Category Archives: New Jersey

WWI chaplain Albert D. Bell of York

Albert D. Bell was the only army Chaplain from York to lose his life in the World War. That is the closing sentence in the memorial to Chaplain Albert D. Bell; appearing on page 120 of the book “York County … Continue reading

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York-Shipley connections

My post Quonset huts of York-Shipley in Springettsbury resulted in many reader comments; among them were a host of York-Shipley connections questions: Is Sam Shipley, the president of York-Shipley, related to William Shipley who championed the York Plan during WWII? … Continue reading

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Edison Electric Plant becomes subsidiary of York Railways

Part 5 of York County History Center Buildings This is Part 5 of an industrial chronicle of the buildings on the property recently purchased by the York County Heritage Trust, with their goal of renovating the buildings into a York … Continue reading

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York County History Center Buildings 1885

“It is a matter of record—and fairly a part of the history of the city [of York]—that the Edison Light Company of York owed its birth and present success to Mr. [Adam F.] Geesey.” This quote comes from page 47 … 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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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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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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RAILCAR GOLD Chapter 19 . . Sustainable . . Part 3

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 3 of Chapter 19 . . . Sustainable. A new part … Continue reading

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RAILCAR GOLD Chapter 19 . . Sustainable . . Part 2

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 2 of Chapter 19 . . . Sustainable. A new part … Continue reading

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RAILCAR GOLD Chapter 11 . . Princeton . . 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 11 . . . Princeton.  A new part … Continue reading

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