Tag Archives: McKay Company

This snowy Hanover square photo will bring cool relief in these hot days

Linked in/Neat stuff: Hex Hollow movie/Locate this little red schoolhouse? This view of the aftermath of a blizzard in Hanover’s Center Square in 1890 will give some cool relief in these hot days of summer. The town, then observing 75 … Continue reading

Posted in Archives, all posts, Events, Explanations/controversy, For photo fans, Linked in/neat stuff, Local journalism & Web, Local landmarks, Nostalgia & memories, One-room schools, School days | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on This snowy Hanover square photo will bring cool relief in these hot days

History mystery doorknobs: Yes, they’re engraved with ‘YC,’ and they’re attached to what doors?

The York Daily Record/Sunday News’ photographer Chris Dunn captured these engraved doorknobs while on assignment recently. Where was that assignment, or more, directly, in what building do these doorknobs – and doors – reside? That’s the history mystery were posing here.

Posted in Archives, all posts, Explanations/controversy, For photo fans, Linked in/neat stuff, Local journalism & Web, Made in York, Mail bag, Nostalgia & memories, People, Unsung/obscure sites, YorkEats: Hogmaw & such | Tagged , , , , , , , | Comments Off on History mystery doorknobs: Yes, they’re engraved with ‘YC,’ and they’re attached to what doors?

Who was McKay of York College McKay Hall fame?

For decades, The McKay Company, 850 Grantley Road in York, made chain, welding products and automatic welding equipment. The long-closed company is back in the news because York College is expanding McKay’s already expansive former building. This photograph, from ‘Greater … Continue reading

Posted in Archives, all posts, Explanations/controversy, For photo fans, Local journalism & Web, Local landmarks, Made in York, Nostalgia & memories, School days | Tagged , | 1 Comment