Bridge in Nicholson Township

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Bridge in Nicholson Township
Pierceville Bridge - March 2015.jpg
Bridge in Nicholson Township, 2015, in dilapidated condition.
Bridge in Nicholson Township is located in Pennsylvania
Bridge in Nicholson Township
Location Legislative Route 65021 over Tunkhannock Creek near Starkville, Nicholson Township, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 41°36′17″N 75°49′22″W / 41.60472°N 75.82278°W / 41.60472; -75.82278Coordinates: 41°36′17″N 75°49′22″W / 41.60472°N 75.82278°W / 41.60472; -75.82278
Area less than one acre
Built 1876
Architect Corrugated Metal Co.
Architectural style Lenticular truss
Governing body State
MPS Highway Bridges Owned by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Transportation TR
NRHP Reference # 88000810[1]
Added to NRHP June 22, 1988

The Bridge in Nicholson Township is a historic lenticular truss bridge located in Nicholson Township, Wyoming County, Pennsylvania. It was built in 1876, and measures 110 feet (34 m) long. It spans Tunkhannock Creek.[2][3]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1988.[1]


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  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 
  2. ^ Brown, Mark M. (August 1997). "Nicholson Township Lenticular Bridge" (PDF). Historic American Engineering Record. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress. p. 1. Retrieved February 1, 2014. 
  3. ^ ""National Historic Landmarks & National Register of Historic Places in Pennsylvania"" (SEARCHABLE DATABASE). CRGIS: Cultural Resources Geographic Information System.  Note: This includes Edward P. Osnick (August 1982). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Bridge in Nicholson Township" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-06-03. 

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