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Pittsburg, Shawmut & Northern Railroad Company Historical Society

Our society is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization chartered by the New York State Board of Regents as a Museum and Educational Society.

Mission Statement: Our purpose is the discovery, preservation, and dissemination of knowledge of the Pittsburg, Shawmut & Northern Railroad and its predecessors in New York State and Pennsylvania and the businesses and areas these Railroads served.

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Some Shawmut Videos

 
 
 
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 2015 — Vol. 35, No. 1 issue of The Cannonball mailed to members.  Departed

March 2015 — Vol. 35, No. 2 issue of The Cannonball mailed to members.  Departed

Sunday, April 26, 2015 — Annual Meeting.  2PM at the Fairgrounds in Angelica.  Departed

June 2015 — Vol. 35, No. 3 issue of The Cannonball mailed to members.  Arriving Soon

July 13-18, 2015 — Fair Week.  All equipment and the museum will be open to the public daily, 12 Noon-8PM duing the Allegany County Fair, Angelica, NY On Schedule

September 2015 — Vol. 35, No. 4 issue of The Cannonball mailed to members.  On Schedule

September 20, 2015 — Shawmut Days in St Marys.  Visit the Bucksgahuda & Western in the afternoon.  On Schedule

November 2015 — Vol. 35, No. 5 issue of The Cannonball mailed to members.  On Schedule
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