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Some Shawmut Videos

 
 
00:00A massive merchandise freight with five engines: two up front, one cut in about 10 cars behind and two pushing.  Note the engine coupled to the caboose has a standard tender unlike all the others with Vanderbuilt tenders.  Appears to be leaving Angelica, northbound.
00:46Section gang on hand cart in Angelica.
00:55Train crossing the Stony Brook viaduct.
Unfortunately, 0:01 - 1:12 are repeated again, but enjoy.
02:21Southbound unloads less-than-carload (LCL) freight at Angelica (2nd, brick) depot.  Caboose is 183.
03:59Northbound climbing horseshoe curve at Cadeytown (above Richburg).  Two engines up front.  Three pushing.  You can see the concrete road underpass.
05:30Northbound at Angelica.  Setting off cars.  Taking on water.  Checking valve gear.
07:20Roofline of Angelica shops.
07:25Angelica depot.
07:30Old Lackawanna & Pittsburg headquarters.  Used by the PS&N Engineering Dept.
07:46Looking in the firebox of the second engine.
08:05Appears to be north of Angelica, either Bennets or Birdsall.
08:34Note the snow on top of the coal in the hoppers ahead of the caboose.
 
 
 
The above clip provides man glimpses (some going by quickly) of Olean in 1925-6:
0:46 Post Office Building
0:55 PS&N Train near Grossman Ave
1:04 Rock City Hill
1:16 Rock Glen Sanitarium
1:18 OB&S Interurban on Rock City Hill
1:20-1:50 Driving down Rock City Hill
1:55 Crossing Alleghany River South Union
2:08 St Marys Church
3:05 PS&N Locomotive near Grossman Ave
3:07 OB&S Freight motor cutsin front of PS&N Train
3:32 OB&S Interurban on North Union Street
4:49 Mountain Clinic (Hospital)
4:51-4:55 East State crossing Olean Creek (PRR bridge in background)
4:56 Municipal pool
4:58 Bradner Stadium
5:00 Front Steet intersection
5:04 Orchard Avenue intersection
5:10 England Walton (nee Quirin tannery)
5:17-5:33 Pacing a s/b PRR train through Westons and Riverhurst
6:00 OB&S Streetcar
6:35 PRR switcher crossing N Union Street
6:46 Oil derrick
7:44 OB&S Interurban
8:36 Higgins Memorial (Olean General) Hospital
8:40 School 5
8:49 Allegany Tank Lots
9:46 OB&S Interurban on North Union Street
9:54 "Silent Policeman" in the intersection of State and Union
10:03 W State at 1st
10:06 W State at 2nd
10:07 W State at 3rd
10:11 OB&S Streetcar on W State
11:38 OB&S Freight Motor S Union at Green
 
January 2017 Vol. 37, No. 1 issue of The Cannonball mailed to members. Departed
March 2017 Vol. 37, No. 2 issue of the Cannonball mailed to members. Departed
Sunday, April 30, 2017 Annual Meeting.  2PM at the Fairgrounds in Angelica. Departed
Sat., May 6 & Sunday, May 7, 2017 Museum Open House.  10AM both days at the Fairgrounds in Angelica.  This is in participation with the 1st Annual Spring and Summer Recreation Show. Departed
June 2017 Vol. 37, No. 3 issue of the Cannonball mailed to members. Departed
July
17-22, 2017
Fair Week.  All equip- ment and the museum will be open to the public daily, 12 Noon-8PM duing the Allegany County Fair, Angelica, NY Arriving Soon
August 4 & 5, 2017 PS&NRRHS members Ken Clark and Michael Connor presenting at B&S Symposium in DuBois, PA.
Details to come.
On Schedule
Sept. 2017 Vol. 37, No. 4 issue of The Cannonball mailed to members. On Schedule
Sept. 17, 2017 Shawmut Days in St Marys.  Visit the Bucksgahuda & Western in the afternoon. On Schedule
Nov. 2017 Vol. 37, No. 5 issue of The Cannonball mailed to members. On Schedule
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