Tag Archives: Cold Springs Park

Glen Rock Hose and Ladder Co. has protected ‘the Rock’ since 1901 – before-and-after views

Linked in/Neat stuff: Cold Springs Park recalled/Young George Washington on mural +++ The Glen Rock, Pa., Hose and Ladder Co.’s engine house was completed in 1904. This home base for the fire company, ‘Protector of the Rock since 1901’ as … Continue reading

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Classic Caramel Co. to observe sweet 100th birthday in York, Pa.

Classic Caramel and its forerunners have made candy on quiet site near York, Pa.’s, William Penn High School for years – make that decades. What’s new is the application of color to interior and exteriors. The York Daily Record/Sunday News shows this color scheme here

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Former Manchester-area resident seeking photos of Elm Beach, other trolley-related sites

Elm Beach, destination for thousands of York County, Pa., sunbathers along the Conewago Creek each summer in the first decades of the 20th century, was located in this vicinity. When the trolley quit running in the 1930s, that cut off … Continue reading

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Part II: Historic Brookside Park carousel building v. powderpost beetles: The bugs are winning

‘A Century of Reflections,’ tells about the first 100 years of Dover Township, Pa.’s, Brookside Park. The park has been in the news recently because its marquee building, a carousel house, has been found with powderpost beetle infestation. The book … Continue reading

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Dover Township’s Brookside Park last remaining York-area trolley park. But people remember Cold Springs

Mount Wolf/Manchester-area residents enjoy an old photograph of Cold Springs Park taken in the days when the old trolley park operated in that area of York County in the 1920s. Cold Springs was one of three trolley parks that operated … Continue reading

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Growing off-peak trolley ridership in York County: Build a park

These 160 steps from the lower level of Highland Park to the upper part were called “Fat Man’s Misery.” The park operated in the vicinity of Dogtown, on the north side of the Codorus Creek, south of Old Salem Road, … Continue reading

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