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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 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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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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#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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YorksPast 200th Post; and The 10 Most Viewed Posts

YorksPast started with a post on July 26, 2012.  Ten months, to the day, later this is my 200th post.  Thus you’ve seen a brand new YorksPast post, on the average, 20 times per month. I’d like to thank everyone … 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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