Lycoming Construction Company
Incorporated in 1943 and founded by Herbert F. Allison, Lycoming Construction Company occupied this area from 1943-80.
Lycoming Construction helped form the infrastructure of America by building many sections of the Pennsylvania interstate highway system, constructing several dams throughout the mid-Atlantic region in conjunction with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and assisting with numerous projects for the Pennsylvania Railroad, Pennsylvania Power & Light, State of Pennsylvania Department of Forests and Waters, and municipal, highway and industrial projects within a 500-mile radius of Williamsport.
In 1976, Lycoming Construction Company transitioned to Allison Crane & Rigging under the leadership of Herbert's son, Herbert L.; grandson, Larry Sr.; and great-grandson, Larry Jr.
Today, Allison Crane & Rigging is located in Williamsport with branch offices in Mansfield; State College; Pittsburgh; and College Station, Texas. The company employs an extensive modern fleet of specialty construction equipment to provide crane, rigging, millwright, and steel erection services to its customers in Pennsylvania, New York, West Virginia,
Allison Crane & Rigging received the Williamsport/Lycoming Chamber of Commerce Phillips/Plankenhorn Small Business Award in 2009. The company hires Penn College alumni and provides part-time job opportunities for current students.
[Top photo captions, from left to right, read]
• Hepburn Street Pumping Station
• Memorial Street Bridge, Sunbury PA
• Herbert F. Allison, President 1943-1960
• Little Pine Dam
• Interstate 80
• Original home of Lycoming Construction Co. circa 1950
This blade was donated by Larry Allison Jr.,
Tiffany Allison, and Sadie Allison in 2014
in memory of
Herbert F. Allison, Herbert L. Allison,
and Larry Allison Sr.
Erected by Pennsylvania College of Technology.
Location. 41° 14.069′ N, 77° 1.562′ W. Marker is in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, in Lycoming County. Marker and blade are on the Pennsylvania College of Technology campus near the Veterans' Fountain, at the far south end of the pedestrian mall running south from the intersection of 3rd and Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Williamsport PA 17701, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Breuder Advanced Technology & Health Sciences Center (a few steps from this marker); Thompson Professional Development Center (within shouting distance of this marker); Parkes Automotive Technology Center (within shouting distance of this marker); Le Jeune Chef (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Victorian House (about 500 feet away); Centennial Mosaic (about 600 feet away); Field House (about 600 feet away); Hager Lifelong Education Center (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Williamsport.
Also see . . .
1. TNT Crane & Rigging Merges With Allison Crane & Rigging (2018). (Submitted on August 25, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Penn College. (Submitted on August 25, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on August 25, 2018. This page originally submitted on August 25, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 74 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 25, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.