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Milkhouse Creamery (Concrete Metropolis, Alvira Bunkers)


July 9, 2023

Milkhouse Creamery, Drums, Pennsylvania

We arrived at this Milkhouse creamery (“home made ice cream and high quality dairy merchandise”) farm retailer on a wet day in July. Inside we discovered stunning ice cream muffins, plain and flavored milks (akin to orange) in glass bottles, snacks, drinks and loads of seating at tables.

On the ice cream counter, there have been flavors out there every single day, and particular flavors provided for a restricted time. Fortunately all flavors could possibly be made into milkshakes.. There have been loads of sundae selections, so I ordered a PB explosion sundae with Hoof Prints Ice Cream. The ice cream was creamy and there have been loads of toppings on high – yummy.

nice seating space outdoors

Exterior, Milkhouse had a lot so artistic seating akin to particular person chair swings. We sat below an awning within the rain watching lightning and listening to thunder throughout us, and loved our sundaes.

Within the space: We stopped right here on the way in which dwelling from an extended journey throughout Pennsylvania. We stopped at two units of historic buildings that could possibly be thought of “failures” every in their very own means.

Concrete Metropolis, Nanticoke, Pennsylvania – in 1911, the Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad constructed new housing for its staff made solely of concrete, It was an honor for a given worker to be provided housing within the luxurious duplex items constructed round a court docket yard with a swimming pool and ball fields. Whereas it appeared an ideal thought to construct tremendous sturdy homes from concrete, the experiment was brief lived because of the chilly, drafty and moist indoor environments – the houses had been due to this fact deserted and sat idle for a few years, Ultimately an try was made to destroy the houses, however after 100 sticks of dynamite didn’t trigger any vital harm, they had been left standing for people like us to discover., We walked across the very moist and overgrown property and explored the within the 2 story homes with basements. I didn’t discover the swimming pool, however I did discover a completely superior and engaging place to discover.

Concrete Metropolis

Deserted Alvira Bunkers, State Sport Lands, Union County, Pennsylvania

Alvira Bunker

Throughout World Conflict II the US authorities did practically all the pieces of their energy to defeat the enemies. Pondering they wanted area for storage of explosives, they seized a plot of land in Alvira, Pennsylvania and constructed quite a few bunkers to retailer explosives. These igloo-shaped bunkers had been constructed into into hillsides or lined with floor with heavy metallic doorways and ceilings designed as weak factors to permit any unintentional explosions to go upward. many of those bunkers had been both not used or used for less than a short while. Now the bunkers, that are on the state recreation lands are free for anybody to stroll by. The primary couple of bunkers we discovered had been closely graffitied and used as storage or hang around locations. Nevertheless, It didn’t take too lengthy for us to seek out one which was practically unadulterated and simple to enter. The empty area felt huge and echoed – very cool. Whereas there have been many, many extra within the space, we didn’t search any additional, however my guess there are a lot of extra fascinating issues to find right here,.

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