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How a bird viewed York’s Schmidt & Ault operating at full press

Matt Bupp sent in this very clear aerial image of the old King’s Mill/Schmidt & Ault/Smurfit-Stone site along the Codorus Creek. He estimates that the photo was taken in the 1950s. The complex is now owned by York College of Pennsylvania, which just unveiled a redone sign showing the Schmidt & Ault logo, plus high water marks from the 1933 and 1972 floods. This photo shows the 1812 manor house on the site. York College of Pennsylvania officials say they have no plans to renovate either that historic structure or the old mill.

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Coffee soup, Fastnachts and other York County, Pa., dishes

Coffee soup was on the menu for breakfast at homes on York, Pa.’s, Codorus Street 60 years ago. Former residents told of their fare of coffee soup at a recent panel discussing life of this west end street. That neighborhood, courtesy of eminent domain, is now Martin Luther King Jr. park.

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