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Allegheny Aqueduct. April 2011.
Allegheny Aqueduct is located in Pennsylvania
Allegheny Aqueduct
Location in Pennsylvania
Allegheny Aqueduct is located in the United States
Allegheny Aqueduct
Location in the United States
Location Pennsylvania Route 724 and Allegheny Creek at Gibraltar, Robeson Township, Pennsylvania
Area 1 acre (0.40 ha)
Built 1824
Built by Beecher, Ephraim; Pettitt & Kimber
NRHP reference No. 84003105
Added to NRHP February 23, 1984

Allegheny Aqueduct, also known as Gibraltar Aqueduct, is a historic stone aqueduct located at Robeson Township in Berks County, Pennsylvania. It was built in 1824 and is about 260-foot-long (79 m) and 70-foot-wide (21 m). It was built as part of the Schuylkill Navigation Company canal system to carry canal boats across the Allegheny Creek. It is supported by a stone arch bridge structure with five spans. The aqueduct was in operation until 1928, and drained in 1967.

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1984.


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