RailPictures.Net Photo: PS 1949 Pittsburg & Shawmut EMD SW9 at Sprankle Mills, Pennsylvania by Doug Lilly
 
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Pittsburg & Shawmut (more..)
EMD SW9 (more..)
Unknown
Sprankle Mills, Pennsylvania, USA (more..)
February 13, 1982
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PS 1949 (more..)
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Doug Lilly (more..)
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After an overnight dusting of snow, the Pittsburg & Shawmuts turn from Brookville shakes the thin layer of powder off the deck of the 1430-foot Sprankle Mills trestle. Four SW9s and a long train indicate that business is good in this 1982 view. The fortunes of the coal industry along the line would soon begin to change, and this section of the P&S main would be ripped up and rail-banked. The trestle still stands, but it is highly unlikely that the rails will ever be replaced.
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