Reading Railroad Station (Lebanon, Pennsylvania)
Reading Railroad Station
Reading Railroad Station, June 2006
|Location||N. 8th St., Lebanon, Pennsylvania|
|Area||1 acre (0.40 ha)|
|Architect||Wilson Bros.; Wilson, Joseph M.|
|Architectural style||Shingle Style, Other, Shingle style adaptation|
|NRHP Reference #||75001647|
|Added to NRHP||July 17, 1975|
Reading Railroad Station is a historic Shingle Stylerailway station located in Lebanon, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania. Designed by the Wilson Brothers & Company and built by the Reading Company in 1900, it consists of two sections connected by a large overhanging roof.
The smaller section is a 1 1/2-story, rectangular structure that contained a baggage room, telegraph office, and yardmasters' office. It measures 55 feet, 6 inches, by 32 feet, 6 inches. It has a hipped gable roof with bellcast hipped gable dormers and a two-story octagonal tower.
The larger section is a two-story structure measuring approximately 80 feet, 6 inches, by 32 feet, 6 inches and contained men's and women's waiting areas and restrooms. It features a large octagonal tower rising 70–80 feet above the station. It also has a hipped gable roof with hipped gable dormers and a semi-circular bay.
- "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09.
- "National Historic Landmarks & National Register of Historic Places in Pennsylvania" (Searchable database). CRGIS: Cultural Resources Geographic Information System. Note: This includes David M. Berman (March 1975). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Reading Railroad Station" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-02-28.
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