […]

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Alex & Leah Lang - FOX 8

The Station Inn on FOX 8 TV

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Conrail’s Cresson – Summit of the Alleghenies

Alex Lang reminisces about Conrail’s railroad operations in the Cresson area during the time that Tom Davis first opened the Station Inn B&B.

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Station Inn B&B Celebrates 30 Years of History and Hospitality

Cresson, PA (April 27, 2023) – The Station Inn B&B, a historic bed and breakfast in Cresson, PA, is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year. To mark the occasion, the inn is hosting a community party on July 15th on Front Street in front of the inn. The Station Inn was founded in 1993 by […]

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Our Story

Railfan Owned and Operated The Station Inn first opened in 1993, the brainchild of New Jersey railfan Tom Davis, who’d retired from a career of school district administration with various school districts in northern New Jersey.  Tom had the idea to establish a B&B for railfans in a popular rail hot-spot (such as the Altoona […]

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Media Mentions Over the Years

The Station Inn here in western Pennsylvania is utterly lacking in amenities… Yet guests from across the continent and beyond return again and again to this bed-and-breakfast… —Eugene L. Meyer New York Times “To all but the most avid rail fans, Cresson is almost beyond comprehension. An average of 75 trains rumble through each day, all […]

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The Railroad

The Norfolk Southern route from Altoona to Johnstown includes some of the steepest mainline grades east of the Mississippi. This is the busiest helper district in the eastern US. The area is unique because of the combination of mountain railroading and the density and variety of its traffic. NS’s Pittsburgh Line runs from outside Harrisburg, […]

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