File:Allegheny Aqueduct - Gibraltar, Pennsylvania (5655164775)
Photo taken by Doug Kerr
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Built by the Schuylkill Navigation Company to carry the Girard Canal, a section of the Schuylkill Canal, over the Allegheny Creek. Operated for commerce until 1919. Abandoned in 1931. Restored in 1989.
- Stone arch bridge over Allegheny Creek on Aqueduct
- Reading, Berks County, Pennsylvania
- Partial collapse under the eastern most span. Appears to still hold storm water / aqueduct trough not affected.
- Built 1824. Operated for commerce until 1919. Abandoned in 1931. Restored in 1989.
- Stone arch
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on February 23, 1984
- Approximate latitude, longitude
- +40.28611, -75.87472 (decimal degrees)
40°17'10" N, 75°52'29" W (degrees°minutes'seconds")
- Approximate UTM coordinates
- 18/425646/4459880 (zone/easting/northing)
- Quadrangle map:
- Inventory numbers
- NRHP 84003105 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 60033 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
- November 18, 2021: New photos from Geoff Hubbs
- October 20, 2016: New photos from Janis Ford
- August 22, 2014: Updated by Patrick S. O'Donnell: Few details added by way of information gleaned from a nearby interpretive sign.
- March 2, 2014: Added by Dave King
- Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com
- Patrick S. O'Donnell - 1 [dot] 991km [at] comcast [dot] net
- Janis Ford
- Geoff Hubbs