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Restoring a 1909 Pullman Model 4-40 Roadster

I visited Paul Vaughn to see his restoration underway on a 1909 Pullman Model 4-40 Gentleman’s Roadster. In keeping with my continuing series of posts on the 1908 Philadelphia to Savannah Race, he had the automobile decked out in advertising … Continue reading

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Racing through the square in York

A York-built Pullman 4-40 Gentleman’s Roadster raced a Studebaker in an auto race lasting over two-weeks in March of 1908 from Philadelphia to Savannah, Georgia. Racing on the dirt roads of that time, the leading Pullman passes through the square … Continue reading

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Epic auto races sell newspapers in 1908

A York-built Pullman 4-40 Gentleman’s Roadster raced a Studebaker in an auto race lasting over two-weeks in March of 1908 from Philadelphia to Savannah, Georgia. This photo, submitted by Paul Vaughn, shows the Pullman at the starting point; outside the … Continue reading

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Jacobs “Factory” Mill in Paradise Township gets first S. Morgan Smith Turbine

In a previous post, I noted that S. Morgan Smith Company begat four current York County Companies.  This post continues a lengthy article appearing in the News-Comet of East Berlin, which was published over several weeks during January 1947.  Click … Continue reading

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Motels & Restaurants named via the Lincoln Highway; Lincoln View in Paradise Township, York County

There were many Motels and Restaurants along the Lincoln Highway that took their name from being on that famous highway that stretched from New York City to San Francisco.  The Lincoln View Motel & Restaurant in Paradise Township, York County, … Continue reading

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ROAD OF REMEMBRANCE Memorial in Paradise Township, York County

Earlier this month I was driving around York County to seek out Then & Now views to match some old postcards.  As is often the case, I ended up finding something unexpected.  This post preempts my exploration for the Lincoln … Continue reading

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