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Monongahela Incline, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, circa 1907-1908

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Alternate title:Monongahela Incline, Pittsburg, PA
Summary:The Monongahela Incline, a funicular built in 1870, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, circa 1907-1908. Message reads: "Just returned from trip up this incline, found store on top (x) run by a Mr. W. H. Wooley. He gave me this card. He is a comb. of Dutch-Scotch-Irish. Awfully smoky today. Big flakes drop down like black snow. Having quite a stay in Pittsburg. Write me next at Moorestown N. J. Gen. Delivery..." Postmark date: December 6, 1908; Postcard number: 9375; Message included.
Provider:Detroit Publishing Co.
Century:1901-2000
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:Michigan
Place of origin – Settlement:Detroit
Temporal subject: 1901-1910
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:Pennsylvania
Geographical subject – Settlement:Pittsburgh
Topical subjects:Inclined railroads
Cable railroads
Genre:Postcards
ArchivesUM location:National Trust Library Photograph Collection
Repository:National Trust for Historic Preservation Library Collection
Browse terms:Architecture, Landscape, Historic Places
Copyright holder:Public Domain
Collection:National Trust Library Historic Postcard Collection
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