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RAILCAR GOLD is a historically accurate multi-generational fictional tale of hidden treasure, primarily set in York County, Pennsylvania during the latter half of the Nineteenth Century.  This is Part 2 of Chapter 8 . . . Rebels.  A new part will be posted every Thursday.  This chapter stands alone, starting

In my post Late 1800s Factory Inspection Reports Assist in Identification of an East Prospect Photo  I wrote about finding these reports in the State Library of Pennsylvania.  For this series on the Top 50 York County Factories at the end of 19th Century, I’m using data from the 10th

The launch of Steam Into History, Inc. operations on the Northern Central Railway in Southern York County coincides with the 150th Anniversary Observations of the Battle of Gettysburg and Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address.  When the Civil War-era replica steam engine, York No. 17, starts pulling excursion trains between New Freedom and