125 Years Ago

New Engines Ordered


February 9, 2023

Herald of Feb. 10, 1898

Orders for five engines have been placed at the Juniata shops, Altoona. The new engines will be the heaviest on the Pennsylvania railroad system and will weigh something like 110 tons each. They are intended for heavy freight hauling.

The smoke house on the premises of Wm. Edward, West Martinsburg, was burned on Wednesday night. The meat of three hogs was destroyed.

The limestone business of the Williamsburg branch still continues to boom, the shipments some days reaching 200 cars.

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