Allenwood River Bridge

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Allenwood River Bridge
Allenwood River Bridge.jpg
Allenwood River Bridge, HABS Photo, 1988
Allenwood River Bridge is located in Pennsylvania
Allenwood River Bridge
Allenwood River Bridge is located in the United States
Allenwood River Bridge
Location PA 44 over W branch of Susquehanna River, Delaware Township and Gregg Township, Pennsylvania
Coordinates41°6′28″N 76°53′25″W / 41.10778°N 76.89028°W / 41.10778; -76.89028Coordinates: 41°6′28″N 76°53′25″W / 41.10778°N 76.89028°W / 41.10778; -76.89028
Area0.9 acres (0.36 ha)
Built1895
ArchitectGroton Bridge & Manufacturing Co.
Architectural stylePratt through truss
MPSHighway Bridges Owned by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Transportation TR
NRHP reference No.88000865[1][2]
Added to NRHPJune 22, 1988

The Allenwood River Bridge was a historic bridge in Delaware Township, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania, and Gregg Township, Union County, Pennsylvania. The two-lane, five-span, pin-connected Pratt through truss bridge carried Pennsylvania Route 44 over the West Branch Susquehanna River. The bridge was one of the oldest and longest spans crossing that river. Its builder, in 1895, was the Groton Bridge and Manufacturing Company, a nationally prominent bridge manufacturer from 1877 through 1920.[3]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1988.[2] In 1990 it was replaced with a concrete bridge.

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  1. ^ "NPS Focus". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. Archived from the original on July 25, 2008. Retrieved April 17, 2010.
  2. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  3. ^ "National Historic Landmarks & National Register of Historic Places in Pennsylvania" (Searchable database). CRGIS: Cultural Resources Geographic Information System. Note: This includes unknown (n.d.). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Allenwood River Bridge" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-05-29.

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