What's New in the Brookline Connection?

Here are the most recent additions, provided by our friends and neighbors in Brookline.

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3/18/19 - added five newspaper clippings to the Brookline War Memorial page.
3/18/19 - added page on the
USS Jenks (DE-665) the first destroyer escort built in Pittsburgh.
3/16/19 - updated page on the
L. J. Weet Pickle and Olive Company.
3/9/19 - added images of the
Bureau of Highways and Sewers 6th Division Brookline Headquarters.

6th Division Headquarters - 1935
Bureau of Highways and Sewers 6th Division Brookline Headquarters behind the firehouse - November 1935.

3/8/19 - added article on a fire on Brookline Boulevard - January 5, 1948.
3/8/19 - added article on a
fire on Brookline Boulevard - January 22, 1945.
3/8/19 - added the story of
Paul M. Tobin to the Brookline War Memorial page.
3/8/19 - added the story of
Joseph F. Doyle Jr to the Brookline War Memorial page.
3/7/19 - added the story of
Bruce H. Bracey to the Brookline War Memorial page.
3/5/19 - added the story of
Robert F. Heil to the Brookline War Memorial page.
3/5/19 - added the story of
Joseph J. Gmuca to the Brookline War Memorial page.
3/5/19 - added image of
Breining Street in 1944 to Random Brookline Street Scenes (1).
3/4/19 - added
1968 West Liberty Elementary 7th Grade class photo.
3/2/19 - added
new images to the page on Vic Cianca.
2/28/19 - updated page on the
Armstrong Tunnel.
2/25/19 - updated page on the
Fort Pitt Tunnels.
2/19/19 - updated page on
Saw Mill Run Boulevard.
2/18/19 - updated page on the
Fort Pitt Bridge.
2/17/19 - updated page on the
Liberty Tunnels and Bridge.
2/17/19 - added images to
Random Pictures of West Liberty Avenue 1915-1962.
2/17/19 - added images to
Real Estate Advertisements 1902.
2/17/19 - added images to
Real Estate Advertisements 1904-1907.
2/17/19 - added images to
Real Estate Advertisements 1921-1926.
2/17/19 - added images to
Random Pictures of Saw Mill Run Boulevard 1929-1967.
2/14/19 - added
new image to the page on the 1939 trolley ramp construction.
2/10/19 - added the
Skybike Proposal to the History of Skybus page.
2/10/19 - added image of the
Liberty Tunnels in 1968.
2/10/19 - updated page on
Saw Mill Run Creek.
2/7/19 - added the story of
Walter F. Meisner to the Brookline War Memorial page.
2/3/19 - added page on
Dr. Lincoln Oldshue, Brookline landowner and cousin of Abraham Lincoln.
2/2/19 - updated history of the
Lost Subdivision of Brookdale.
2/1/19 - added image of
the home at 82 Daleview Street.
1/31/19 - added several images to the page on
Moore Park, including one of the pool in 1949.
1/28/19 - added image of a
1933 Pittsburgh Railways All-Day ride ticket.
1/27/19 - added photo of the
original Kaufmann's Clock in 1912.
1/27/19 - added photos of
the Point in September, 1949.
1/26/19 - added
new image to the page on West Mifflin's Brown's Dump.

Brookline Pharmacy Medicine Box

1/21/19 - added image of the Fort Pitt Bridge under construction in 1958.
1/21/19 - added several images the page on
Three Rivers Stadium (1968-2001).
1/21/19 - added
booster card for the 1930 Brookline Cardinals baseball team..
1/19/19 - added history of the
D. L. Clark Company, maker of Pittsburgh's iconic Clark Bar.
1/18/19 - added image of
2941 Sageman Avenue in 1954 to the Random Street Scenes page.
1/18/19 - added image of
Liberty Tunnels southern portals after the Blizzard of 1950.
1/18/19 - added
Eat'n Park advertisement from 1957 to the Eat'n Park page.
1/17/19 - updated the history of the
Allegheny County Fairs at the South Park Fairgrounds.
1/12/19 - added images of
Pittsburgh Railways Trolley Tokens.
1/7/19 - updated the
history of the Pittsburgh & Castle Shannon Railroad.
1/7/19 - added image of the Castle Shannon Incline in
1921 and 1940 to Pittsburgh Inclines.
1/6/19 - added photo of the
Dormont Eat'n Park restaurant in 1956 to the Eat'n Park page.
1/5/19 - added two new articles to the
history of the Pittsburgh Potty.
1/2/19 - added another image of a
39-Brookline trolley to the History of Trolleys in Brookline.
1/2/19 - added image of a
39-Brookline trolley to the History of Trolleys in Brookline.
1/1/19 - updated photo of
West Liberty Avenue in 1945 to the Random Images page.
1/1/19 - updated page on the
Smithfield Street Bridges (1818-present).
1/1/19 - updated page on the
Union Bridge (1874-1907) and the Manchester Bridge (1915-1970).
1/1/19 - updated page on the original
Point Bridges (1877-1970).
1/1/19 - updated the
History of Floods, Snowstorms and Tornadoes in Pittsburgh to reflect that 2018 has set the record for yearly precipitation with 57.83 inches.

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