Lebanon station (Reading Railroad)

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Lebanon
Former Reading Railroad station
Lebanon Reading RR Station.jpg
Reading Railroad Station, June 2006
Location N. 8th St., Lebanon, Pennsylvania
Tracks 2
Construction
Disabled access No
Electrified No
Services
  Former services  
Preceding station   Reading Railroad   Following station
Lebanon Valley Branch
toward Harrisburg
Terminus Lebanon and Tremont Branch
toward Tremont
Reading Railroad Station
Lebanon station (Reading Railroad) is located in Pennsylvania
Lebanon station (Reading Railroad)
Lebanon station (Reading Railroad) is located in the US
Lebanon station (Reading Railroad)
Coordinates 40°20′35″N 76°25′29″W / 40.34306°N 76.42472°W / 40.34306; -76.42472Coordinates: 40°20′35″N 76°25′29″W / 40.34306°N 76.42472°W / 40.34306; -76.42472
Area 1 acre (0.40 ha)
Built 1900
Architect Wilson Bros.; Wilson, Joseph M.
Architectural style Shingle Style, Other, Shingle style adaptation
NRHP Reference # 75001647[1]
Added to NRHP July 17, 1975

Lebanon station, also known as Reading Railroad Station, is a historic train station in Lebanon, Pennsylvania. Designed by the Wilson Brothers & Company in the Shingle Style 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 ft 6 in by 32 ft 6 in. It has a hipped gable roof with bellcast hiIerpped gable dormers and a two-story octagonal tower.

The larger section is a two-story structure measuring approximately 80 ft 6 in by 32 ft 6 in and contained men's and women's waiting areas and restrooms. It features a large octagonal tower rising 70 80 ft above the station and has a hipped gable roof with hipped gable dormers and a semicircular bay.[2]

The station was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1975.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "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.