Big Chiques Creek
Located at Lat. 40.06638 / Long. -76.4785
Built by Elias McMellen in 1869 for $2969, the year the first transcontinental railroad was completed. In 1925 minor repairs were made to the flooring and sides by the county. Location: 1/2 mile north of Highway 23 on Bridge Valley Road in West Hempfield Township. Siegrist Mill Covered Bridge is less than a mile away.
Narrative & photo credit: Kenneth W. Collins, author of "Covered Bridges of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania"