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YORKCO Presentation at Lower Windsor Area Historical Society on Monday November 2nd

Also … Other November Presentations I will be presenting “First 60-Years of York Corporation; from 1874 to 1934” at a meeting of the Lower Windsor Area Historical Society on Monday, November 2, 2015, at 6:30 p.m. The meeting is in … Continue reading

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Top 50 York County Sesqui-Centennial Factories

In 1899, York County celebrated its Sesqui-Centennial; the 150th anniversary of its creation on August 19, 1749, as the first Pennsylvania county completely west of the Susquehanna River. This summary post contains every link to the recently completed series on … 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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World Trade Center had 49,000 Tons of YORK Cooling

Neat Comment about The Famous YORK Flex Coupling I received this e-mail on Tuesday from Gary Wilson, as a neat comment to my post on Monday: You forgot to mention The Famous YORK Flex Coupling appearing in the painting!  I … Continue reading

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Story behind Executive Floor Painting for YORK Air Conditioning Headquarters

Originally a three-dimensional wall sculpture was envisioned for an empty foyer space on the top floor of YORK’s new Headquarters in 1969.  Salvaging Creativity probably would have got the job, if they existed back then; after all, they use many … Continue reading

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Classic YORKCO Ads from 1930s; Part 4: Order your own Weather, York Air Conditioning

As a precursor to my talk From York Manufacturing Company to York Ice Machinery Corporation—The First Sixty Years of York Corporation, this is the fourth of a series of posts showcasing YORKCO ads from the 1930s.  This talk will initially … Continue reading

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Classic YORKCO Ads from 1930s; Part 2: World’s Largest Cooling System for Air Conditioning Purposes

As a precursor to my talk From York Manufacturing Company to York Ice Machinery Corporation—The First Sixty Years of York Corporation, this is the second of a series of posts showcasing YORKCO ads from the 1930s.  This talk will initially … Continue reading

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Classic YORKCO Ads from 1930s; Part 1: Preserving The Records of a Nation

As a precursor to my talk From York Manufacturing Company to York Ice Machinery Corporation—The First Sixty Years of York Corporation, this is the first of a series of posts showcasing YORKCO ads from the 1930s.  This talk will initially … Continue reading

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