Monday, September 10, 2007

Frick's Lock

Brian and a friend of his went to Frick's Lock a few weeks ago. I opted out; I offer these photos without captions, as I wasn't there.

What I do know about Frick's Lock is that it's about 250 years old, and its heyday was long behind when PECO bought the homes in the 1970s. Supposedly, Frick's was an unsafe place to live with the Limerick power plant right across the river. There was talk of restoring the town into a historic site, but with (very) recent vandalism, Frick's Lock could end up like Demon's Alley -- completely demolished.



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55 comments:

DSFan4Life said...

I have always been interested it exploring Fricks Lock, but I have heard that you could get fined for tresspassing on Exelon property? Do you know if this is true?

Those pictures are also pretty cool. Interesting.

Al Ebaster said...

Hey dsfan4life, yes, getting caught at Frick's Lock can earn you a fine. Two things though -- you can ask the local police for permission to visit and photograph, and when the guys visited, they ran into several groups of people there.

If you're not vandalizing, and you don't look suspicious, you should be OK. Or, if you get permission, you can go there without worry. I'd recommend the latter.

Anonymous said...

yeah you can get fined for tresspassing the whole place is filled with know tresspassing signs and cops hangout arround there

jonesi said...

hey i was just there the past two nights ... ive been there numerous times b4, i love historical stuff ... have any of you been to pennhurst? thats where the real fines come in

pvflutie624

Mr. Mustachio said...

Wow. These pictures bring back memories. I lived in the white house with the collapsed gazebo in the front yards as a kid. That hose is the old lock keepers house. The photos don't show it, but there is a lot of stone work that used to line parts of the canal in the back yard. My brother and I played in the attic. You have a photo of that room too. It is the sloped roof celing with blue paint on it. I lived there about 1974-1975. I was really young and remember being told that we couldn't live there long, because of the construction. The horizon behind the house was always glowing orange and night, but I never knew why. Now I understand it must have been the sodium vapor lights from the construction at Limerick.

Wow.

Al Ebaster said...

Mr Mustachio, thanks so much for posting. We do feel sorry for having tramped through your childhood home -- it's one thing when you're in an old factory, but a person's home is another matter entirely. I hope the pictures and the story have given you a little closure on your former home.

Anonymous said...

These are great. I don't live too far from there and didn't know about it. Does anybody know why the town was abandoned but properties on the other side of the river near the plant were not? When we moved to North Coventry last year, I was curious about the plant so I drove over to take a look and there are houses right across the street near the entrance to the plant that have people living in them.

I would also be interested in how the locks worked when they were operational if anyone knows. Interesting stuff!

Anonymous said...

I went to fricks lock last night. We couldn't find it though is it that road with the no outlet sign going towards the company looking place? If so we were just about there. We did get to go down and see the bridge that was out the end of sanatoga rd.

Liza Kummer said...

Anon, it's Fricks Lock Road.

Anonymous said...

Police are now actively patrolling the area and citing all unauthorized people with trespassing. Vandalism is getting worse since someone burned down the Lock Tender's House in February 2008. Exelon has been trying to clean out debris and board up the buildings, but vandals keep coming back and doing even more damage to the buildings.

Al Ebaster said...

Anon, that is truly awful. We were entertaining the idea of going back, but that's out of the question now.

George said...

yha dicks if u try to get in there u will get cought, cuz me and a couple friends were up there a couple weeks ago and this cop came pullin in and we were lookin in the big white bar, we werent even doing anything... the cop was a dick, they pat u down and everything... u should go during the night-time, under the cover of darkness... be swift young ninjas...good luck

Anonymous said...

I recently retired from the Army and took a job with the NSA in Philly. I moved to Limerick and the commute that used to bother me no longer does as it is peaceful here...better than Iraq :) Anyway, I bought several books about the area and found out about this place in a book called "Weird Pennsylvania". I went out looking for it today and found it. I took 422 to W. Linfield Road. Make a right onto 724 (WB) and take it to Sanatoga Rd. where you will make a right. Follow Sanatoga until it intersects with Fricks Lock Road. There is a warehouse on your immediate right that has a road running between it and a field of lined up freight trailers. At the end of that road is a gate that says 24 hour camera surveillance. I am a huge history buff and an amateur photographer and would love to take pictures of this place strictly from the outside. I noticed that al ebaster said you can get a permit from the local police...is that the Limerick PD or a different one? Thanks for writing something about this place...it seems like it could be interesting. If anyone is reading this that feels the need to vandalize..."Don't F&*K up historical places!" It really isn't cool and there are better things to do with your time that are a lot more fulfilling and less destructive. If you want to be destructive, join the Army and you can fire off some really cool weapons...I know from 20 years of experience and several tours to Iraq.

Anonymous said...

I just went back there yesterday for the first time in about 2 years. A young couple was there checking it out too. I was shocked to find it LOADED with "No Trespassing" signs, as it never had any of these before. I completely disregarded them and went in anyway. There's no surveillance cameras like the signs say, but I'm sure that there is patrolling once in a while. I was fortunate enough to not run into any guards or anything. Sadly, the barn is all boarded up real tight. There was some weird stuff in there. Dozens of jars filled with crabs and formaldehyde from the 80's. Test slides. It was like there were strange experiments going on in there.

They obviously have taken an effort to stop people from going there, but just about every building except the barn has been cracked open again. Also, there's a lot more vandalism than there was 2 years ago.

mascarah said...

these 'historical' sites are being vandalized because of easy to find information and location webpages such as this. :) keep it secret...

check out my pics.

Anonymous said...

i went up there four nights ago and this cop came out of no where and i thought it was a ghost so i knocked that nigger out and i was out like a trout. check ya later.

Anonymous said...

you guys wrote that

Anonymous said...

I went here a couple days ago with a few buddies. We got caught by the cops and we were all cited. the officer said that they cite everyone caught there no matter what. it was a pretty cool place but not really worth the risk considering we had to break into most of the buildings and saw nothing really interesting. the cop said that after the fire there is no exceptiong to the trespassing enforecement

Bob said...

At the end of that road before you turn onto Rt. 724 at the 'point' of the property is an old abandoned swimming pool club. That would be a cool set of pictures. It was abondoned in the early 1980's (I think?) and has been left to overgrow ever scine, do not think they tore it down.

Anonymous said...

The Swim Club is still standing as of today.

Anthony said...

Hey everybody i was up yesterday (Sunday May 3, 2009) with some friends. It was an amazing place to see. I was scared because they do have signs saying that there are 24-Hour cameras in use and that there are security guards walking around as well. This was one of the best places to see, but i wish i would have had a better camera. I belive that soon ill be headed back and try to find some cops to ask them if i could go on the proporty and take a few more pictures with a better camera.
We ventured into a house with a window open and had a great time exploring it. We all got scared once we walked to the very end of the land at the power wires because we saw a person walking around. We were not sure who it was but we took our time and enjoyed the walk back.

Also no cops were in sight. I'm not sure if it was cause we were there during a sunday or if we just got lucky, but im glad no fines were recieved by any of us.

*We did not break into any houses or buildings, we just entered one that was already opened.*

Anonymous said...

Just curious... How much are you guys being fined when you do get fined? Sometimes it is the price you pay for that shot that is worth it ...

Anonymous said...

I lived on Fricks Locks Road between the swim club and the abandoned end from 1973-1983. As a child I did not know what was going on down there, but Overnight Transportation use to be in those warehouse bldgs you see as you turn in the "dead end" part. When I got older, around 10, my neighbor and I use to go exploring down there. The transportation was a rented warehouse (no longer running the 18 wheelers that use to fly down our road and give my mom a heartattack if I was anywhere near the front yard), by KW Transportation, the first bldg. you come to on the right was a operating labratory. None of the houses or barns were boarded up at that time and we would go in and out as we pleased. The houses were filled with belongings. Pans were on stove tops with burnt/melted food and utensils left in them. Childrens toys and clothing were left strewn everywhere. It was if they grabbed what they could and ran. There were many times we would go in and I would run out panting as I felt as if I was being choked or could not get enough air. One of the houses was a multi family house. It had numerous kitchens throughout it. I would love to get my hands on some historic photos of Fricks Locks. It dead ends into a area that is popular for dirt bikes and 3 wheelers, but if you go through that you will come out to the dead end part of Anderson Road.

Anonymous said...

I was actually up there today. It took awhile to find but we eventually found it. we followed the fricks lock road but didnt pay attention to the guarded part the first itme so we thought it wasnt the place. my friend has stopped at a gas station to ask directions. they told us we shouldnt go there because there was no tresspassing signs and things. we eventually found it and we went in anyway so i could take some pictures. unfortunately i didnt get to go in the houses although it would have been nice. i walked the trail and took pictures of all the houses. its kind of creepy because everything was just left there. we did see a cop on the way back but he was pretty far back and i dont know if he noticed us because he didnt come after us when we left. i dont think ill be going back there again because id rather not push my luck.

Dave in Pottstown said...

I was there this weekend, only as far as the gate. I have e-mailed Excelon to ask their permission to enter, as it's there property, but I suspect they'll say no. Can't hurt to ask. The truth is that while I do like taking photos of abandoned places I don't care to trespass. There are lots of local abandoned places I can photograph that aren't posted or closed to visitors. Not sure where the swim club mentioned is on the road, but most of the businesses on the road are empty and looking for occupants. It's an interesting site, though.

Anonymous said...

My husband grew up right by the Village. We used to walk through it to go fishing down at the river several years ago or so. The warehouse that is there is still up and running. The police department you would ask is East Coventry police. I doubt that they would let you in. Its not their property to give permission. You have to be careful running around there at night because there are wells all around the property that you could fall into. Ten years ago the main road you go into, if you go straight down instead of following the right curve there used to be a creepy trailer looking house that someone stayed in. Well we think they did. We would see a light on at night once in a while and a shadow in it every now and then. Its ashame that vandals has to ruin it for everyone. What do they get out of destroying something that interesting. If you go to wiki.com and put in Fricks Lock it gives you a brief history of the place and there are links with other photos and an old map.

Anonymous said...

I used to ride horses all around there. There were trails along the railroad tracks which took you to the basin near the old bridge and then you road up further to behind fricks locks which brought you up around the junk yard. I think the lock house was owned by the family that owned on=one of the industries.

Use to swim at the swim club owned by Dr Zimmerman....that whole area can tell stories...murder etc

Anonymous said...

today we went up to fricks lock and we were greeted by a cop at the gate...i pulled out my camera and asked if it was ok to go in and take a few pictures. He without hesitation said absolutely not. He told me that the only way to be aloud in there is to get permission from PECO in the form of a written document

Anonymous said...

It Was Zimmermins Pool Dr. Z Was a Nice Guy Taylors Owned This And Then Sold It To PE, Most Of The Families Back There Were Real Close Gables,Billinglees,Purlmutters,The Spring House People,The Lab Ithologically Association"Was In Three Or Four Of The Houses Between The Little And Big Hills As We Called Them,They Tested Water Fish Other Strange Things, Not Ever Sure What Happened To Them They Were Nice Then New People Took It Over Kinda Wierd And Not Friendly It Was My Yard Not Thiers LOL! Grulichs,Vorhees For A Short Periods, YES I Saud Vorhess! Nice Big Family NO JASON! LOL! Brad And His Mom,Billy And His Folks, The Best Water And Coldest At One Time Ever The Barn Was The Best To Play In And Chief Foose Was The One And Only Cop There Oh Yeah Mitchells Too, Reba,Saddie And Steve, It Was Eastern Wearhouse Back Then, Our Bus Stop Was Ant Fricks Locks And Sanatoga, It Was The Best Place To Grow Up EVER Dirt Bikes The Old Bridge In The Back The Roses Along The Fence The Best And The REAL Ghosts And Legendary Monster That Lived Back There REAL Oh Yeaah The Orange Light Was One BIG Floresnat Light Until They Started Building It Lived There From 1970 To 1979 Post Any Pictures Please The Old Spring House Or Taylors House The Old Barn The Garage The Old Out Houses Rich People A Long Time Ago They Had Row Of Outhouses, We Used To Play In Them And The Barns It Was ALL Our Play Yard About A 175 Acres And All The Corn You Could Eat! Hope Sheds Light On Some Of Its History! Do NOT Vandelize This Place It Is REAL History And Our Memories! God Bless

Josh Horn said...

i was just there yesterday apr. 7, 2010, and i had no idea that they are serious i just figured they would be cool about me an my friends being there cuz we werent doing anything, but yea that place was pretty crazy we took video of the whole place, if we get it up on youtube ill later post a link..

Anonymous said...

I use to ride there too....My cousins horse. I see they made the basin Sanatoga Preserve and behind the locks Linfield preserve can you ride there I would love to haul my horse up there and see the old haunts

Anonymous said...

The pool is that mess of growth right @ rte.724. It was Countryside in the 70's and Coventryview in the 80's. If u follow Sanatoga and cross over fricks lock you will see a larger house on the left. That was the Griest home, where Richard Griest murdered his wife in the 70s. At the end before the old bridge was Turkey Point. You could take the bridge to kmart back in the day.

Anonymous said...

you are not allowed to go to fricks lock at all! trust me. its government property and its protected. i went there with some of my friends and the police were there within 30 minutes and i had to do community service since i couldnt pay the fine. also i had to delete all photos and videos i made of the area.

Wendy (Neizer) Kranick said...

I used to live on Anderson Rd. at Neizer's Junkyard. We used to ride our dirtbikes along the river trail that dumped off at the old bridge on Fricks Lock Rd. Then down to the train tracks and back to Anderson Rd. I knew the old Basin when there was still silt in it. I also used to hang out on and in the houses back there. I had a friend Chalale (sp?) that used to live in the right house after you passed the barn. We used to go there all the time then one day everyone moved away. That was in the mid to late 70s.

Anonymous said...

i was just there last night, and i was really surprised we didn't get cited or anything. there were actually people working outside the entrance at a loading dock, they didn't seem to mind. and there was a cop that passed us on our way out, not even going towards frick's locke. but besides that, it was hands down one of the most interesting things i've ever seen.

scary said...

Hey everyone, my name is Larry Frick and my father is Paul Frick and he has a written publication History of Frick's Locks. He just told me yesterday that Exelon and East Coventry Township approved the restoration of the place and Exelon is going to put something like 2.5 million into it. It was sure great news to us. I will be visiting there with my father during the first week of April and we will be doing a walkthru of the property. My father is a real expert on all of the building and history.

Anonymous said...

Is there any living relatives of the Frick's from Frick's Lock? I am a relative and have some family history items and family lineage.

Mike

Anonymous said...

I have boarded up many of the doors and windows. The place is real dangerous. There are wells in the basement of a few of the houses that are open holes. The roofs are completely falling in on a few. It is a shame what the vandals have done.

Anonymous said...

It is a shame what the vandals have done! I go there often to walk through but really don't go off the road. I am related to the Frick's and like to visit the place where they lived.

scary said...

"Anonymous" that is interesting. How are you related to the Frick's? Anyone who wants to can locate me on facebook Larry Frick (hollywood, CA)

scary said...

Whoever it was who asked if there are any living Frick descendants from Frick's Locks.....I am and so is my father. My name is Larry and my father is Paul S. Frick

Anonymous said...

Larry, I am related to Frick's and have some Frick family history stuff, But I could not find you on FaceBook.
Mike

Anonymous said...

Larry, I am not finding you from Hollywood, CA
Mike

Anonymous said...

Yup Wendy is right her sister Michelle and brother Troy Clara and Bill and Grandpa Nizer wow blast from the past miss you guys also taylors owned it for a while Mrs Taylor of Taylor Industries was related to the wells I think who left it to her Not sure what happened to the Big Barn Dave Gable My best friends dad and us had great Halloween parties there Yes I Knew The Griest very well it was a shock to all of us I am sure Bill and Bruce Taylor could tell some history on this place their brother Eric was a Good Friend of mine until they moved Lousie and Stu Purlmutter lived there after The Taylors moved 1970 to 1979 I know ALL that went on there LOL "The Lab" is STILL Questionable about What they were REALLY doing there and YES it IS the Greatest Playground a kid could ever have YES Strange things went on back there If You doubt who I am people reading Remember "Robert" Or "That Thing" Anyone who lived there knows who I am now Hurricane Agnes Left everyone flooded in 1970 or 1971 whichever Tony Dezeba was the Manager for Phila Electric who you paid your rent to The Big House Barbara Taylor and Her Husband Bob Lived in with Bruce and Bill and Eric, little house family next store in the oldest house there The Gables down in back the Kami I think her name was lived in the bottom Farm house then the lab took over both of those and the Vorhees house too "The House they say is the Lock Keepers house?? Then Saddie and Steve and Reba Steve Worked on the Panama Canal and had a rare picture Of Frick Locks Steve used to work at the Warehouse it was Eastern Warehouse then with Overnight Trucking coming in and we used to hop the trains back then STUPID then Steve passed away then Saddie and then Reba moved to Pottstown and Bill and Anieda Moved in with Billy my buddy by then Mitchells were moved out Gables left then brad and Debbie moved and it was just me and Billy and Lisa Grulich she and her mom and bother and step father Philip were good friends of our we just lost Miss Iris last year I found She IS Missed any Mark and Gay and bud and Virgina and Sharon were all moved by then in 1979 it was the lab and Sherry who lived in the Big house with her two kids and husband and mostly the lab who just kept taking over buildings even though they did not own or rent all of them they took over the barns chained them up with their boats and stuff Chief Foose was the One and Only Cop For East Coventry Township The State Cops were it for years and they were cool back then he was then brought in we used to get snowed in snow drifts taller than the snow plow from the back to our bus stop was half a mile every day rain snow or shine Malankys used to pick us up to go to bible school on thuesdays and thursdays oh yes and Mel and Tracy Roberts my good friends lived up on Sanatoga Road and Mary Jane for a While too well enough of a History Lession for tonight I brought my kids there in the late eighties and nighties to see where dad grew up used to be a bell on the old house huge made out of brass looked like a small Liberty Bell my mom rung it Two Hundred Times in 1976 For the Bicentennial it Never cracked someone stole it right after we moved I wish to this day we would have never moved but we did Hi to Wendy Troy and Michelle,Dewayne Ty and My Best Friend Then Bryan Gable, Mitchells Billinglys Mel and Tracy Roberts, Lisa Grulich,Brad and Debbie Knoecker, Eric, Bill, Bruce Taylor,Billy,Freddy And Wanda, It was the Greatest Place To Grown Up EVER The BEST Cold Spring Water ANYWHERE I Ever Had, DO NOT Drink it Now!! LOL You might glow From the Plant Any Questions or comments say so NO Damage to this place PLEASE God Bless The Person who lived there the Longest out of all of the Kids back there almost 10 Years

Wendy (Neizer) Kranick said...

Hey Anon,
I see you knew the entire Neizer family, but I still can't place you. I was quite young back then. Did you know Chalale Bolero? Not sure on the spelling. When you came from the old brige you past the old barn and there were 2 houses on the left. One was huge, the other very small. He and his mom lived in the little one, and an elderly lady lived in the big one. Haven't seen him since the late 70's and found out much later that we were related distantly. You can find me on facebook under Wendy Kranick.

After everyone moved and the new lab people didn't like you around, we started going into Parkerford instead and swimming at Scrappies on Zieber Rd. We still rode our dirt bikes up through there though. We also rode out the train tracks to Firestone. There is a really cool old train trussel out that way.

I also heard they are making Fricks Lock a historical site. I wonder when they will let people back there legally again.

Thanks for the memories.

Wendy

Anonymous said...

I was there the other night. It was absolutely breath-taking at night, but in more of a bone-chilling way than anything else.
We did get busted by the cops though. They must've been tipped off by the factory (which you must usually pass by if you're entering on Frick's Lock road) and as soon as we came out of the darkness, in the distance we saw the easily recognizable flashing blue and red lights off in the sky in the distance. We were each given trespassing fines, but there was no search of us or the vehicle we were using.
I'd recommend trying to get permission to go back there first, but failing that, DO NOT PARK ON OR ANYWHERE NEAR FRICK'S LOCK ROAD! Heavily examine Google Maps and scout out the area before hand. Figure out where you're going to park and enter. It's going to take considerable amount of planning to get away with it.


Side Note: I don't know if this is true, but the police had told us that the power plant has the authority to shoot at anyone they find in that area on their thermal scopes. Probably just a scare tactic, but they DO own that area.

Loretta said...

Hello, I am seacrching for information on the Miller Family. I am a relative. My grandmother grew up there. I can be reached at lasmith1967@msn.com. Please put Fricks Locks in for the subject.
Thank you.

Anonymous said...

I was there yesterday and the gate was open...I drove up to the gate and saw the sign and decided not to go in....the warehouse right there is no help since there are always people outside and watching everything you do...I would like to know what the fines are that people are getting for trespassing and if anyone knows who to get in contact with from excelon for permission to photograph the property.....as a side note the powerplant cant shoot at you for trespassing...they can alert the local police but ever since the war in iraq and the military troops have been moved off the property for the plant there really isn't anyone there to shoot at you....

Anonymous said...

I lived at Fricks locks rd with my 2 brothers Dewayne and Bryan. Most of my childhood memories are from there, it was an amazing place to grow up. Everyday was an adventure and everyday was an exploration. I could write a book on all the great times all the kids at Fricks Locks rd had. It was one of those places they make movies out of.

Sincerely previous resident
Ty Gabel

Robin said...

Wow - Wendy, I can't believe you remember so much about our old riding days back on Fricks Lock - and Chalee (sp?)!! Awesome times!! I was only 11 or 12, I think, and we rode dirt bikes all over back there til I was 14ish! Great times!

Robin

Anonymous said...

Ok I remember all of this including whom were Your Mom Ty Jutta Bryan and Dewayne's best friend and neighbor and his mom and remember Wendy and Michelle and Troy trying to remember You Robin help me out? this was the best playground anywhere No one in the last 50 years knos this place better than the people mentioned and myself Great Halloween parties in the Big barn right Ty? and the Tree house in your yard and the Falling tree in the lower yard by the way how is the broken neck ? that is years later for anyone thinking, But this is a real loss of what was a Child's Dream to grow up have the Best Friends and the Best water back then The best tan you could ever have for me and gosh knows for Ty and Bryan who got as dark as can be with cotton white hair walking up or taking your moms Porsche green one lol anyway Anyway help me out Robin trying to place you Where did you live oh yes Lisa G lived on Sanatoga also Horses dirt bikes Ty look on facebook for Frickslock1970 wendy has answered me a few times I hope wendy id doing ok She has not answered me in recent time If anyone knows This you lived there The Little Hill and The Big Hill and The Basin, Jumping Trains,
4 Boys that were not seperated for anything and jumping out of the barn lofts The Silo that Ty got stuck in with a neighbor and Eric Taylor Mrs. Tayloy's Son, Ramps to jump over on the big hill with our bikes You had a 5 Speed bike Ty, and going sailing and also 4 kids and a raft going down the Schuylkil River more than once and the Lab Bro Much love to you and your Brothers Love ya Bro Facebook Me when you find it we will chat more

Jared said...

Hello everyone!

I visited Fricks Lock this past weekend with a friend of mine and my g/f. It was pretty darn cool. It was a Sunday. When we pulled up there was a silver PT Cruiser parked off to the left of where the entrance gate was. We didnt let that deter us and figured it was someone there trying to do the same thing. We never ran into anyone at the site though. When we came back out the car was gone. We also didnt hear a car starting or driving away.

We were able to see the first 3 or 4 buildings, and even gain access to the red brick building on the right side of the road through the basement. There is a hole in the side of the house that leads down. We snapped some pics of the basement and proceeded upstairs to the first floor. At the top of the stairs you go right into the kitchen. Unfortunately it the the ceiling collapsed and not much was left. I proceeded around to another set of stairs and went up to the 2nd floor. From there you could see the collapsed floor down to the 1st floor. It was pretty neat looking. It looked as though it was the bathroom that collapsed down into the kitchen. I thought I saw a way to get up to the crawspace in the attic. I decided against that as it was pitch black and I would imagine there would be some wildlife up there. I'm surprised I didnt run into any in the house.

That was the only house we could get access to. The other house had an open window, but it was completely collapsed and looked entirely too unsafe to go in. In hindsight the first building was probably not very safe either!

We walked down the path further to where it bends to the right. There is now a black new-ish looking fence, about 8ft high surrounding the reaminaing buildings.

I thought about climbing the fence, but figured that would be crossing a line. Its one thing to blatantly ignore no tresspassing signs, but I thought it was entirely different to actually scale a fence that was clearly there to keep you out. Though I imagine, if caught, I'd still get the same fine even if i didnt go over. Oh well. They are definitly fixing up the houses inside that fence. I saw a stack of new windows, and heavy equipment outside. Those buildings looked like they were in better shape than the first buildings you encounter. I wouldnt be surprised if they knock those buildings down.

It was a pretty cool time overall. We went on a Sunday and other than that initial PT Cruise, nobody was around. We even walked all the way down the path out to the open field. Probably a dumb idea. There was, what looked like a camera on the huge electrical tower. Reading back through some of these comments it seems like we might have been very lucky not getting caught.

Some pics of my visit, we went to Linfield right after this:
http://imgur.com/a/1lwRA#0
http://imgur.com/a/8laMQ#0

Roxanne Caranci said...

I lived there from 1959 to 1967 between Tom the banker and Miller's we were the Stitt's - Steve would tell us stories of the Locks along side of the railroad tracks behind those homes we would all get together and go sledding down over the hill and then there was baseball and the other neighbor's had the horses lots of memories and play trolls, monkies, and making spiders with the hot grill we always needs more goop .my name is Roxanne e-mail r.caranci@yahoo.com

Roxanne Caranci said...

We were before the Mitchell's

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