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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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#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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YORK Borg-Warner Item associated with a Discovery 400 Years Ago

John Napier discovered logarithms 400 years ago. Napier published his theories of logarithms in 1614. The slide rule functions because the primary slides are engraved with distances that are proportional to the logarithms of the engraved numbers. I started to … Continue reading

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