Pittsburg, Shawmut & Northern Railroad Photographs,circa 1917.

Collection Number: 1967

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Pittsburg, Shawmut & Northern Railroad photographs, circa 1917.
Collection Number:
1967
Creator:
Quantity:
0.1 cubic feet (approximately 40 items).
Forms of Material:
Photographs.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Black and white photographs of trains, railroad bridges, tracks, stations, and tunnels along the routes of the Pittsburg, Shawmut & Northern Railroad in western New York and possibly Pennsylvania.
Language:
Collection material in English


The Pittsburg, Shawmut & Northern Railroad was formed from the merger of five small railroads in New York and Pennsylvania in 1899. It declared bankruptcy in 1905, but continued to operate in receivership until 1946, when its bankruptcy was converted to a trusteeship. It ceased to operate in April 1947.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Black and white photographs of trains, railroad bridges, tracks, stations, and tunnels along the routes of the Pittsburg, Shawmut & Northern Railroad in western New York and possibly Pennsylvania, with captions in pencil on the back. Includes photographs of the railroad stations at Little Genesee, New York and Angelica, New York; but the locations of most of the other photographs are unidentified. One of the photographs depicts a fire that broke out in Angelica on May 15, 1917.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Pittsburg, Shawmut & Northern Railroad Company
Pittsburg, Shawmut & Northern Railroad Company.

Subjects:
Railroads -- New York (State)
Railroads -- Pennsylvania
Railroad bridges -- New York (State)
Railroad bridges -- Pennsylvania
Railroad bridges
Railroads

Places:
Angelica (N.Y.)
Little Genesee (N.Y.)
New York (State)
Pennsylvania

Form and Genre Terms:
Photographs.
Pictorial works


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Pittsburg, Shawmut & Northern Railroad Photographs, #1967. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

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