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York Barbell spawned celebrity weightlifters: Can you ID this iconic lifter?

Look, mom, one hand. This is one of ‪‎York Barbell‬’s iconic weightlifters in one of the iconic photos of those days when York was know as Muscletown U.S.A.

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York County, Pa., residents love Pennsylvania Dutch food. We like to talk about it, too.

York countians like to comment on buildings, that’s proven by their engagement on Facebook. But we like to eat, and we like to share, like and comment about those delicacies that are distinctively Pennsylvania Dutch and York County, Pa.

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What about the original York Airport that operated along Haines Road in the 30s?

This photograph shows the administration building of the original York (Pa.) Airport along Haines Road. It is now a private residence, although it looks vastly different. Background posts: Where was York County’s earliest documented airstrip? and York Airport memories spawn … Continue reading

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Museum exhibit brings back early days of high fliers

An Agricultural and Industrial Museum exhibit features a model of York Airport, put down in the Fayfield area of Springettsbury Township. It’s usually viewed as the first York Airport, although an airstrip in Stonybrook operated about five years earlier. according … Continue reading

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