Tag Archives: Made in York

York-Shipley connections

My post Quonset huts of York-Shipley in Springettsbury resulted in many reader comments; among them were a host of York-Shipley connections questions: Is Sam Shipley, the president of York-Shipley, related to William Shipley who championed the York Plan during WWII? … Continue reading

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York made 1901 Pullman Ventilators installed in White House

Pullman Automatic Ventilators have a connection to The President of the United States. These ventilators were first tested in railroad cars, including the President’s car, and they were also a superior product for buildings, with the White House one of … Continue reading

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100-Year-Old Cider Press; Made In York and still used in New Hampshire

Joe Vaillancourt of Garrison House Farm, Durham, New Hampshire, provided several photos of a cider press he uses for the annual Cider Pressing in October. The cider press was manufactured by the Keystone Farm Machine Company; in business in York, … Continue reading

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Made in York by The Hench & Dromgold Company

Earlier this month, I wrote about The Hench & Dromgold Company; an agricultural implement manufacturer, headquartered in York, PA between 1879 and 1919. In 1899, they were the twelfth largest factory employer in York County. Floyd Stiles provided several photos … Continue reading

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Ernie McCall; from “Made in York” McCall’s Hosiery Shop to his North Pole Drive-Ins

A reader commented to my post on a Photo Comparison of Weigelstown’s North Pole Drive-In.  Susan noted: I remember Ernie’s wife as Ethel and definitely not Mary Jane!  Are you confusing hosiery knitter Ernest McCall with Ernie McCall of North … Continue reading

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