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Gruber Wagon Works, Pennsylvania Route 183 & State Hill Road at Red Bridge Park, Bernville, Berks County, PA

Gruber Wagon Works, Pennsylvania Route 183 & State Hill Road at Red Bridge Park, Bernville, Berks County, PA

 
 
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Summary

Significance: It is an extremely well preserved example of factory built and operated as a family business. It retains an enormous number of wood working machines that are all still located in their original location within the works. In the 1970s the structure, including machinery, was moved to the Army Corps of Engineers to prevent its inundation following the completion of the Blue Marsh Lake Peoject...
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-6
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: N1392
Survey number: HAER PA-14
Building/structure dates: 1882-1883 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: before 1911 Subsequent Work
National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 72001092

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Contributors

Historic American Engineering Record, creator
Gruber, Franklin Henry
Gruber, Adam
Gruber, Jacob
Gruber, George
Gruber, John
Gruber, Franklin P
United States Army Corp of Engineers, historian
Lubow, Allen, delineator
Perkins, Julie, delineator
Vestadt, Rick, delineator
Schaaf, Roland David, delineator
Christianson, Justine, transmitter
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Location

Bernville (Pa.)40.43343, -76.11216
Google Map of 40.433426, -76.1121648
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