The George Whitcomb company, which was founded in 1878, came to Rochelle in 1906 and remained in operation until 1952 when it was purchased by Baldwin Locomotive Works and moved to their company headquarters in Eddystone , Pennsylvania .
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4/18/2017
100 Years Ago – 1917: Following the Eddystone munitions disaster, 11th-hour developments which indicate presence of war plotters in this locality appeared on the horizon late last evening, and government agents are now working strenuously to solve many...
4/13/2017
In apparent confirmation of some of the worst fears following the U.S. declaration of war on Germany last week, the Eddystone plant in Chester PA is “completely shattered” by explosions “touched off in some unknown fashion.” The explosion is the lead...
4/10/2017
At that time police obtained a DNA sample that was sent to the Pennsylvania State Police lab for analysis. By then, Lee was considered a suspect in the rapes, but results from that DNA sample were not received until after his arrest in January ... Teen...
3/30/2017