Category Archives: Railcar Gold

How a mile long river bridge was built in 21 days

This photo of the mile long steel railroad bridge over the Susquehanna River, linking Wrightsville and Columbia, is believed to include some of the workmen that erected the bridge in 21 working days during 1897. The Pennsylvania Railroad used the … Continue reading

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The Shoe House is OPEN

I read that the Haines Shoe House, now selling bakery treats, had opened for the season under new ownership; so I stopped by for a Sunday afternoon snack on my way back from Lancaster County. The parking lot was full. … Continue reading

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Readers Choose Top 10 Posts during February 2015; Appreciative of Post about York’s Changing Addresses

During the past month, I’ve heard from many family historians. All were very appreciative of my post where I explored why York’s addresses changed. Thanks for all of your comments and suggestions for future posts! I hope to see many … Continue reading

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RAILCAR GOLD Chapter 22 . . Diversify . . 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 22 . . . Diversify. A new part … Continue reading

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RAILCAR GOLD Chapter 22 . . Diversify . . 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 22 . . . Diversify. A new part … Continue reading

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RAILCAR GOLD Chapter 22 . . Diversify . . 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 22 . . . Diversify. A new part … Continue reading

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RAILCAR GOLD Chapter 22 . . Diversify . . Part 1

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 1 of Chapter 22 . . . Diversify. A new part … Continue reading

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Readers Choose Top 10 Posts during January 2015; OLLI Lifelong Learning at Penn State York

  Three of January’s top posts are related to my next OLLI Lifelong Learning classes at Penn State York. The Spring 2015 OLLI Course Catalog is at this link. OLLI is an all volunteer-driven organization that has provided a variety … Continue reading

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RAILCAR GOLD Chapter 21 . . Weddings . . 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 21 . . . Weddings. A new part … Continue reading

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RAILCAR GOLD Chapter 21 . . Weddings . . 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 21 . . . Weddings. A new part … Continue reading

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