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Lanesboro in Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Starrucca Viaduct

 
 
Starrucca Viaduct Marker image. Click for full size.
By C.Long3
1. Starrucca Viaduct Marker
Inscription.
Built in 1847-48 by the Erie Railroad, it is the oldest stone railroad bridge in the State in use today. Viaduct is 1040 feet long, 100 feet high and 25 feet wide at the top.
 
Erected 1951 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 41° 57.783′ N, 75° 35.072′ W. Marker is in Lanesboro, Pennsylvania, in Susquehanna County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and Grove Street on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lanesboro PA 18827, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mother Theresa Maxis Duchemin (approx. 1.2 miles away); “Go, and Be Baptized” (approx. 2.9 miles away); The Susquehanna River (approx. 2.9 miles away); Joseph Smith (approx. 2.9 miles away); a different marker also named Joseph Smith (approx. 8 miles away); Windsor (approx. 8.3 miles away in New York); "Lokies" boost coal production ... (approx. 8.6 miles away); Pennsylvania (approx. 8.9 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Starrucca Viaduct - Wikipedia. (Submitted on February 24, 2012, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania.)
2. Explore PA History - Starrucca Viaduct.
Starrucca Viaduct Marker image. Click for full size.
2. Starrucca Viaduct Marker
(Submitted on February 24, 2012, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania.)
3. Lanesboro, PA – Home of the Starrucca Train Viaduct. (Submitted on February 24, 2012, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Starrucca Viaduct Old Sign image. Click for full size.
3. Starrucca Viaduct Old Sign
Starrucca Viaduct image. Click for full size.
By Roushsn95, May 31, 2007
4. Starrucca Viaduct
Starrucca Viaduct Engineering Landmark image. Click for full size.
5. Starrucca Viaduct Engineering Landmark
Starrucca Viaduct image. Click for full size.
By Pennsylvania Railroad Museum
6. Starrucca Viaduct
Starrucca Viaduct - Circa 1920 image. Click for full size.
By Public Domain
7. Starrucca Viaduct - Circa 1920
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 24, 2012, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 575 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on February 24, 2012, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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