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Shenck Mill Bridge
38-36-30
Landisville, PA - Lancaster County
Photo ofShenck Mill Bridge
Photo of Shenck Mill Bridge

Photo of Shenck Mill Bridge Portal
Photo of Shenck Mill Bridge Portal

Bridge Statistics
Region:  Pennsylvania Dutch
Amish Country
County:  Lancaster
Town:  East Hempfield
Locality:  Landisville
Position - Lat: 
Lon: 
N 40º  06.943'
W 76º 
25.527
Bridge Carries:  Erismin  Road
Bridge Crosses:  Chickies Creek
Bridge Traffic:  Vehicular
Truss Type:  Burr Arch
Burr Arch Sketch
Year Built:  1855
Builder:  Charles Malhorn and Levi Fink
Structure Characteristics:  Length:  80 Ft.
Width: 15 Ft.
Posted Load: 5 Tons
Posted Vertical Clearance: 10'-6"
World Guide No.: 38-36-30
National Register of Historic Places Date:
Unknown


Description
The Shenck Mill Bridge is single span Burr Arch with a total length of 96 feet. It carries Erisman Road over Chickies Creek. This historic bridge is an was built in 1855 by Charles Malhorn and Levi Fink.

Photography
The bridge has an excellent area to take photographs from the south side of the bridge.

Parking
Parking near bridge.

Truss / Arch

Photo of Shenck Mill Bridge Truss

Location Map

Location map of Shenck Mill Bridge

Location
North of Landisville.  0.5 miles east of PA283 on Spooky Nook Road, then left on
shenck Road and another left on Erisman Road to the bridge.
 




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