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Yorkco’s first female engineer: ‘She wants to be a real honest-to-goodness engineer’

Two female engineers entered the York workforce at York Corporation late in World War II.

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York’s South George Street as you’ve never seen it: Linked in to history, 2/18/13

This photograph from on high shows South George Street in York as you’ve never seen it – from the belltower of an old firehall

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Revised map of York, Continental Square provides snapshot of how far we have come

York consultant C.S. Davidson’s reimagined map is an almost 80-year update of a hand-drawn map of York’s square in 1933. (Click on this map to enlarge or see larger version below. Also see original map below.) Also of interest:  A 1960s … Continue reading

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