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Looking for York County trivia? These 4 lists will get you started

Linked in/Neat stuff, below: Colonial York? Not quite/Pa.’s covered bridges The answer to the question is S. Forry Laucks, left. But what is the question? Both are part of a history quiz on YorkTownSquare.com It’s one of several quizzes from this blog’s … Continue reading

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York Safe & Lock: How can I find information on my York-made safe?

York County auctioneer is expert on York Safe & Lock safes, locks and vaults.

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Common question: How do I crack my York Safe & Lock safe?

York, Pa.’s artisan Othmar Carli stands before one of his restoration projects – a 5,000-pound steel safe. The safe is one of many York Safe & Lock-made vaults dotting York County and the world. The old safes continue to attract … Continue reading

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Bad economy turned York Safe & Lock toward lucrative defense work

York Safe and Lock’s S. Forry Laucks, second from right, is shown in this clipping from 1906. He was part of the initial slate of officers of the York Manufacturers’ Association. They are, from left, John C. Schmidt, president of … Continue reading

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