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Precarious perch above York County, Pa., Part II

Two cranes, capable of reaching about 180 feet high, help technicians work on the Sprint phone network atop an old Met Ed steam plant smokestack in downtown York

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Glen Rock-area demolition team attacks Billy Foust’s stack

Part of the old smokestack at the former Foust distillery site in Springfield Township was pulled down Tuesday.

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Precarious perch above York, Pa.: Linked in with neat York County, Pa., history stuff – July 31, 2010

More than two decades ago, York (Pa.) Daily Record/Sunday News photographer Bil Bowden captured this scene when the old power plant smokestack on East Philadelphia Street in York was being refitted into a communications tower. The worker seems unconcerned about … Continue reading

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