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Back to the Year 2000 in York, Pa.: Much has changed in 15 years

Remember these buildings, even those Ohio Blenders’ silos in the background? That’s the old P & S Motors’ North Beaver Street site, right. All these buildings are no more, giving way about a decade ago to the Northwest Triangle development … Continue reading

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Southern York County tunnels: An over-the-handlebars look

A recent VeloPhoto York blog post, telling about a 52-mile bike trip on and around the Heritage Rail Trail County Park, is headlined ‘3 Tunnels, 2 Firetrucks.’ York countian Rick Ramage covers the Howard Tunnel, which many people know about, … Continue reading

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Ghost signs in Glen Rock, Pa.: They have new life for rail trail users to enjoy

Advertisers have long done what it takes to reach prospective buyers, with messages small – and large. So when trains stopped or passed through Glen Rock in the late 1930s, they received the message from these two advertisers – Seigman’s & Wherleys and Wrigley gum.

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Rocks in the Glen turns into town where things happen, Part III

Glen Rock, Pa., residents experienced a retro weekend recently, with the return of the music of one of its most famous citizens and the return of a train to its well-worn tracks. Pennsylvanian Dr. Lee Zelley, grandson of famed ‘Parade Music Prince’ Roland F. Seitz conducts the Brodbecks Band in Seitz’s best known work ‘Grandioso.’

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