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Collection
Bridge Records
Title
Bridge Records
Object ID
Bridge F0300 I005
Date Range
1901/08
Collection
Bridge Records
Title
Bridge Records
Date Range
1901/08
Year
1901
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0004
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Bridges
Creeks
East Lampeter Twp.
Greenland, East Lampeter Twp.
Mill Creek
Orders
Petitions
Philadelphia Turnpike
Reports
Roads
Smoketown, East Lampeter Twp.
Turnpikes
Place
East Lampeter Twp.
Object Name
Petition
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0300 I005
Box Number
004
Additional Notes
Court term: August 1901.
Location: On public road from the Philadelphia Pike to the "Old Road," 1/2 mile from Smoketown, East Lampeter Twp., and 1.5 miles from Greenland, East Lampeter Twp.
Document types: Petition for appointment of viewers.
Order and report of viewers.
2 items, 2 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
Case Number
69.000
Classification
RG 02-00 0324
Description Level
Item
Less detail
Collection
Bridge Records
Title
Report of recommended bridges to be replaced
Object ID
Bridge F0905 I011
Date Range
1921
Collection
Bridge Records
Title
Report of recommended bridges to be replaced
Description
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.
System of Arrangement
Records are arranged by township, then chronologically within each township.
Date Range
1921
Year
1921
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0013
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Bridges
Burnt Mill, Pequea Twp.
Chester County, Pennsylvania
Chickies Creek
Chiques Creek
Cocalico Creek
Colerain Twp.
Conestoga Creek
Conestoga Twp.
Creeks
East Earl Twp.
East Lampeter Twp.
Electric Companies
Engleside Bridge
Engleside, Lancaster Twp.
Ephrata
Ephrata Twp.
Eshleman's Mill
Eshleman's Mill Bridge
Factories
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
Moore's Electric LIght Plant
Newtown, Rapho Twp.
Octoraro Creek, East Branch
Octoraro Creek, West Branch
Old Factory Bridge
Old Philadelphia Road
Paradise Twp.
Parks
Pequea Creek
Pequea Twp.
Rapho Twp.
Reports
Roads
Rock Hill, Conestoga Twp.
Rocky Springs
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 Covered Bridge
White Rock Forge Covered Bridge
White Rock, Little Britain Twp.
Extent
1 item, 3 pieces
Object Name
Report
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0905 I011
Box Number
013
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
Classification
RG 02-00 0324
Description Level
Item
Less detail
Collection
Bridge Records
Title
Bridge Records
Object ID
Bridge F0295 I010
Date Range
1889/04
Collection
Bridge Records
Title
Bridge Records
Date Range
1889/04
Year
1889
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0004
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Bridges
Creeks
East Lampeter Twp.
Greenland Mills
Greenland, East Lampeter Twp.
Mill Creek
Mills
Orders
Petitions
Reports
Place
East Lampeter Twp.
Object Name
Petition
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0295 I010
Box Number
004
Additional Notes
Court term: April 1889.
Location: On public highway from Greenland, East Lampeter Twp., at Greenland Mills.
Document types: Petition for appointment of viewers.
Order and report of viewers.
2 items, 5 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
Case Number
52.000
Classification
RG 02-00 0324
Description Level
Item
Less detail
Collection
Bridge Records
Title
Petition for appointment of viewers; order and report of viewers
Object ID
Bridge F0295 I006
Date Range
1864/01
Collection
Bridge Records
Title
Petition for appointment of viewers; order and report of viewers
Description
Court term: January 1864.
Location: On road from the Lancaster and Philadelphia Turnpike to the Strasburg and Millport Turnpike, at Greenland, East Lampeter Twp., at Benjamin Eshleman's Mill.
Document types: Petition for appointment of viewers.
Order and report of viewers.
Date Range
1864/01
Year
1864
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0004
People
Eshleman, Benjamin
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Benjamin Eshleman's Mill
Bridges
Creeks
East Lampeter Twp.
Greenland, East Lampeter Twp.
Lancaster and Philadelphia Turnpike
Mill Creek
Mills
Orders
Petitions
Reports
Roads
Strasburg and Millport Turnpike
Turnpikes
Place
East Lampeter Twp.
Extent
2 items, 2 pieces
Object Name
Petition
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0295 I006
Box Number
004
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
Classification
RG 02-00 0324
Description Level
Item
Less detail
Collection
Bridge Records
Title
Bridge Records
Object ID
Bridge F0295 I008
Collection
Bridge Records
Title
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
1887
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0004
People
Bowman
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Creeks
Mill Creek
East Lampeter Twp.
Smoketown, East Lampeter Twp.
Strasburg
Bowman's Creamery
Creameries
Petitions
Orders
Reports
Inspections
Bridges
Place
East Lampeter Twp.
Object Name
Petition
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0295 I008
Box Number
004
Additional Notes
Court term: April 1887.
Location: On road leading from Smoketown, East Lampeter Twp., to Strasburg, at Bowman's Creamery.
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.
Classification
RG 02-00 0324
Description Level
Item
Less detail
Collection
Bridge Records
Title
Specifications for repairs to bridges in Repair Zone B
Object ID
Bridge F0905 I006
Date Range
1920
Collection
Bridge Records
Title
Specifications for repairs to bridges in Repair Zone B
Description
Document type: Specifications for repairs to bridges in Repair Zone B.
1. Little Conestoga No. 2
[Lancaster Twp. and Manor Twp.]
Location: Over Little Conestoga Creek at Stone Roads Mill.
2. Little Conestoga No. 5, now marked No. 4
[Manor Twp.]
Location: Over Little Conestoga Creek.
3. Little Conestoga No. 6, also known as Owl Hill Bridge
4. Little Conestoga No. 7
Location: Over Conestoga Creek.
5. Conestoga No. 24
[Conestoga Twp. and Manor Twp.]
Location: Over Conestoga Creek at Rock Hill, Conestoga Twp.
6. Conestoga No. 25
Location: Over Conestoga Creek at Safe Harbor, Conestoga Twp.
7. Conestoga No. 21
[Lancaster Twp. and Pequea Twp.]
Location: Over Conestoga Creek at Second Lock, Lancaster Twp.
8. Mill Creek No. 2
[East Lampeter Twp.]
Location: Over Mill Creek at east end of Smoketown, East Lampeter Twp.
9. Mill Creek No. 1
[Leacock Twp. and Upper Leacock Twp.]
Location: Over Mill Creek at Mascot, Upper Leacock Twp.
10. Pequea No. 1
[Salisbury Twp.]
Location: Over Pequea Creek.
11. Pequea No. 4
[Leacock Twp. and Salisbury Twp.]
Location: Over Pequea Creek at Sheetz's Mill near Buyerstown, Salisbury Twp.
12. Pequea No. 10
[West Lampeter Twp. and Strasburg Twp.]
13. Pequea No. 11
[Strasburg Twp. and West Lampeter Twp.]
Location: Over Pequea Creek at Wagonmaker's Shop.
14. Pequea No. 12
Location: Over Pequea Creek at Lime Valley, West Lampeter twp.
15. Pequea No. 15
[Pequea Twp. and Providence Twp.]
Location: Over Pequea Creek near Herrville Hotel.
16. West Branch of Octoraro No. 2
[Colerain Twp.]
Location: Over West Branch of Octoraro Creek at Clonmell, Colerain Twp., near Pumping Station.
System of Arrangement
Records are arranged by township, then chronologically within each township.
Date Range
1920
Year
1920
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0013
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Bridges
Buyerstown, Salisbury Twp.
Clonmell, Colerain Twp.
Colerain Twp.
Conestoga Bridge
Conestoga Creek
Conestoga Twp.
Covered bridges
Creeks
East Lampeter Twp.
Herrville Hotel
Hotels
Lancaster Twp.
Leacock Twp.
Lime Valley, West Lampeter Twp.
Little Conestoga Bridge
Little Conestoga Creek
Manor Twp.
Mascot, Upper Leacock Twp.
Mills
Mill Creek
Mill Creek Bridge
Octoraro Creek, West Branch
Octoraro Water Company
Octoraro West Branch #1 Covered Bridge
Owl Hill Bridge
Pequea Bridge
Pequea Creek
Pequea Twp.
Providence Twp.
Pumping stations
Rock Hill, Conestoga Twp.
Safe Harbor, Conestoga Twp.
Salisbury Twp.
Second Lock, Lancaster Twp.
Sheetz's Mill
Shops
Smoketown, East Lampeter Twp.
Specifications
Stoneroad's Mill
Strasburg Twp.
Upper Leacock Twp.
Wagonmaker's Shop
West Lampeter Twp.
Extent
1 item, 6 pieces
Object Name
Specification
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0905 I006
Box Number
013
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
Classification
RG 02-00 0324
Description Level
Item
Less detail
Collection
Bridge Records
Title
Bridge Records
Object ID
Bridge F0900 I003
Date Range
1844/11
Collection
Bridge Records
Title
Bridge Records
Date Range
1844/11
Year
1844
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0013
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Bridges
Creeks
East Lampeter Twp.
Herr's Mill
Inspections
Lancaster
Mill Creek
Millport, East Lampeter Twp.
Orders
Pequea Creek
Petitions
Reports
Strasburg
West Lampeter Twp.
Object Name
Petition
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0900 I003
Box Number
013
Additional Notes
Court term: November 1844.
Document types: Petition for appointment of inspectors.
Order for inspection and inspection report.
A. Bridge over Mill Creek
East Lampeter Twp.
Location: At Millport, East Lampeter Twp., on state road from Lancaster to Strasburg.
B. Bridge over Pequea Creek
East Lampter Twp. and West Lampeter Twp.
Location: At Herr's Mill.
2 items, 2 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
Classification
RG 02-00 0324
Description Level
Item
Less detail
Collection
Bridge Records
Title
Bridge Records
Object ID
Bridge F0300 I001
Date Range
1890/08
Collection
Bridge Records
Title
Bridge Records
Date Range
1890/08
Year
1890
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0004
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Bridges
Creeks
East Lampeter Twp.
Greenland Mills
Inspections
Lancaster
Mill Creek
Mills
Orders
Petitions
Reports
Strasburg
Place
East Lampeter Twp.
Object Name
Petition
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0300 I001
Box Number
004
Additional Notes
Court term: August 1890.
Location: On public highway from Lancaster to Strasburg, at Greenland Mills.
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.
Classification
RG 02-00 0324
Description Level
Item
Less detail
Collection
Bridge Records
Title
Bridge Records
Object ID
Bridge F0905 I013
Date Range
1922
Collection
Bridge Records
Title
Bridge Records
Date Range
1922
Year
1922
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0013
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Blue Ball, East Earl Twp.
Bridges
Chickies Creek
Chiques Creek
Conestoga Creek
Creeks
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
Letter
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0905 I013
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.
Classification
RG 02-00 0324
Description Level
Item
Less detail
Collection
Bridge Records
Title
Bridge Records
Object ID
Bridge F0295 I005
Collection
Bridge Records
Title
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
1844
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0004
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Creeks
Mill Creek
East Lampeter Twp.
Lancaster
Strasburg
Millport, East Lampeter Twp.
Petitions
Orders
Reports
Bridges
Place
East Lampeter Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0295 I005
Box Number
004
Additional Notes
Court term: April 1844.
Location: On the state road from Lancaster to Strasburg, at Millport, East Lampeter Twp.
Document types: Petition for appointment of viewers.
Order and report of viewers.
2 items, 2 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
Classification
RG 02-00 0324
Description Level
Item
Less detail

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