Daily Archives: July 26, 2010

Mose’s Gulf Service in West York: ‘They will still wash your windows, pump your gas and check the oil in your car’

Mose’s Gulf Service Station in West Manchester Township, seen in this 2004 York (Pa.) Daily Record/Sunday News photo, recently celebrated its 50 anniversary. Mose’s is a rarity in the York area, an independently owned full service gas station. (See additional … Continue reading

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Emigsville, Pa., American Acme documents found in St. Louis, Mo.

The 19th-century homestead of John Emig of York County’s Emigsville fame is shown in this drawing. The Emig name was attached to Acme Wagon Works, predecessor of American Acme Company, for decades. Also of interest: 50-year Emigsville construction company’s closure: … Continue reading

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