A 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.
Section gang on hand cart in Angelica.
Train crossing the Stony Brook viaduct.
Unfortunately, 0:01 - 1:12 are repeated again, but enjoy.
Southbound unloads less-than-carload (LCL) freight at Angelica (2nd, brick) depot. Caboose is 183.
Northbound climbing horseshoe curve at Cadeytown (above Richburg). Two engines up front. Three pushing. You can see the concrete road underpass.
Northbound at Angelica. Setting off cars. Taking on water. Checking valve gear.
Roofline of Angelica shops.
Old Lackawanna & Pittsburg headquarters. Used by the PS&N Engineering Dept.
Looking in the firebox of the second engine.
Appears to be north of Angelica, either Bennets or Birdsall.
Note 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
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