Reading-Halls Station Bridge

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Reading-Halls Station Bridge
Reading-Halls Station Bridge.jpg
Reading-Halls Station Bridge, January 1984
Reading-Halls Station Bridge is located in Pennsylvania
Reading-Halls Station Bridge
Location Northwest of Muncy off U.S. Route 220, Muncy Township, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 41°14′9″N 76°49′58″W / 41.23583°N 76.83278°W / 41.23583; -76.83278Coordinates: 41°14′9″N 76°49′58″W / 41.23583°N 76.83278°W / 41.23583; -76.83278
Area 0.1 acres (0.040 ha)
Built 1846
Architectural style Other, Pony Howe Truss
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 80003571[1]
Added to NRHP January 17, 1980

Reading-Halls Station Bridge is a historic pony Howe truss railroad bridge located at Muncy Township, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania. It was built in 1846[2] by the Philadelphia and Reading Railroad, and is a single-span bridge measuring approximately 70 feet (21 m) long. It is the oldest bridge of its type still in operation in Pennsylvania.[3]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1980.[1]

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  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  2. ^ Kemp, Emory L.; Anderson, Richard K., Jr. (1987). "The Reading-Halls Station Bridge". IA, The Journal of the Society for Industrial Archeology 31 (1): 17–40. JSTOR 40968124. 
  3. ^ "National Historic Landmarks & National Register of Historic Places in Pennsylvania" (Searchable database). CRGIS: Cultural Resources Geographic Information System.  Note: This includes Tim Richey (n.d.). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Reading-Halls Station Bridge" (PDF). Retrieved 2011-11-19. 

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