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#21 Billmeyer & Small Company in York; and their Susquehanna Steam Saw Mills in Wrightsville

In my post Late 1800s Factory Inspection Reports Assist in Identification of an East Prospect Photo  I wrote about finding these reports in the State Library of Pennsylvania.  For this series on the Top 50 York County Factories at the … Continue reading

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

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Reading the HEADLINES; A Quick Index to ALL YorksPast Posts

Last year within days of my post Marking 100th YorksPast Post with a Tiled Mosaic; Post Index and Future Plans, several readers told me that they really liked the index for quickly discovering my older posts.  As a result I … Continue reading

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Billmeyer, Lancaster County named by Son & Son-in-Law of Charles Billmeyer

The location next to marker ‘6’ on this 1908 Topographic Map is named Billmeyer.  This name has a direct relationship to Charles Billmeyer, one of the founders of the rail car manufacturer Billmeyer & Small in York, PA.  The location … Continue reading

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