Tag Archives: P. H. Glatfelter

Early years of York Corporation presented in Dover

This illustration includes some of the key early founders and leaders of York Corporation. A talk on the early years of York Corporation will be presented Thursday August 17, 2017 at the meeting of the Greater Dover Historical Society. The … Continue reading

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Founders and Leaders of York Corporation

This illustration includes some of the key founders and leaders of York Corporation. I use it in two of my talks about the history of York Air Conditioning and Refrigeration. Last month I was the speaker at the 87th Annual … Continue reading

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Readers Choose Top 10 Posts during March 2015; Thanks for all your Comments!

The past month was record breaking in hearing from my readers. I hope to see many of you during my April presentation at the Lancaster Family History Conference. At the beginning of every month, I’m sharing with my readers the … Continue reading

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#2 York Manufacturing Company; Ice Making to Air Conditioning

This is the earliest view of the York Manufacturing Company along Roosevelt Avenue, a road then named West York Avenue; which runs along the bottom left of the illustration. The York Manufacturing Company had there own passenger railroad station; seen … Continue reading

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#4 P. H. Glatfelter Paper Mill in Spring Grove; Over 150 Years of Paper Making

In 1852, Jacob G. Hauer established the Spring Forge Paper Mill within a former iron forge; it was the first paper mill in what is now Spring Grove. After Jacob died in 1855, his widow Susan hired operators to keep … Continue reading

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YorksPast Readership Growth Continues; Readers Choose Top 10 Posts during December 2014

YorksPast readership growth continues, thanks to all my new and loyal readers! As a whole, interest in York County Mills edged out the Susquehanna Trail as the most popular topic. Thanks to Cliff Satterthwaite for generously providing the artwork for … Continue reading

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#13 Hanover Match Company; largest employer in Hanover during 1899

At #13 in the count down of the Top 50 York County Factories at End of 19th Century is the Hanover Match Company in Hanover, PA. The 10th Factory Inspection Report, from the Pennsylvania Department of Factory Inspection, notes that … Continue reading

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Eliot Ness cracks the York Safe & Lock Company; YorksPast 300th Post and the new list of 10 Most Viewed Posts

  YorksPast started with a post on July 26, 2012.  Not quite 15 months later this is my 300th 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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Jacob Loucks learned the Paper Making Trade near Hunt Valley, Maryland; P. H. Glatfelter followed in his footsteps

I know my assertion that Jacob Loucks learned the paper making trade at a Paper Mill located near what is now known as Hunt Valley, Maryland, runs counter to information in some publications.  Additionally the information found on the Internet … Continue reading

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Jacob Loucks; Family History of a Founder of the York Manufacturing Company

The company lineage of today’s Johnson Controls’ Building Efficiency operations in York goes back through the following business names: York International Corporation (1986-2005) York Division of Borg-Warner Corporation (1956-1986) York Corporation (1942-1956) York Ice Machinery Corporation (1927-1942) York Manufacturing Company … Continue reading

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