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‘Loop the Loop’ at the York Fair and other York County post card views

B. Derek Shaw, a roller coaster aficionado, sent along this postcard of the ‘Loop the Loop’ from York, Pa., Fair in 1904. Derek, also a postcard fan, noted that this is a ‘real photo card.’ It tells a lot about early roller coaster history, as Derek outlines in ‘Then & Now: Loop coasters at fairgrounds in the early 1900s.

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How a bird sees the original hub of York College: Linked in with neat history stuff, March 27, 2012

York College of Pennsylvania now sprawls all the way to Richland Avenue. This aerial photograph shows the eastern part of the campus, the hub from which the campus grew. This part of campus sits on York’s first golf course, later … Continue reading

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Read all about The Howling Hellians of Dogtown School: Linked in with neat York County history stuff, March 9, 2012

Former residents of Dogtown shared their memories in a recent Weekly Record story on that West York/West Manchester Township area in and around the old Highland Park. But one story not captured there is told by Dave Gulden on his … Continue reading

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