The Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad arrived in 1857, and by 1880 there were sufficient numbers of tourists to warrant the erection of this handsome station. Of frame construction with deeply overhanging gabled roofs, it is now a museum. The 1940 WPA guidebook to Pennsylvania described Cresco as an “anglers’ and deer hunters’ rendezvous … each of the 15 hotels has its own secluded spot in the woods.”
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Cresco Station of the Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad
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