Bridge Information Compiled by Benjamin Weaver

Call Number:  MG-587

1 box     3 folders

Repository: (Lancaster, Pa.)

Shelving Location:  Archives South, Side 12

Description:  This collection contains index cards prepared by Benjamin Weaver with information about bridges over several creeks and rivers in Lancaster County: Beaver, Calamus, Big Chicques, Little Chicques, Cocalico, Big Conestoga, Little Conestoga, Conewago, Conowingo, Coon, Conoy, Hammer, Mill, Muddy, East Octoraro, West Octoraro, Pequea and Peters. The information includes the name, township(s) and type of each bridge and may also include the date of construction, contractors, commissioners, size and weight limit, details on location and/or destruction or replacement of the bridge.

Creator:  Weaver, Benjamin.

Conditions for Access:  No restrictions.

Conditions Governing Reproductions:  Collection may not be photocopied. Please contact Research Staff or Archives Staff with questions.

Language:  English

Source of Acquisition:  Gift of James Weaver, 2010.

Related Materials:  Mr. Weaver photographed these bridges in the 1960s and 1970s; the slides are in the Photograph Collection.

Some of these cards correspond with the Bridge Records in the Lancaster County Government Records.


Folder 1 

Beaver Creek.

Calamus Creek #1.

Big Chicques #1-7.

Little Chicques #1-4.

Cocalico #1-7.


Folder 2

Big Conestoga #1-9.

Little Conestoga #1-3.

Conewago #1-2.

Conowingo #1-2.

Coon Creek #1.

Conoy #1.


Folder 3

Hammer Creek #1.

Mill Creek #1-3.

Muddy Creek #1.

East Octoraro #1-3.

West Octoraro #1-2.

Pequea #1-12.

Peters Creek #1.