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Collection
Transportation Collection
Title
Transportation Collection
Object ID
MG0123
Date Range
1819-1977
Subject Headings: Letters Minutes (Records) Philadelphia & Reading Railroad Co. Philadelphia and Lancaster Turnpike (Pa.) Posters Railroads Rates and tolls Reading & Columbia Railroad Company Street-railroads Trolley cars Search Terms: Adamstown Bittersville, Lower Windsor Twp., York County Blueprints
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Collection
Transportation Collection
Title
Transportation Collection
Description
The Transportation Collection contains documents regarding turnpikes, railroads, Conestoga Traction Co., Conestoga Transportation Co., and the Red Rose Transit Authority. The types of items include correspondence, financial papers, business papers, stock certificates, tickets, schedules, maps of routes, and a blueprint.
Date Range
1819-1977
Year Range From
1819
Year Range To
1977
Date of Accumulation
1819-1977
Creator
LancasterHistory (Organization)
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives South
Storage Wall
Side 04
People
Bitner, John R.
Boardman, Harris
Bowman, John Jacob
Boyer, Zaccur Prall
Cirt, Anna N.
Griest, William Walton
Hostetter, Albert Keller
Kemrer, Clarence M.
Knapp, Walter
Kreider, Kate
Kriebel, Howard Wiegner
McClellan, Oliver Eldridge
Royer, David
Shuman, James P.
Wohlsen, Anna
Wohlsen, Peter
Subjects
Letters
Minutes (Records)
Philadelphia & Reading Railroad Co.
Philadelphia and Lancaster Turnpike (Pa.)
Posters
Railroads
Rates and tolls
Reading & Columbia Railroad Company
Street-railroads
Trolley cars
Search Terms
Adamstown
Bittersville, Lower Windsor Twp., York County, Pennsylvania
Blueprints
Booklets
Brochures
Campbelltown, South Londonderry Twp., Lebanon County, Pennsylvania
Center Square Road Station
Chestnut Street
Christiana
Coatesville, Chester County, Pennsylvania
Columbia
Columbia, Ironville and Mount Joy Railroad
Conestoga Traction Company
Conestoga Transportation Company
Conewago Water and Power Company
Correspondence
Dallastown, York County, Pennsylvania
Drawings
Duke Street
East Belt line
East King Street
East Petersburg, East Hempfield Twp.
Elizabethtown
Engleside, Lancaster Twp.
Ephemera
Ephrata
Express Printing Company
Greeting cards
Hanover, York County, Pennsylvania
Hershey, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania
Ironville, West Hempfield Twp.
J. G. Brill Company
Kinport Road
Lancaster
Lancaster and York Furnace Street Railway
Lancaster and Columbia Division, Conestoga Transportation Company
Lancaster and Lititz Passenger Railroad Company
Lancaster, Elizabethtown, and Middletown Turnpike
Lebanon, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania
Letters
Lititz
Maple Grove
Maps
Marietta Avenue
North Market Street
Mechanicsburg, Upper Leacock Twp.
Mechanicsville, East Hempfield Twp.
Minutes
Mount Joy
Mulberry Street
National Railway Historical Society
Neffsville, Manheim Twp.
North End Photo Finishing House
North Lime Street
North Queen Street
Palmyra, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania
Parkesburg, Chester County, Pennsylvania
Penn Square
Pequea Twp.
Philadelphia and Lancaster Turnpike Company
Philadelphia and Reading Railroad Company
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Photographs
Placards
Substations
President Avenue
Princess Street
Prospect Street
Quarryville
Railroads
Rates and tolls
Reading and Columbia Railroad Company
Receipts
Red Rose Transit Authority
Reports
Roads
Rocky Springs Railroad Company
Schuylkill Navigation Company
Scrapbooks
South Mountain Railroad
South Queen Street
Stock certificates
Susquehanna Railroad
Tickets
Tolls
Trolley car barns
Trolley car yards
Trolley cars
Trolleys
Turnpikes
Walnut Street
WGAL (television station)
Williams Park Station
Willow Street Turnpike
Windsor Twp., York County, Pennsylvania
WLAN (radio station)
Wrightsville, York County, Pennsylvania
York Bus Company
York Fair
York Railway Company
Extent
2 boxes, 31 folders, 1 cubic ft.
Object Name
Archive
Language
English
Object ID
MG0123
Location of Originals
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Notes
Preferred Citation: Title or description of item, date (day, month, year), Transportation Collection (MG0123), Folder #, LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Restrictions are noted at the item level.
Copyright
Collection may not be photocopied. Please direct questions to Research Center Staff at research@lancasterhistory.org.
Permission for reproduction and/or publication must be obtained in writing from LancasterHistory.
Credit
Courtesy of LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
Other Numbers
MG-123
Classification
MG0123
Description Level
Fonds
Custodial History
Added to database 23 September 2021.
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Collection
Bridge Records
Title
Bridge Records
Object ID
Bridge F0500 I001
Date Range
1854/01
Collection
Bridge Records
Title
Bridge Records
Date Range
1854/01
Year
1854
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0007
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Bridges
Creeks
Factories
Hess' Factory
Lancaster and Philadelphia Turnpike
Leacock Twp.
Newport Road
Orders
Paradise Twp.
Pequea Creek
Petitions
Reports
Roads
Turnpikes
Place
Leacock Twp. and Paradise Twp.
Object Name
Petition
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0500 I001
Box Number
007
Additional Notes
Court term: January 1854.
Location: On the public highway from the Newport Road, near Hess' Factory in Paradise Twp., to a public road leading to the Lancaster and Philadelphia Turnpike.
Document types: Petition for a bridge.
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 F0500 I002
Date Range
1855/08
Collection
Bridge Records
Title
Bridge Records
Date Range
1855/08
Year
1855
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0007
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Bridges
Creeks
Factories
Hess' Factory
Lancaster and Philadelphia Turnpike
Leacock Twp.
Newport Road
Orders
Paradise Twp.
Pequea Creek
Petitions
Reports
Roads
Turnpikes
Place
Leacock Twp. and Paradise Twp.
Object Name
Petition
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0500 I002
Box Number
007
Additional Notes
Court term: August 1855.
Location: On the public highway from the Newport Road, near Hess' Factory in Paradise Twp., to a public road leading to the Lancaster and Philadelphia Turnpike.
Document types: Petition to change bridge site.
Orders to viewers to change bridge site 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 F0745 I006
Date Range
1857/08
Collection
Bridge Records
Title
Bridge Records
Date Range
1857/08
Year
1857
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0011
People
Wither, Michael
Zarracher, J. H.
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Bridges
Creeks
Dams
J. H. Zarracher's Dam
Lampeter Square, West Lampeter Twp.
Michael Wither's Mill
Mills
New Providence, Providence Twp.
Orders
Pequea Creek
Petitions
Reports
Strasburg Twp.
West Lampeter Twp.
Place
Strasburg Twp. and West Lampeter Twp.
Object Name
Petition
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0745 I006
Box Number
011
Additional Notes
Court term: August 1857.
Location: Near J. H. Zarracher's Dam, formerly Michael Wither's Mill, on public road from Lampeter Square, West Lampeter Twp., to New Providence, Providence Twp.
Document types: Petition for appointment of viewers.
Order and report of viewers.
2 items, 3 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 F0570 I004
Date Range
1851/04
Collection
Bridge Records
Title
Bridge Records
Date Range
1851/04
Year
1851
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0009
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Bridges
Conestoga Creek
Creeks
Hess' Mill
Lancaster and New Holland Turnpike
Manheim Twp.
Mills
Orders
Petitions
Reports
Roads
Turnpikes
Upper Leacock Twp.
Place
Manheim Twp. and Upper Leacock Twp.
Object Name
Petition
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0570 I004
Box Number
009
Additional Notes
Court term: April 1851.
Location: On public road from Hess' Mill in Manheim Twp., to public road to the Lancaster and New Holland Turnpike.
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 F0210 I004
Date Range
1859/04
Collection
Bridge Records
Title
Bridge Records
Date Range
1859/04
Year
1859
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0003
People
Oberholser, Daniel
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Bridges
Conestoga Creek
Creeks
Daniel Oberholser's Mill
Earl Twp.
Fairville, East Earl Twp.
Harrisburg Turnpike
Mills
Orders
Petitions
Reports
Roads
Turnpikes
Place
Earl Twp.
Object Name
Petition
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0210 I004
Box Number
003
Additional Notes
Court term: April 1859.
Location: On the road leading from the Harrisburg Turnpike to Fairville, East Earl Twp., at Daniel Oberholser'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
Bridge Records
Object ID
Bridge F0805 I006
Date Range
1854/01
Collection
Bridge Records
Title
Bridge Records
Date Range
1854/01
Year
1854
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0013
People
Eshleman, John
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Bridges
Creeks
John Eshleman's Mill
Lancaster
Mill Creek
Mills
New Providence, Providence Twp.
Orders
Petitions
Reports
West Lampeter Twp.
Place
West Lampeter Twp.
Object Name
Petition
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0805 I006
Box Number
013
Additional Notes
Court term: January 1854.
Location: Near John Eshleman's Mill on the road from Lancaster to New Providence, Providence Twp.
Document types: Petition for appointment of viewers.
Order and report of viewers.
2 items, 3 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 F0180 I002
Date Range
1852/04
Collection
Bridge Records
Title
Petition for appointment of viewers; order and report of viewers
Description
Court term: April 1852.
Location: On public highway from Falmouth Turnpike, near Neisley's Mill.
Document types: Petition for appointment of viewers.
Order and report of viewers.
Date Range
1852/04
Year
1852
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0003
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Bridges
Conewago Creek
Conoy Twp.
Creeks
Dauphin County, Pennsylvania
Falmouth Turnpike
Mills
Neisley's Mill
Orders
Petitions
Reports
Roads
Turnpikes
Place
Conoy Twp. and Dauphin County, Pennsylvania
Extent
2 items, 2 pieces
Object Name
Petition
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0180 I002
Box Number
003
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 I005
Date Range
1858/11
Collection
Bridge Records
Title
Bridge Records
Date Range
1858/11
Year
1858
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0013
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Beaver Creek
Bridges
Creeks
Inspections
Miley's Mill
Mills
Orders
Pequea Creek
Petitions
Providence Twp.
Reports
Strasburg Twp.
West Lampeter Twp.
Zercher's Mill
Object Name
Petition
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0900 I005
Box Number
013
Additional Notes
Court term: November 1858.
Document types: Petition for appointment of inspectors.
Order for inspection and inspection report.
1. Bridge over Beaver Creek
Providence Twp. and Strasburg Twp.
Location: Near Miley's Mill.
2. Bridge over Pequea Creek
Strasburg Twp. and West Lampeter Twp.
Location: Near Zercher'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
Petition for appointment of viewers; order and report of viewers
Object ID
Bridge F0255 I004
Date Range
1854/01
Collection
Bridge Records
Title
Petition for appointment of viewers; order and report of viewers
Description
Court term: January 1854.
Location: On public highway from the Lancaster Road to the Marietta Turnpike, at Johnston's Mill.
Document types: Petition for appointment of viewers
Order and report of viewers.
Date Range
1854/01
Year
1854
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0004
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Bridges
Creeks
East Donegal Twp.
Johnston's Mill
Lancaster Road
Little Chickies Creek
Little Chiques Creek
Marietta Pike
Mills
Orders
Petitions
Rapho Twp.
Reports
Roads
Turnpikes
Place
East Donegal Twp. and Rapho Twp.
Extent
2 items, 2 pieces
Object Name
Petition
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0255 I004
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

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