Category Archives: N.Y. Wire/Whistle

Precarious perch above York County, Pa., Part II

Two cranes, capable of reaching about 180 feet high, help technicians work on the Sprint phone network atop an old Met Ed steam plant smokestack in downtown York

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The Yorktowne Hotel’s corn pudding, Hanover’s Santa’s Cabin and 10 other fun holiday facts

The Yorktowne Hotel’s corn pudding, the Glen Rock Carolers and 10 other prime parts of the holiday season in York County

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What is this mystery find in the Hanover Evening Sun’s closet? Linked in to history, 12/12/12

Yorktownsquare.com covers links to a Pearl Harbor anniversary observance, a West York whose 12th birthday is 12/12/12 and the Glen Rock Carolers annual performance

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The Avenues in York: ‘We are proud of the sense of community’ – Linked in to York County history, Oct. 6, 2012

More stuff below: Adams barn dance/Farmers markets/Factory whistle The Avenues, in Northwest York, is the birthplace of Memorial Hospital, Out Door Country Club and numerous notable York countians. Avenues Neighborhood Association is proud of its past and wants to show … Continue reading

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New York Wire factory whistle commentary delivered to readers via Google+

New York Wire’s factory whistle concert may be endangered again, with the reported closing of the company’s East Market Street factory. Musing about this on a recent Google+ post.

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A crack, a lean and Mount Wolf’s smokestack came down: Linked in to York County history, Sept. 20, 2012

Yorktownsquare.com covers demolition of another smokestack in York County, a view of a piece of the Electric Map and Voith’s 135th anniversary.

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Foustown, a company town now a ghost town, losing its landmark smokestack

By coincidence, two tall smokestacks are coming down in York County after standing for years.

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Not 1, but 2 York County smokestacks coming down: Linked in with neat York County history stuff, Aug. 26, 2012

Yorktownsquare.com blog covers Seven Valleys ice cream making, two towns named Foustown and two smokestacks facing demolition.

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Clang, clang, clang went the trolley. Linked in with neat history stuff, Jan. 13, 2012

  Postcards and souvenir photos, such as this one provided by York countian Larry Good, covered a variety of topics, even routine and everyday community sites. This is the trolley station in Mount Wolf. ‘… I don’t know what year,’ … Continue reading

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Landmark windmill at Eisenhower Farm enters spin zone: Linked in with neat history stuff, Dec. 29, 2011

  A storm damaged the landmark windmill at the Eisenhower National Historic Site near Gettysburg. So the Gettysburg Foundation funded a new windmill, shown in this Hanover Evening Sun photograph. (See additional photo below.) ‘It’s an iconic landmark and reminiscent … Continue reading

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