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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. Arriving Soon
June 2017 Vol. 37, No. 3 issue of the Cannonball mailed to members. On Schedule
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 On Schedule
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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