Pennsbury Manor in the 1950’s

Black and White photographs from the 1950’s of Pennsbury Manor, the home of William Penn.The current manor house is a reconstruction of the original¬†

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Old Reading Company passenger car

A few thousand square feet of sandpaper and a couple of hundred gallons of paint and it should be ‘good as new’.

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Last Updated on August 22, 2020 by Christopher G Mendla

New Hope Ivyland Railroad Train Station in New Hope PA

The New Hope Ivyland Station is the main station for the New Hope Ivyland Railroad. (now known as the New Hope Railroad) This is a scenic railroad that runs excursions to Lahaska. The picturesque passenger station is featured on countless photos and paintings of New Hope. There are two freight stations behind the passenger station.

Some of the indoor and outdoor seating at the Triumph Brewery provides an excellent view of the station and trains. 

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Last Updated on August 21, 2020 by Christopher G Mendla

Engine 8218 and car at the New Hope Railroad Yard

A shot of an engine (8218)  and car in the New Hope Railroad yard. 

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Last Updated on August 21, 2020 by Christopher G Mendla

Fantastic Christmas Light Display at Terwood Road and Brendan Place

The Valenza Family has their fantastic Christmas Light display up again this year.

The family lights up their home at Terwood Road and Brendan Circle with an amazing display of lights and animated displays. You can find parking on Brendan Circle, but please be sure you aren’t blocking the neighbor’s driveways.

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Last Updated on August 21, 2020 by Christopher G Mendla

Items featuring the Schofield Covered Bridge – Mugs, Steins, Magnets and more

Here are some of our items featuring the Schofield covered bridge. These make great gifts. You order them directly from Cafepress and they are delivered to your door. Tags: Read more

Last Updated on August 21, 2020 by Christopher G Mendla

The SEPTA Newtown Train Station (Defunct)

The SEPTA  Fox Chase – Newtown line terminated in Newtown, Pa. The line has been inactive for years.  The line stopped at County Line, Southampton, Churchville, The George School and Newtown. It carried freight and passengers.

The Newtown train station wasn’t much more than a small shed. It was the end of the line for the Fox Chase – Newtown Line.,

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Last Updated on August 21, 2020 by Christopher G Mendla

Tyler State Park – Newtown, PA

Tyler State Park is located just outside Newtown, Pa. at 101 Swamp Rd. Newtown, PA 18940-1151 (note – there are several entrances to the park and parking areas.

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Last Updated on August 21, 2020 by Christopher G Mendla

The Rose Bank Winery in Newtown PA

The Rose Bank Winery is located just outside of Newtown, PA. 

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Last Updated on August 21, 2020 by Christopher G Mendla

The Schofield Covered Bridge in Tyler Park

Tyler State Park has miles of paved trails. The Schofield Covered Bridge crosses the Neshaminy Creek on one of these trails. The bridge was a victim of arson in 1991 and rebuilt in 1997.  The bridge carries the Tyler Park bridle/hiking path over the Neshaminy Creek. Since it is not open to vehicles, you can park in the nearby parking lot and walk about 500 yards to the bridge.

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Last Updated on August 21, 2020 by Christopher G Mendla