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York County service stations featured giveaways ranging from airplane rides to lunar landers. These promotional gifts were a means to entice customer loyalty for particular gasoline brands or stations. G. G. Naugle’s service station operated during the 1930s; along the Lincoln Highway in Stony Brook, Springettsbury Township, York County, PA.

Fayfield was developed in Springettsbury Township on the site of the first commercial airport in York County. In 1930 the York Airport was located along Haines Road, where scheduled passenger service provided flights to Pittsburgh, Philadelphia or New York. The first York Airport operated from 1930 to 1937 on turf

Three public talks by Stephen H. Smith are scheduled over the next five weeks. This year, the majority of my talks have been to private groups following luncheons, so this is your chance for the general public to catch some of my newer talks. A synopsis and scheduling of all

UPDATED per comments by John F. M. Wolfe at my Karl Ort presentation in 2018. The original post INCORRECTLY stated the 560 Haines Road residence, on the northwest corner of Haines Road and 7th Avenue, contained the core of 1930-1937 York Airport office building. The CORRECT building, as pictured, is