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A sampling of Red Lion Cabinet Company radio and TV cabinets

As a follow up to my recent post and York Sunday News article on the Red Lion Cabinet Company, here are photos of some of the millions of wooden radio and television cabinets turned out by the company from the … Continue reading

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Red Lion Cabinet Company’s many products varied during wartime and peacetime

The aerial photo above is the cover of an undated booklet giving statistics on the Red Lion Cabinet Company. It was probably done around 1953 when York County manufacturing was booming and the cabinet company itself was at its peak. … Continue reading

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Davy Crockett craze hits York County

This photo is from York County Heritage Trust’s Simon Photography collection. The window display is of one of York’s many 5 & 10 cent stores, probably McCrorys near the square in the first block of West Market Street. The Davy … Continue reading

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Red Lion Native Developed 3-D Video System

3-D seems to be all the rage with movies again; maybe it will become common on TV before long. Did you know that York County native Glen Akins (1916-2003) and two fellow engineers, Alex Quiroga and Cameron Pierce, at ABC … Continue reading

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