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Collection
Bridge Records
Object ID
Bridge F0905 I011
Description Level
Item
Collection
Bridge Records
Description
Papers filed for construction and repair of bridges. The types of petitions presented to the Court of Quarter Sessions include: petitions for bridge construction and repair, petitions for inspections, and petitions for bridge funds. Other types of items include: specifications, proposals, and contracts for bridge construction and repair; bridge blueprints and plans; correspondence; bills for materials; and bridge condition reports. Many papers show date; court term and case number; names of petitioners, viewers, inspectors, and contractors; costs and fees; location of bridge; and name or number of bridge. The order and report of viewers documents are of particular interest as they usually include a copy of the original petition; the order and names of viewers to inspect the site; the public announcement for the viewers meeting; the report and recommendation of viewers, often with a drawing of the site and surrounding area; and the court decision.
System of Arrangement
Records are arranged by township, then chronologically within each township.
Year
1921
People
Eshleman
Moore
Martin
Shertz
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Bridge
Bridge, Engleside
Bridge, Eshleman's Mill
Bridge, Old Factory
Bridge, Spruce Grove
Bridge, White Rock
Burnt Mill, Pequea Twp.
Chester County
Chickies Creek
Cocalico Creek
Colerain Twp.
Conestoga Creek
Conestoga Twp.
Creek
Creek, Chickies
Creek, Cocalico
Creek, Conestoga
Creek, Little Conestoga
Creek, Mill
Creek, Octoraro, East Branch
Creek, Octoraro, West Branch
Creek, Pequea
East Earl Twp.
East Lampeter Twp.
Electric Company
Engleside Bridge
Engleside, Lancaster Twp.
Ephrata
Ephrata Twp.
Eshleman's Mill Bridge
Factory
Harristown, Paradise Twp.
Lancaster
Lancaster Twp.
Leacock Twp.
Little Britain Twp.
Little Conestoga Creek
Long's Park
Manheim Twp.
Manor Twp.
Martic Twp.
Marticville, Martic Twp.
Martin's Mill
Mill Creek
Mill, Eshleman's
Mill, Martin's
Mill, Shertz's
Moore's Electric LIght Plant
Newtown, Rapho Twp.
Octoraro Creek, East Branch
Octoraro Creek, West Branch
Old Factory Bridge
Old Philadelphia Road
Paradise Twp.
Park
Pequea Creek
Pequea Twp.
Rapho Twp.
Report
Road
Road, Old Philadelphia
Rock Hill, Conestoga Twp.
Rocky Springs Park
Sadsbury Twp.
Salunga, West Hempfield Twp.
Shertz's Mill
Smoketown, East Lampeter Twp.
Spruce Grove Bridge
Spruce Grove, Little Britain Twp.
Steeleville, Sadsbury Twp.
Upper Leacock Twp.
Wabank, Lancaster Twp.
West Hempfield Twp.
West Lampeter Twp.
White Rock Bridge
White Rock, Little Britain Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0905 I011
Classification
RG 02-00 0324
Location
Archives
Container
013
Box Number
013
Additional Notes
Document type: Report of recommended bridges to be replaced.
1. Pequea No. 4
[Leacock Twp. and Paradise Twp.]
Location: Over Pequea Creek at Shertz's Mill, near Harristown, Paradise Twp.
2. Conestoga No. 4
[East Earl Twp.]
Location: Over Conestoga Creek at Martin's Mill.
3. Mill Creek No. 2
[East Lampeter Twp.]
Location: Over Mill Creek at east end of Smoketown, East Lampeter Twp., on old Philadelphia Road.
4. Bridge over East Branch of Octoraro Creek
Sadsbury Twp. and Chester County
Location: At Steeleville, Sadsbury Twp.
5. Big Chickies No. 7.5
[Rapho Twp. and West Hempfield Twp.]
Location: Over Chickies Creek at Moore's old Electric LIght Plant, on road between Salunga, West Hempfield Twp. and Newtown, Rapho Twp.
6. Big Chickies No. 8
Location: Over Chickies Creek.
7. Bridge over [Conestoga Creek]
[Conestoga Twp. and Manor Twp.]
Location: At Rock Hill, Conestoga Twp.
8. Engleside Bridge
[Lancaster Twp. and West Lampeter Twp.]
Location: At Engleside, Lancaster Twp., over Conestoga Creek.
9. Mill Creek No. 6, also known as Eshleman's Mill Bridge
[West Lampeter Twp.]
Location: Over Mill Creek.
10. Conestoga No. 14
[Manheim Twp. and Upper Leacock Twp.]
Location: Over Conestoga Creek.
11. Pequea No. 18
[Martic Twp. and Pequea Twp.]
Location: Over Pequea Creek at Burnt Mill, Pequea Twp., near Marticville, Martic Twp.
12. Bridge [over Conestoga Creek]
[Lancaster Twp. and Pequea Twp.]
Location: At Wabank, Lancaster Twp.
13. Old Factory Bridge
[Lancaster City and West Lampeter Twp.]
Location: Over [Conestoga Creek] near Rocky Springs Park.
14. Cocalico No. 3
[Ephrata Twp.]
Location: Over Cocalico Creek, near Ephrata.
15. White Rock Bridge
[Colerain Twp. and Little Britain Twp.]
Location: Over West Branch of Octoraro Creek at White Rock, Little Britain Twp.
16. Spruce Grove Bridge
Location: Over West Branch of Octoraro Creek at Spruce Grove, Little Britain Twp.
17. Bridge No. 1
[Manheim Twp.]
Location : Over Little Conestoga Creek near Long's Park.
1 item, 3 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
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Collection
Bridge Records
Object ID
Bridge F0905 I013
Description Level
Item
Collection
Bridge Records
Description
Papers filed for construction and repair of bridges. The types of petitions presented to the Court of Quarter Sessions include: petitions for bridge construction and repair, petitions for inspections, and petitions for bridge funds. Other types of items include: specifications, proposals, and contracts for bridge construction and repair; bridge blueprints and plans; correspondence; bills for materials; and bridge condition reports. Many papers show date; court term and case number; names of petitioners, viewers, inspectors, and contractors; costs and fees; location of bridge; and name or number of bridge. The order and report of viewers documents are of particular interest as they usually include a copy of the original petition; the order and names of viewers to inspect the site; the public announcement for the viewers meeting; the report and recommendation of viewers, often with a drawing of the site and surrounding area; and the court decision.
System of Arrangement
Records are arranged by township, then chronologically within each township.
Year
1922
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Blue Ball, East Earl Twp.
Bridge
Chickies Creek
Conestoga Creek
Creeks
Creek, Chickies
Creek, Conestoga
Creek, Mill
Creek, Pequea
East Earl Twp.
East Lampeter Twp.
Harristown, Paradise Twp.
Leacock Twp.
Letters
Mill Creek
Paradise Twp.
Pequea Creek
Permits
Rapho Twp.
Salunga, West Hempfield Twp.
Smoketown, East Lampeter Twp.
Water Supply Commission
West Hempfield Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0905 I013
Classification
RG 02-00 0324
Location
Archives
Container
013
Box Number
013
Additional Notes
Document type: Letter from Water Supply Commission concerning permits for bridge construction.
1. Bridge over Mill Creek
East Lampeter Twp.
Location: At Smoketown, East Lampeter Twp.
2. Bridge over Chickies Creek
Rapho Twp. and West Hempfield Twp.
Location: 1.5 miles southwest of Salunga, West Hempfield Twp.
3. Bridge over Pequea Creek
Leacock Twp. and Paradise Twp.
Location: 1 mile from Harristown, Paradise Twp.
4. Bridge over Conestoga Creek.
East Earl Twp.
Location: 2 miles from Blue Ball, East Earl Twp.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
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Collection
Bridge Records
Object ID
Bridge F0705 I006
Description Level
Item
Collection
Bridge Records
Description
Papers filed for construction and repair of bridges. The types of petitions presented to the Court of Quarter Sessions include: petitions for bridge construction and repair, petitions for inspections, and petitions for bridge funds. Other types of items include: specifications, proposals, and contracts for bridge construction and repair; bridge blueprints and plans; correspondence; bills for materials; and bridge condition reports. Many papers show date; court term and case number; names of petitioners, viewers, inspectors, and contractors; costs and fees; location of bridge; and name or number of bridge. The order and report of viewers documents are of particular interest as they usually include a copy of the original petition; the order and names of viewers to inspect the site; the public announcement for the viewers meeting; the report and recommendation of viewers, often with a drawing of the site and surrounding area; and the court decision.
System of Arrangement
Records are arranged by township, then chronologically within each township.
Year
1923
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Creek, Chickies
Creek
Chickies Creek
Rapho Twp.
West Hempfield Twp.
Maytown, East Donegal Twp.
Salunga, West Hempfield Twp.
Order
Report
Inspection
Bridge
Place
Rapho Twp. and West Hempfield Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0705 I006
Case Number
99.000
Classification
RG 02-00 0324
Location
Archives
Container
011
Box Number
011
Additional Notes
[Rapho Twp. and West Hempfield Twp.]
Old No. 12.
Court term: March 1923.
Location: Over Chickies Creek on public road from Maytown, East Donegal Twp., to Salunga, West Hempfield Twp.
Document types: Order for inspection and inspection report.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
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Collection
Bridge Records
Object ID
Bridge F0700 I002
Description Level
Item
Collection
Bridge Records
Description
Papers filed for construction and repair of bridges. The types of petitions presented to the Court of Quarter Sessions include: petitions for bridge construction and repair, petitions for inspections, and petitions for bridge funds. Other types of items include: specifications, proposals, and contracts for bridge construction and repair; bridge blueprints and plans; correspondence; bills for materials; and bridge condition reports. Many papers show date; court term and case number; names of petitioners, viewers, inspectors, and contractors; costs and fees; location of bridge; and name or number of bridge. The order and report of viewers documents are of particular interest as they usually include a copy of the original petition; the order and names of viewers to inspect the site; the public announcement for the viewers meeting; the report and recommendation of viewers, often with a drawing of the site and surrounding area; and the court decision.
System of Arrangement
Records are arranged by township, then chronologically within each township.
Year
1880
People
Moore, John H.
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Creek, Chickies
Creek
Chickies Creek
Rapho Twp.
West Hempfield Twp.
Mill, John H. Moore's
Mill
Salunga, West Hempfield Twp.
Pike, Marietta
Pike
Turnpike
Marietta Pike
Petition
Order
Report
Inspection
Bridge
Place
Rapho Twp. and West Hempfield Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0700 I002
Case Number
20.000
Classification
RG 02-00 0324
Location
Archives
Container
011
Box Number
011
Additional Notes
[Rapho Twp.] and West Hempfield Twp.
Court term: January 1880.
Location: Near John H. Moore's Mill on public road from Salunga, West Hempfield Twp., to the Marietta Pike.
Document types: Petition for appointment of inspectors.
Order for inspection and inspection report.
2 items, 2 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
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Collection
Bridge Records
Object ID
Bridge F0700 I003
Description Level
Item
Collection
Bridge Records
Description
Papers filed for construction and repair of bridges. The types of petitions presented to the Court of Quarter Sessions include: petitions for bridge construction and repair, petitions for inspections, and petitions for bridge funds. Other types of items include: specifications, proposals, and contracts for bridge construction and repair; bridge blueprints and plans; correspondence; bills for materials; and bridge condition reports. Many papers show date; court term and case number; names of petitioners, viewers, inspectors, and contractors; costs and fees; location of bridge; and name or number of bridge. The order and report of viewers documents are of particular interest as they usually include a copy of the original petition; the order and names of viewers to inspect the site; the public announcement for the viewers meeting; the report and recommendation of viewers, often with a drawing of the site and surrounding area; and the court decision.
System of Arrangement
Records are arranged by township, then chronologically within each township.
Year
1881
People
Moore, Michael H.
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Creek, Chickies
Creek
Chickies Creek
Rapho Twp.
West Hempfield Twp.
Mill, Michael H. Moore's
Mill
Silver Spring, West Hempfield Twp.
Mount Joy
Petition
Order
Report
Bridge
Place
Rapho Twp. and West Hempfield Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0700 I003
Case Number
24.000
Classification
RG 02-00 0324
Location
Archives
Container
011
Box Number
011
Additional Notes
Court term: November 1881.
Location: Near Michael H. Moore's Mill on public road from Silver Spring, West Hempfield Twp., to Mount Joy.
Document types: Petition for appointment of viewers.
Order and report of viewers.
3 items, 7 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
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Collection
Bridge Records
Object ID
Bridge F0700 I005
Description Level
Item
Collection
Bridge Records
Description
Papers filed for construction and repair of bridges. The types of petitions presented to the Court of Quarter Sessions include: petitions for bridge construction and repair, petitions for inspections, and petitions for bridge funds. Other types of items include: specifications, proposals, and contracts for bridge construction and repair; bridge blueprints and plans; correspondence; bills for materials; and bridge condition reports. Many papers show date; court term and case number; names of petitioners, viewers, inspectors, and contractors; costs and fees; location of bridge; and name or number of bridge. The order and report of viewers documents are of particular interest as they usually include a copy of the original petition; the order and names of viewers to inspect the site; the public announcement for the viewers meeting; the report and recommendation of viewers, often with a drawing of the site and surrounding area; and the court decision.
System of Arrangement
Records are arranged by township, then chronologically within each township.
Year
1882
People
Moore, Michael H.
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Creek, Chickies
Creek
Chickies Creek
Rapho Twp.
West Hempfield Twp.
Mill, Michael H. Moore's
Mill
Silver Spring, West Hempfield Twp.
Mount Joy
Petition
Bridge
Place
Rapho Twp. and West Hempfield Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0700 I005
Classification
RG 02-00 0324
Location
Archives
Container
011
Box Number
011
Additional Notes
Court term: April 1882.
Location: Near Michael H. Moore's Mill on public road from Silver Spring, West Hempfield Twp., to Mount Joy.
Document type: Petition for withdrawing appointment of a reviewer.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
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Collection
Bridge Records
Object ID
Bridge F0705 I001
Description Level
Item
Collection
Bridge Records
Description
Papers filed for construction and repair of bridges. The types of petitions presented to the Court of Quarter Sessions include: petitions for bridge construction and repair, petitions for inspections, and petitions for bridge funds. Other types of items include: specifications, proposals, and contracts for bridge construction and repair; bridge blueprints and plans; correspondence; bills for materials; and bridge condition reports. Many papers show date; court term and case number; names of petitioners, viewers, inspectors, and contractors; costs and fees; location of bridge; and name or number of bridge. The order and report of viewers documents are of particular interest as they usually include a copy of the original petition; the order and names of viewers to inspect the site; the public announcement for the viewers meeting; the report and recommendation of viewers, often with a drawing of the site and surrounding area; and the court decision.
System of Arrangement
Records are arranged by township, then chronologically within each township.
Year
1882
People
Moore, Michael H.
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Creek, Chickies
Creek
Chickies Creek
Rapho Twp.
West Hempfield Twp.
Mill, Michael H. Moore's
Mill
Silver Spring, West Hempfield Twp.
Mount Joy
Petition
Order
Report
Bridge
Place
Rapho Twp. and West Hempfield Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0705 I001
Classification
RG 02-00 0324
Location
Archives
Container
011
Box Number
011
Additional Notes
Court term: November 1882.
Location: Near Michael H. Moore's Mill on public road from Silver Spring, West Hempfield Twp., to Mount Joy.
Document types: Petition for appointment of re-reviewers.
Order and report of re-reviewers.
3 items, 3 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
Less detail
Collection
Bridge Records
Object ID
Bridge F0700 I004
Description Level
Item
Collection
Bridge Records
Description
Papers filed for construction and repair of bridges. The types of petitions presented to the Court of Quarter Sessions include: petitions for bridge construction and repair, petitions for inspections, and petitions for bridge funds. Other types of items include: specifications, proposals, and contracts for bridge construction and repair; bridge blueprints and plans; correspondence; bills for materials; and bridge condition reports. Many papers show date; court term and case number; names of petitioners, viewers, inspectors, and contractors; costs and fees; location of bridge; and name or number of bridge. The order and report of viewers documents are of particular interest as they usually include a copy of the original petition; the order and names of viewers to inspect the site; the public announcement for the viewers meeting; the report and recommendation of viewers, often with a drawing of the site and surrounding area; and the court decision.
System of Arrangement
Records are arranged by township, then chronologically within each township.
Year
1882
People
Moore, Michael H.
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Creek, Chickies
Creek
Chickies Creek
Rapho Twp.
West Hempfield Twp.
Mill, Michael H. Moore's
Mill
Silver Spring, West Hempfield Twp.
Mount Joy
Petition
Bridge
Place
Rapho Twp. and West Hempfield Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0700 I004
Classification
RG 02-00 0324
Location
Archives
Container
011
Box Number
011
Additional Notes
Court term: April 1882.
Location: Near Michael H. Moore's Mill on public road from Silver Spring, West Hempfield Twp., to Mount Joy.
Document type: Petition for a review of bridge site.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
Less detail
Collection
Bridge Records
Object ID
Bridge F0705 I004
Description Level
Item
Collection
Bridge Records
Description
Papers filed for construction and repair of bridges. The types of petitions presented to the Court of Quarter Sessions include: petitions for bridge construction and repair, petitions for inspections, and petitions for bridge funds. Other types of items include: specifications, proposals, and contracts for bridge construction and repair; bridge blueprints and plans; correspondence; bills for materials; and bridge condition reports. Many papers show date; court term and case number; names of petitioners, viewers, inspectors, and contractors; costs and fees; location of bridge; and name or number of bridge. The order and report of viewers documents are of particular interest as they usually include a copy of the original petition; the order and names of viewers to inspect the site; the public announcement for the viewers meeting; the report and recommendation of viewers, often with a drawing of the site and surrounding area; and the court decision.
System of Arrangement
Records are arranged by township, then chronologically within each township.
Year
1883
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Creek, Chickies
Creek
Chickies Creek
Rapho Twp.
West Hempfield Twp.
Silver Spring, West Hempfield Twp.
Mount Joy
Opinion
Bridge
Place
Rapho Twp. and West Hempfield Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0705 I004
Classification
RG 02-00 0324
Location
Archives
Container
011
Box Number
011
Additional Notes
Court term: August 1883.
Location: On road from Silver Spring, West Hempfield Twp., to Mount Joy.
Document type: Opinion on bridge view, review, and re-review.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
Less detail
Collection
Bridge Records
Object ID
Bridge F0705 I007
Description Level
Item
Collection
Bridge Records
Description
Papers filed for construction and repair of bridges. The types of petitions presented to the Court of Quarter Sessions include: petitions for bridge construction and repair, petitions for inspections, and petitions for bridge funds. Other types of items include: specifications, proposals, and contracts for bridge construction and repair; bridge blueprints and plans; correspondence; bills for materials; and bridge condition reports. Many papers show date; court term and case number; names of petitioners, viewers, inspectors, and contractors; costs and fees; location of bridge; and name or number of bridge. The order and report of viewers documents are of particular interest as they usually include a copy of the original petition; the order and names of viewers to inspect the site; the public announcement for the viewers meeting; the report and recommendation of viewers, often with a drawing of the site and surrounding area; and the court decision.
System of Arrangement
Records are arranged by township, then chronologically within each township.
Year
1926
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Creek, Chickies
Creek
Chickies Creek
Rapho Twp.
West Hempfield Twp.
Silver Spring, West Hempfield Twp.
Mount Joy
Petition
Order
Report
Inspection
Bridge
Place
Rapho Twp. and West Hempfield Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0705 I007
Case Number
104.000
Classification
RG 02-00 0324
Location
Archives
Container
011
Box Number
011
Additional Notes
Court term: November 1926.
Location: On public road from Silver Spring, West Hempfield Twp., To Mount Joy.
Document types: Petition for appointment of inspectors.
Order for inspection and inspection report.
2 items, 2 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
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