Tag Archives: York Manufacturing Co.

The Mill Room was filled with Neighbors who discussed Anything and Everything

In a previous post, I noted that S. Morgan Smith Company begat four current York County Companies.  This post concludes a lengthy article appearing in the News-Comet of East Berlin, which was published over several weeks during January 1947.  Click … 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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History of YORK’s Grantley Plant, Part 3; 1938 Aerial View & Looking For People who worked at McGann Manufacturing in 1943

When I was first employed as a YORK Engineer in 1972, YORK’s Grantley Plant consisted of all the property bounded by Grantley Road on the east, Richland Avenue on the west, Codorus Creek on the north and Kings Mill Road … Continue reading

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Where does Rail Car Manufacturing fall within The Rise of Industrial York?

Where does Rail Car Manufacturing fall within The Rise of Industrial York?  I ask this question during my presentations on 19th Century Railway Car Builders of York.  There is no doubt rail car building was one of the earliest industrial … Continue reading

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