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The Mt Wolf Theatre

The Mt Wolf Theatre 98 South 6th Street Mount Wolf, Pennsylvania I took these photos in 2012, but they were part of a trove that were lost in a hard-drive crash until I was recently able to recover a viable back-up. The Mt Wolf is the only theater that I’ve visited in Streamline Moderne style. I have several more on my to-do list but I doubt that I will find any that others that are in such pristine shape! According...

The Red Caboose Motel

The Red Caboose Motel 312 Paradise Lane Ronks, Pennsylvania *neither this post (nor my stay) were not sponsored in any way. If you want a unique getaway with friends, a fun experience for your family … or even a romantic weekend, this “wonder” ticks all of the boxes and then some. Located amidst working farms, the Strasburg Railroad, and other Lancaster County attractions are 38 cabooses,...

Ruins Park

Ruins Park 30 Enterprise Street Glen Rock, Pennsylvania Your opinion of this “wonder” may depend on  your personal esthetic. This is definitely my favorite find during 2017 and possibly my favorite in years! I was driving home from a meeting in Baltimore last week and I still had a few hours of daylight. I normally would have chosen a few things from my to-do list that are in Baltimore but it was...

Neon Utz Potato Chips

Utz Factory Outlet 861 Carlisle Street Hanover, Pennsylvania On the roof above one of the first of the Utz Potato Chip facilities, is one of my favorite neon signs. Initial construction here was in the late 1940s/early 1950s; but it has been expanded over the decades and definitely has a 1960s vibe in the building design and signage. This location is also one of  their factory outlets. You can find samples...

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