Monthly Archives: October 2014

Susquehanna Trail incites a Halloween Jubilee

Story of the Susquehanna Trail in the Good Roads Movement: Part 13 With the approach of Halloween in 1920, a masked carnival was part of the completion jubilee for the Susquehanna Trail in Shrewsbury. The concrete roadbed had been recently … Continue reading

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RAILCAR GOLD Chapter 19 . . Sustainable . . Part 6

RAILCAR GOLD is a historically accurate multi-generational fictional tale of hidden treasure, primarily set in York County, Pennsylvania during the latter half of the Nineteenth Century. This is Part 6 of Chapter 19 . . . Sustainable. A new part … Continue reading

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YORK Borg-Warner Item associated with a Discovery 400 Years Ago

John Napier discovered logarithms 400 years ago. Napier published his theories of logarithms in 1614. The slide rule functions because the primary slides are engraved with distances that are proportional to the logarithms of the engraved numbers. I started to … Continue reading

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Historical Talk about YORK Air Conditioning and Refrigeration

I use this montage, from the 1994 Annual Report of York International Corporation, as the title slide in my latest presentation. This historical talk about YORK Air Conditioning and Refrigeration covers the years 1935 to 2005. This new presentation is … Continue reading

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The Road to JOPPA; origins of Susquehanna Trail in Southern York County

Story of the Susquehanna Trail in the Good Roads Movement: Part 12 Early origins of the Susquehanna Trail in southern York County can be traced back to the road between YorkTown, Pennsylvania and Joppa, Maryland. A reader of last week’s … Continue reading

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RAILCAR GOLD Chapter 19 . . Sustainable . . Part 5

RAILCAR GOLD is a historically accurate multi-generational fictional tale of hidden treasure, primarily set in York County, Pennsylvania during the latter half of the Nineteenth Century. This is Part 5 of Chapter 19 . . . Sustainable. A new part … Continue reading

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1860 Buildings 41-50 in East Region of Springettsbury Township

At the top of this illustration, I’ve pointed out, and marked, ten 1860 buildings in the Stone Ridge Road region within what is now Springettsbury Township. At the bottom of this illustration is a 1937 aerial photo of the same … Continue reading

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Susquehanna Trail extends from York to the Maryland line

Story of the Susquehanna Trail in the Good Roads Movement: Part 11 During 1917, the Board of Governors of the Susquehanna Trail Association had selected the road segments they would champion as the Susquehanna Trail between Harrisburg and the New … Continue reading

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RAILCAR GOLD Chapter 19 . . Sustainable . . Part 4

RAILCAR GOLD is a historically accurate multi-generational fictional tale of hidden treasure, primarily set in York County, Pennsylvania during the latter half of the Nineteenth Century. This is Part 4 of Chapter 19 . . . Sustainable. A new part … Continue reading

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LaMotte’s Indian & Harley Motorcycle Feedback

A YorksPast article contained 1914 motorcycle illustrations of a Harley-Davidson Motorcycle Truck, an Indian, a Thor and a Yale Motorcycle. The article was the result of a reader request to my write-up about Vulcan Technology in Pullman’s Electrically Controlled Gasoline … Continue reading

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