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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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Initial YORK 275th Talk at York County Heritage Trust on November 14

I’ll be presenting “York & Leading Industries of the Gilded Age,” at the York County Heritage Trust for their Second Saturday program on November 14, 2015, at 10:30 a.m. in the Historical Society Museum; 250 East Market Street. As an … Continue reading

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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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Work Underway on Johnson Controls Shrewsbury Development Center & YORKCO Talks

Stopping to eat, prior to attending the Stewartstown Historical Society meeting on Wednesday evening, I noticed work is underway on Johnson Controls Shrewsbury Development Center in Hopewell Township. This sign is posted along Renaissance Drive in the Stonebridge Business Center; … 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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Historical Talk about YORK Air Conditioning and Refrigeration

I use this montage, from the 1994 Annual Report of York International Corporation, as the title slide in my latest presentation. This historical talk about YORK Air Conditioning and Refrigeration covers the years 1935 to 2005. This new presentation is … Continue reading

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Historic Corliss Steam Engine right here in York, Pennsylvania; Part 2

After my presentation on the First 60-Years of York Manufacturing Company and York Ice Machinery Corporation at the Agricultural and Industrial Museum, as a Second Saturday Program, the huge 1904 A-Frame Ammonia Compressor was demonstrated.  Questions arose, that I’m answering … Continue reading

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Historic Corliss Steam Engine right here in York, Pennsylvania; Part 1

After my presentation on the First 60-Years of York Manufacturing Company and York Ice Machinery Corporation at the Agricultural and Industrial Museum, as a Second Saturday Program, the huge 1904 A-Frame Ammonia Compressor was demonstrated.  Questions arose, that I’m answering … Continue reading

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