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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 3 of Chapter 22 . . . Diversify. A new part will be posted every Thursday. Recent chapters stand alone, starting

These 50-year-difference aerial photos show the 2700-block of East Market Street in Springettsbury Township; i.e. the vicinity just east of Northern Way.  Recent research in Directories at the York County Heritage Trust shows that at one time or other, Bury’s had various businesses at 2709, 2710 and 2720 East Market

A reader commented to my post on a Photo Comparison of Weigelstown’s North Pole Drive-In.  Susan noted: I remember Ernie’s wife as Ethel and definitely not Mary Jane!  Are you confusing hosiery knitter Ernest McCall with Ernie McCall of North Pole Drive-In fame? I responded: I encourage readers to comment

This post is a continuation of Springettsbury Township closed their last five One-Room Schoolhouses in 1952.  About 200 Springettsbury Township students were still receiving One-Room Schoolhouse education during the 1951-1952 school year.  When the Springettsbury Township School opened in the fall of 1952, the last five One-Room Schoolhouses, in the

Commons Drive is a new road extending from Eastern Boulevard to East Market Street in Springettsbury Township.  Commons Drive will intersect Market Street just east of Hoss’s Steak & Sea House.  Commons Drive is the address of the new Springettsbury Fire Station.  This photo shows the progress of Commons Drive

Arsenal Road, The Paddock on Market, Stony Brook Slate and Brick Company Of the 35 participating restaurants for March of Dimes Coffee Day in 1958, few continue to exist in York County.  The Paddock Restaurant at 3406 East Market Street is one of the surviving restaurants that still flourish today