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8/4/20 - added the Pittsburgh & Castle Shannon Railroad 1882 yearly financial report..
8/3/20 - added information on the
opening of the Charleroi Short Line Electric Railway in 1903.

South Hills Junction - 1904
South Hills Junction in 1904 as seen from the P&CSRR tracks just below Warrington Avenue.

7/28/20 - added image of a vintage Pittsburgh Hokey Man in 1916.
7/21/20 - added photo of the
Haas Estate, circa 1923, at West Liberty and Curran Hill Avenues.
7/9/20 - added photo of the
Monongahela riverfront in downtown Pittsburgh (circa 1890).
7/1/20 - added photo of a
St. Justin football game at Moore Park in November 1942.
6/27/20 - added sports journalist
Bill Currie to the Brookline Personalities page.
6/25/20 - added
1970 Brookline Elementary Kindergarten class photo.
6/18/20 - added photo of the
"Pittsburgh Recollections" mural in the Gateway Center "T" Station.
6/15/20 - added photo of the
1974-1975 Resurrection Raider Cheerleaders.
6/14/20 - updated the
History of Resurrection Parish.
6/14/20 - updated page on
Post-Gazette sportswriter Dan McGibbeny.
6/12/20 - added photo of the
flag raising and dedication of Brookline Park on June 29, 1947.
6/10/20 - added
Pittsburgh Railways Route Map from 1954.
6/9/20 - added photo of the
Pirates 1979 World Series victory celebration at Market Square.
6/6/20 - added page to highlight several of the
Brookline Connection Special Features.
6/1/20 - added page on the
Brilliant Cutoff Viaduct and Silver Lake, along Washington Boulevard.
5/31/20 - added page on the
LST-325 visit to Pittsburgh in September 2015.
5/30/20 - added photo of a
double rainbow over Pittsburgh on May 29, 2020.
5/29/20 - added photo of the
merry-go-round at Moore Park in 1978.
5/28/20 - added photo from the
1960 Independence Day Festival at Moore Park.
5/28/20 - added photo of
long-time Recreation Center Director Chuck Senft.
5/22/20 - added a special presentation on the
Pittsburgh City Title Series (1932-1939), held between the University of Pittsburgh, University of Duquesne and Carnegie Technical Institute football teams.
5/21/20 - added image of a
trolley passenger counter.
5/12/20 - added
1968 West Liberty Elementary Kindergarten class photo.
5/11/20 - added
map showing the boundaries of the Fisher Farm (1846-1905).
5/6/20 - added photo of
Captain James Hughes vintage Engine House #57 helmet.
5/6/20 - added
1982-83 Resurrection Varsity Basketball team photo.
5/1/20 - added special feature:
301 Vintage Brookline/Pittsburgh Photos In Living Color.

Ressurection 1st Grade class - 1934
The eighth grade class at Resurrection School in 1934.

4/30/20 - added 1934 Resurrection Elementary 8th Grade class photo.
4/29/20 - added names to photo of a
1975 Resurrection Elementary 5th Grade class photo.
4/27/20 - added photo of the
1978 St. Pius X Varsity football team.
4/14/20 - added page on
Schafer's Dairy (1885-1930) located at Timberland Avenue and Saw Mill Run.
4/12/20 - added photo of
Brookline Boulevard in August 1933.
4/11/20 - added page on the
Wenzel Farm (1850-1939) along Wenzell Avenue in Beechview.
4/11/20 - added
1976 Our Lady of Loreto 8th Grade class photo.
4/6/20 - added
1977 Resurrection Elementary 5th Grade class photo.
4/6/20 - added
1975 Resurrection Elementary 3rd Grade class photo.
4/6/20 - added
1979 Resurrection Elementary 7th Grade class photo.
4/4/20 - added
Elizabeth Seton High School Class Photos (1945-1966).
4/4/20 - added
Elizabeth Seton High School 1966 Clipper Yearbook.
4/3/20 - added
Elizabeth Seton High School 1967 Clipper Yearbook.
4/2/20 - added
Elizabeth Seton High School 1963 Clipper Yearbook.
4/1/20 - added
Elizabeth Seton High School 1964 Clipper Yearbook.
3/31/20 - added
Elizabeth Seton High School 1962 Clipper Yearbook.
3/30/20 - added
Elizabeth Seton High School 1965 Clipper Yearbook.
3/29/20 - added two photos of
Brentwood Motor Coach buses on the Brookline route in 1963.
3/21/20 - added photo of
Sunday School students performing a wedding at St. Mark Church in 1947.
3/20/20 - added
Elizabeth Seton High School 1978 Clipper Yearbook.
3/20/20 - added photo of
39-Brookline streetcar at the Brookline Loop.
3/15/20 - added page on the
Billy Sunday Pittsburgh Revival, an evangelical campaign begun in 1913.
3/10/20 - added
March 2020 to archive of Brookline Now, a community publication (2008-present).
3/9/20 - added photo of
the first floor of Hornes during the St. Patricks Day Flood in 1936.
3/7/20 - added an article on a
February 1941 armed round-up of stray dogs along Brookline Boulevard.
2/29/20 - added a story on the
family of Josef and Amalia Kapsch, early Brookline's homeowners.
2/28/20 - updated the short history of
Beechview, Beechwood and Orvilla.
2/20/20 - added the story of
Daniel R. McKeever to the Brookline War Memorial page.
2/20/20 - added image of
Garofalo's Star Shoe Service and Sal's Barber Shop in 1965.

Freehold Real Estate Advertisement - October 17, 1905
This drawing appeared in a Freehold Real Estate Advertisement on October 17, 1905 depicting
workers installing the second track along West Liberty Avenue to Brookline.

2/15/20 - added 1978 Resurrection Elementary Kindergarten class photo.
2/10/20 - added several photos from 1934 to the page on
Library Road (Route 88).
2/9/20 - added image of
La Pizzeria Roma in 1984.
2/9/20 - added several images to the page on the
Blizzard of February 2010.
2/9/20 - added image of a
Altmar Street in 1952.
2/5/20 - added image of a
West Liberty School button from the West View Park picnic in 1910.
2/4/20 - added
1967 Carmalt Elementary 1st Grade class photo.
2/2/20 - added
1965 Carmalt Elementary 1st Grade class photo.
2/2/20 - updated page on
Carmalt Elementary school in 1937.
2/1/20 - added a photo of the
North Portals of the Liberty Tunnels in 1938.
2/1/20 - added a photo of
kids at play on Bellaire Place in July 1953.
1/26/20 - added
map of the Brookline area in 1862.
1/23/20 - added
Elizabeth Seton High School 1976 Clipper Yearbook.
1/23/20 - added the story of
Jayson P. Ferns to the Brookline War Memorial page.
1/21/20 - added page for the
Blockinger's Boys and Mens Wear store in 1933.
1/21/20 - added page for the
Tic Toc Restaurant, located in Kaufmann's from 1955 to 2015.
1/21/20 - added June 30, 1977 journal clipping about the
Brookline Plumber and installed solar panels.
1/20/20 - added March 27, 1904, Pittsburgh Press full-page articles on the
Pennsylvania Railroad, the B&O Railroad, the Pittsburgh & Lake Erie Railroad and the Wabash Terminal Railway.
1/18/20 - added 1933 images of the
Brookline Theatre and the Boulevard Theatre.
1/17/20 - added newspaper clipping showing a
detailed version of the "1939 Moses Plan," the blueprint for Pittsburgh's Renaissance I urban renewal effort in the 1950s.
1/16/20 - updated page on
Exposition Park, home of the Pirates from 1891-1909.
1/15/20 - added page on the
many markets along Brookline Boulevard in 1933.
1/12/20 - updated the story of
John R. O'Day on the Brookline War Memorial page.
1/10/20 - added
January 2020 to archive of Brookline Now, a community publication (2008-present).
1/8/20 - added page on the
Mount Washington Transit Tunnel (1902-present).
1/5/20 - added images of the
Keeling Coal Incline at the turn of the 20th century.

Joe Pepe - Fioris Pizza - 1979
A delightfully tasty era came to an end on December 31. 2019, when Giuseppe "Joe" Pepe retired
following forty years of making pizzas at Fiori's Pizzaria. Joe is shown here in 1979, shortly
after the now famous eatery debuted along Capital Avenue. Thanks for the memories!

... 2019 ...

12/31/19 - added page on the West Liberty Lumber Company (1911-1960).
12/30/19 - added page on the
Motor Transport Corps Transcontinental Convoy in Pittsburgh July 1919.
12/23/19 - updated page on the
Hendel, or "Skinny" Building, at Forbes and Wood Street downtown.
12/22/19 - added page for
Roslyn Place in Shadyside, Pittsburgh's only wooden street.
12/21/19 - added page on the
Shantytown along Liberty Avenue, at 17th Street, 1930-1934.
12/19/19 - added image of the
Knoxville Incline in 1896.
12/15/19 - added page on the
Zentgraf family of Champion Swimmers (1945-1957).
12/15/19 - added page on the
Moore Pool Swim Team and the Pittsburgh '100' Events (1949-1970).
12/6/19 - added images of Pittsburgh's Point in
1750 and 1762.
12/5/19 - added image of the
Monongahela Incline in the late 1880s.
12/2/19 - updated page on the
history of the Wabash Railroad Bridge.
12/1/19 - updated page on the
history of Iron and Steel in Pittsburgh.
11/30/19 - added page for the
Ship Cafe (1942-1954), billed as Pittsburgh's only floating saloon.
11/27/19 - added image of
Woodruff Street at Saw Mill Run Boulevard in August 1934.
11/27/19 - added image of the
West End Bypass hillside cut during construction in 1950.
11/27/19 - added image of the
Forbes Avenue exit from the Liberty Bridge in 1951.
11/27/19 - added image of the
South Portals of the Armstrong Tunnels in 1927.
11/27/19 - added artists
Robert Daley and Dino Guarino to the Brookline Personalities page.
11/18/19 - added
1973 Brookline Elementary Kindergarten class photo.
11/17/19 - added
1970 Brookline Elementary 5th Grade class photo.
11/17/19 - added
1967 West Liberty Elementary 3rd Grade class photo.
11/17/19 - added
1968 West Liberty Elementary 4th Grade class photo.
11/15/19 - added
article detailing the annexation of West Liberty Borough on January 6, 1908.
11/15/19 - added
article detailing the sale of ten farms on March 12, 1905, the Birth of Brookline.
11/14/19 - added pioneer settlers
Joseph Hughey and family to page on Brookline Personalities.
11/11/19 - added photo of the
Belle Isle Avenue Steps in September 1934.
11/11/19 - added photo of
tool sheds behind the Brookline firehouse in 1934.
11/11/19 - added several photos to
Random Street Scenes 1 and Random Street Scenes 2.

Fred Doerzbacher's Garage - 08/14/34
This garage along Lariat Way, shown in 1934, was owned by Fred Doerzbacher, the original Brookline Plumber.
The business began in 1905 out of this garage behind Doerzbacher's Bay Ridge home.

11/10/19 - added several photos of the Liberty Bridge under construction to the bridge history page.
11/9/19 - added
November 2019 to archive of Brookline Now, a community publication (2008-present).
11/9/19 - added pioneer settler
David Hunter to page on Brookline Personalities.
11/4/19 - updated page on the
Great Brookline Public Spring.
10/28/19 - added
1969 Resurrection Elementary 8th Grade class photos.
10/21/19 - added photo of
1966 Our Lady of Loreto 2nd Grade Communion photo.
10/4/19 - added photos from the
1968 Pushball Championship Game at Moore Park.
10/2/19 - added
Brookline Knights 2019 Team Photos to the Team Photo Gallery.
9/27/19 - added photos from the
1968 Maury Wills Baseball Camp at Moore Park.
9/24/19 - added
1975 Resurrection Elementary 8th Grade class photo.
9/19/19 - added photos from the
1969 Punt, Pass and Kick Competition at Moore Park.
9/19/19 - added
1985 Resurrection Elementary 8th Grade class photo.
9/19/19 - added
1974 Resurrection Boys CYO Basketball team.
9/19/19 - added
1971 Resurrection Elementary 8th Grade class photo.
9/19/19 - added
1965 Resurrection 2nd Grade Communion photo.
9/19/19 - added
1963 Carmalt Elementary kindergarten class photo.
9/18/19 - added photo of the
Liberty Bridge on April 30, 1937.
9/15/19 - added
new image from 1939 to the history of the Liberty Tunnels/Bridge.
9/14/19 - added new photos to the page on the
Connie Hawkins Basketball Camp in the Summer of 1969.
9/12/19 - added two new photos from 1926 to
Random Photos of West Liberty Avenue.
9/11/19 - added several photos from 1933 to
Random Photos of Brookline Boulevard.
9/11/19 - added three photos to page on
Queensboro Avenue in 1933.
9/11/19 - added
September 2019 to archive of Brookline Now, a community publication (2008-present).
9/10/19 - added
Pittsburgh Press article on Beinhauer Funeral Home fire - September 4, 1952.
9/8/19 - updated page on
Brookline Boulevard in January 1933 with several new photos.
9/7/19 - updated the story of
Joseph P. Caldwell on the Brookline War Memorial page.
9/7/19 - updated the story of
Ernest M. Galko on the Brookline War Memorial page.
9/7/19 - updated the story of
Bruno P. Riccardi on the Brookline War Memorial page.
9/4/19 - updated the story of
Richard J. Welsh on the Brookline War Memorial page.
9/2/19 - added page for the
dedication of the Brookline Honor Roll memorial plaque on August 31.

Honor Roll Dedication - 8/31/19
The Brookline Honor Roll memorial plaque was dedicated at the Cannon on Saturday, August 31, 2019.

8/28/19 - added link to Jake Zucco's Electric National Anthem at the Moore Park Festival.
8/27/19 - added picture of
Matthews Bronze Division Headquarters - circa 1948.
8/26/19 - added page for the
Moore Park 80th Anniversary Celebration with over 180 photos.
8/24/19 - added
1972 West Liberty Elementary 3rd Grade class photo.
8/21/19 - added photo of old
Pittsburgh Railways right-of-way at Shawhan Avenue in July 1935.
8/21/19 - added several photos to
Random Street Scenes 1 and Random Street Scenes 2.
8/20/19 - added several photos to the page on
Sussex Avenue in 1933.
8/20/19 - added page showing
sewer construction along Sussex Avenue in 1921.
8/20/19 - updated the story of
Bernard J. Boyle on the Brookline War Memorial page.
8/16/19 - added photos of the
2019 Citiparks Field Day Champions the Brookline Recreation Center!
8/11/19 - added link to
photos from the 38th Brookline Breeze and photos of the winners.
8/10/19 - updated page for the
Brookline Breeze. Congratulations to 5K winners Ethan Hermann and Jessica Uhrin. Click here for Complete Race Results, courtesy of www.runhigh.com.
8/9/19 - updated the story of
Gerald B. Fagan on the Brookline War Memorial page.
8/9/19 - updated page for the 2019 Brookline Pony, Colt and Super Colt League teams, and the 12U Girls and 15U Girls Slo-Pitch teams, all winners of the coveted
Mayor's Cup Championship at PNC Park.
8/4/19 - updated the history of
Joseph F. Moore Park.
7/30/19 - added
1972 West Liberty Elementary 8th Grade class photo.
7/30/19 - added
1969 West Liberty Elementary 5th Grade class photo.
7/30/19 - added
1964 West Liberty Elementary Kindergarten class photo.
7/29/19 - added the
1979 Brookline Mobil Little League girls team photo to the Brookline Little League Team Photo Gallery.
7/23/19 - updated page on
Chuck Senft, former Director of the Brookline Recreation Center.
7/23/19 - updated page on the
Brookline Boxing Club, otherwise known as "Charlie's Angels."
7/22/19 - added the story of
Arthur B. Staniland to the Brookline War Memorial page.
7/21/19 - added the story of
John L. Steffy to the Brookline War Memorial page.
7/19/19 - added two images of Altmar Street to
Random Brookline Street Scenes 1.
7/15/19 - added Post-Gazette article on the baseball playing
Caterino Sisters from July 2, 1977.
7/14/19 - added a few
Freehold Real Estate Ads from 1921.
7/12/19 - added
July 2019 to archive of Brookline Now, a community publication (2008-present).
7/11/19 - updated page on the
Monongahela Bridge (1818-1845).

Paving Bellaire Place - 7/9/19
A road crew from Folino Construction paving the 1200-1300 block of Bellaire Place on July 9, 2019.

7/9/19 - added page showing the paving of the 1200-1300 block of Bellaire Place.
7/7/19 - added
Elizabeth Seton High School 1979 Clipper Yearbook.
7/3/19 - added several
Freehold Real Estate Ads from 1905 through 1916.
7/1/19 - added
Elizabeth Seton High School 1977 Clipper Yearbook.
6/21/19 - added
new image to the page on the Fort Pitt Bridge.
6/18/19 - updated page on the
Brookline Breeze 5K Run/Walk and One-Mile Mini-Breeze, adding the current Race Application and Family Discount Form. Participants can also register online.
6/16/19 - added photo of
Joseph Dooley's Meat Market, at 704 Brookline Boulevard, in 1907.
6/16/19 - added photo of the
Resurrection student body at the May Crowning (circa 1962).
6/16/19 - added photo of
U.S. Marines standing in review before the Battle of Belleau Wood.
6/16/19 - added link to new local facebook page,
Brookline Pride.
6/15/19 - added aerial photo of the
Southern Portals of the Liberty Tunnels and downtown Pittsburgh.
6/15/19 - added aerial photo of the
Southern Portals of the Fort Pitt Tunnels and downtown Pittsburgh.
6/6/19 - added Resurrection Elementary
1994 Varsity basketball team photo.
6/3/19 - added photo of
Boy Scout Troop #9006, the first all-girl BSA Troop in Brookline.
5/27/19 - added page for the
2019 Memorial Day Parade.
5/26/19 - updated
new image to the page on the 1954 Independence Day Parade.
5/25/19 - updated page on the
Buhl Planetarium.
5/20/19 - added fourth and final
1967 Carmalt Elementary kindergarten class photo.
5/14/19 - added photo of the
West View Park Midway to the page on Brookline Community Picnics.
5/14/19 - added
1962 Resurrection 2nd Grade Communion photo.
5/14/19 - added
1963 Resurrection 2nd Grade Communion photo.
5/8/19 - added photo of the
Penn Incline in 1889 to the page on Pittsburgh Old Inclines.
5/8/19 - added photo of
Altmar Street in 1952 to the page on random Brookline Street Scenes.
5/5/19 - added photo of the
1976 South Hills High School varsity baseball team.
5/4/19 - added photos of the
1963 May Crowning at Elizabeth Seton High School.
5/2/19 - added
1977 Our Lady of Loreto 8th grade class photo.
5/1/19 - added
2019 Seton-Lasalle High School baseball team photo.
5/1/19 - updated page on the
First National Bank of Pittsburgh.

1900 Whited Street - 1920s
The home at 1900 Whited Street (1766 Ballinger Street), pictured here in the 1920s.
Some say the 160-plus year old building is haunted.

4/29/19 - updated page on the home at 1900 Whited Street, formerly Larry's Roadhouse.
4/27/19 - added
1967 Carmalt Elementary kindergarten class photo.
4/25/19 - added
artist's conception of St. Pius X Church/School from February 12, 1955.
4/25/19 - added
1975 West Liberty Elementary 7th Grade class photo.
4/25/19 - added
1969 West Liberty Elementary 1st Grade class photo.
4/25/19 - added
1967 Brookline Elementary Kindergarten class photo.
4/24/19 - added
1972 Brookline Elementary 4th Grade class photo.
4/24/19 - added page on the
1982 St. Pius Women's Guild Cookbook, "What's Cookin' in Brookline."
4/22/19 - added page on a
Junior Crime Spree and Fire on Brookline Boulevard - April 27, 1949.
4/21/19 - added images to the page on the
building of the old Recreation Building in October 1963.
4/21/19 - added Pittsburgh Press article on the
Community Center skating rink - January 5, 1964.
4/20/19 - added several new photos to the
Lost Subdivision of Brookdale.
4/20/19 - updated page on
Roy Arensberg to include details of a home fire on January 1, 1925.
4/20/19 - added page on the
Girl Scout Troop#77 and Brookline's Female Sharpshooting team.
4/19/19 - added photo of the
Saw Mill Run Valley near the Oak Viaduct (circa 1909).
4/19/19 - added photo of
Fireman Bryce Rohm (circa 1945) on Brookline Boulevard.
4/13/19 - added photos of
Elizabeth Seton High School Class of 1979.
4/3/19 - updated the history of
Toner Institute (1899-1977).
4/2/19 - added image of the
B&O Railroad Terminal Building in 1920.
3/30/19 - added page on the
Saga of the Blue-Hooded Bandit from May/June 1942.
3/30/19 - added image of
Fritzie Zivic and Toner Institute Boxing from September 29, 1942.
3/27/19 - added page on a
Moore Park USO benefit in October 1942 that drew 10,000 spectators.
3/26/19 - added the story of
Roy J. Ruane to the Brookline War Memorial page.
3/25/19 - added three images
#1 / #2 / #3 to the History of Trolleys in Brookline.
3/21/19 - added photo of the
1964 Brookline Junior Royals football team.
3/21/19 - added
1979 West Liberty Elementary 8th Grade class photo.
3/21/19 - added two images
#1 / #2 to the History of Trolleys in Brookline.
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
John 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.

Brookline Pharmacy Medicine Box

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.
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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