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Starrucca Viaduct, Lanesboro

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Starrucca Viaduct is a stone arch bridge that spans Starrucca Creek near Lanesboro, Pennsylvania, in the United States. Completed in 1848 at a cost of $320,000 (equal to $9,571,692 today), it was at the time the world's largest stone railway viaduct and was thought to be the most expensive railway bridge as well. Still in use, the viaduct is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is designated by the American Society of Civil Engineers as a Historic Civil Engineering Landmark.

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  • Absolutely amazing piece of architecture. I encourage people to go see it. It was a side trip for my husband and I when we decided to go visit the Tunkhannock Creek Viaduct (not far away, on Route...  more »
  • Like the Tunkhannock Creek Viaduct in Nicholson a half hours drive southwest, this viaduct is a beaut. In contrast to the concrete of the later era, this is made up of stones. A few houses sit...  more »
  • We traveled here from Binghamton for my coin business... and stopped by the viaduct. I had not been since I was a kid.. beautiful day, beautiful architectural wonder... truly a treasure and to have this so near by
  • The architecture is amazing. Still looks new after 150 years.
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