Earl Korns' steam shovel, Southampton Township, Somerset County, PA

Earl Korns' steam shovel, Southampton Township

This photo is reproduced from volume one of the 2005 book "A Look At Southampton Township Pennsylvania The Way It Used To Be!", with permission of the author. According to the book, this photo shows a steam shovel that Earl Korns used to strip coal behind the township shed. The area was called the steam shovel field. The man in the photo is Bob Jones. Earl was the father of Lester Korns and Lucretia (Korns) Sturtz. Earl was the son of John Wilson "Wilse" Korns.

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