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Collection
Bridge Records
Title
Condition of bridge reports
Object ID
Bridge F0820 I003
Date Range
1916
Collection
Bridge Records
Title
Condition of bridge reports
Description
Document type: Condition of bridge reports
1. Bridge No. 1
East Cocalico Twp. and West Cocalico Twp.
2. Bridge No. 2
Wabash [Mill] Bridge
East Cocalico Twp.
3. Bridge No. 3
Graver's Mill Bridge
[Ephrata Twp.]
4. Bridge No. 4
Location: At Henry Keller's Mill.
5. Bridge No. 7
[Warwick Twp. and West Earl Twp.]
Location: On state road to Rothsville, Warwick Twp.
6. Bridge No. 8
Location: At Millport, Warwick Twp.
7. Bridge No. 9
8. Bridge No. 10
Location: Bucher's Mill.
System of Arrangement
Records are arranged by township, then chronologically within each township.
Date Range
1916
Year
1916
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0013
People
Keller, Henry
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Bridges
Bucher's Mill
Cocalico Creek
Creeks
East Cocalico Twp.
Ephrata Twp.
Graver's Mill
Graver's Mill Bridge
Henry Keller's Mill
Millport, Warwick Twp.
Mills
Reports
Rothsville, Warwick Twp.
Wabash Mill
Wabash Mill Bridge
Warwick Twp.
West Cocalico Twp.
West Earl Twp.
Extent
8 items, 8 pieces
Object Name
Report
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0820 I003
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 F0755 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
1849
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0012
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Creeks
Cocalico Creek
Warwick Twp.
West Earl Twp.
Reading Road
Roads
Millport, Warwick Twp.
Petitions
Orders
Reports
Inspections
Bridges
Place
Warwick Twp. and West Earl Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0755 I005
Box Number
012
Additional Notes
Court term: August 1849.
Location: On public road from the Reading Road to Millport, Warwick Twp.
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 F0755 I004
Date Range
1848/08
Collection
Bridge Records
Title
Bridge Records
Date Range
1848/08
Year
1848
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0012
People
Zook, Henry
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Bridges
Cocalico Creek
Creeks
Henry Zook's Mill
Millport, Warwick Twp.
Mills
Orders
Petitions
Reports
Warwick Twp.
West Earl Twp.
Place
Warwick Twp. and West Earl Twp.
Object Name
Petition
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0755 I004
Box Number
012
Additional Notes
Court term: August 1848.
Location: On public road from Millport, Warwick Twp., near Henry Zook's Mill.
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
Collection
Bridge Records
Title
Petition for appointment of viewers; order and report of viewers
Object ID
Bridge F0760 I005
Date Range
1902
Collection
Bridge Records
Title
Petition for appointment of viewers; order and report of viewers
Description
Court term: August 1902.
Location: On public highway from Millport, Warwick Twp., to the public road from Zook's Mill to Akron.
Document types: Petition for appointment of viewers.
Order and report of viewers.
System of Arrangement
Records are arranged by township, then chronologically within each township.
Date Range
1902
Year
1902
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0012
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Akron, Pennsylvania
Bridges
Cocalico Creek
Creeks
Millport, Warwick Twp.
Mills
Orders
Petitions
Reports
Warwick Twp.
West Earl Twp.
Zook's Mill
Place
Warwick Twp. and West Earl Twp.
Extent
2 items, 5 pieces
Object Name
Petition
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0760 I005
Box Number
012
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
Case Number
72.000
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 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 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
Collection
Bridge Records
Title
Bridge Records
Object ID
Bridge F0365 I001
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
1897
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0006
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Creeks
Cocalico Creek
Ephrata Twp.
Roads
Lancaster and Reading Road
Lincoln, Ephrata Twp.
Stevens, East Cocalico Twp.
East Cocalico Twp.
West Cocalico Twp.
Petitions
Orders
Reports
Bridges
Place
Ephrata Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0365 I001
Box Number
006
Additional Notes
Court term: November 1897.
Location: On public highway from the Lancaster and Reading Road to the road from Lincoln, Ephrata Twp., to Stevens, East Cocalico Twp., near the corner of Ephrata Twp., East Cocalico Twp., West Cocalico 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
66.000
Classification
RG 02-00 0324
Description Level
Item
Less detail
Collection
Bridge Records
Title
Bridge Records
Object ID
Bridge F0365 I002
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
1899
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0006
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Creeks
Cocalico Creek
Ephrata Twp.
Roads
Lancaster and Reading Road
Lincoln, Ephrata Twp.
Stevens, East Cocalico Twp.
East Cocalico Twp.
West Cocalico Twp.
Petitions
Orders
Reports
Bridges
Place
Ephrata Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0365 I002
Box Number
006
Additional Notes
Court term: August 1899.
Location: On public highway from the Lancaster and Reading Road to the road from Lincoln, Ephrata Twp., to Stevens, East Cocalico Twp., near the corner of Ephrata Twp., East Cocalico Twp., West Cocalico 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
67.000
Classification
RG 02-00 0324
Description Level
Item
Less detail
Collection
Bridge Records
Title
Bridge Records
Object ID
Bridge F0760 I002
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
1859
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0012
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Creeks
Cocalico Creek
Warwick Twp.
West Earl Twp.
Newport Road
Roads
Petitions
Orders
Reports
Inspections
Bridges
Place
Warwick Twp. and West Earl Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0760 I002
Box Number
012
Additional Notes
Court term: August 1859.
Location: On the Newport Road.
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

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