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Choice of I-83 or Route 30 Traffic Jam

Brown’s Orchards and Farm Market offers a choice of I-83 or Route 30 Traffic Jam. When in your vehicle, choosing your least favorite bottleneck traffic jam may be difficult. It is equally as difficult to choose which of Brown’s jams … Continue reading

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Quonset huts of York-Shipley in Springettsbury

Tom Landis wanted to know, “Is there a story behind the Quonset huts which can be seen across the railroad tracks from Industrial Highway.” These Quonset huts were the first buildings constructed within a new consolidated York-Shipley 40-Acre East York … Continue reading

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Naming of Three Mile Run waterway in Springettsbury

A southward view photo shows Three Mile Run waterway crossing under East Market Street, Northern Way and Eastern Boulevard in Springettsbury Township. This waterway was so named because the distance from this York and Wrightsville Turnpike crossing point to the … Continue reading

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Karl Ort’s aerial photo of East York

York native Karl Ort’s flight training during WWI led to several years of aerial barnstorming and a string of flying related concerns. Karl Ort’s interest in aerial photography began in Harrisburg during 1922 however his involvement peaked between 1926 and … Continue reading

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Remembering Besser’s on the Susquehanna Trail

Liz Holtzapple provided some neat memories of Besser’s in response to my post Susquehanna Trail WWI Memorial Sycamores.  Her comments are amongst those that have been accumulating in my files since I did a 19-part series on the Susquehanna Trail, … Continue reading

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Campaign Signs on Little Barn Created Problems

Oversized campaign signs on this little barn created problems prior to the election primary of 1977. This little barn sits on the south side of Industrial Highway in Springettsbury Township; where the highway bridges a stream that flows into Mill … Continue reading

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1860 Buildings 36-41 in South Region of Springettsbury Township

Smyser’s Mill along North Hills Road At the top of this illustration, I’ve pointed out, and marked, six 1860 buildings in the North Hills Road Area within what is now Springettsbury Township. At the bottom of the above illustration is … Continue reading

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Readers Choose Top 10 Posts during October 2015

Near the beginning of every month, I’m sharing with my readers the top 10 posts from the previous month. This month, I’ve initiated a single graphic, featuring illustrations from all top 10 posts; however giving greater space to the higher … Continue reading

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Work Underway on Johnson Controls Shrewsbury Development Center & YORKCO Talks

Stopping to eat, prior to attending the Stewartstown Historical Society meeting on Wednesday evening, I noticed work is underway on Johnson Controls Shrewsbury Development Center in Hopewell Township. This sign is posted along Renaissance Drive in the Stonebridge Business Center; … Continue reading

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YORK FAIR Finger Ring Mementos crafted by The Mighty Atom

The Mighty Atom artwork by Cliff Satterthwaite Cliff Satterthwaite painted this scene of The Mighty Atom during one of his free shows at the York Fair. The painting was based upon a sketch Cliff did, on-location, during the 1968 York … Continue reading

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