Brookline Connection Feature Articles

West Liberty Avenue - June 1916
The Brookline Junction in June 1916, looking south towards the city line and Dormont Borough.

Over the course of time we have added some comprehensive features to our Brookline Connection webpage. These are either copied and edited from another source or exclusive to this page. There are many fantastic, informative historical stories within the pages of the Brookline Connection, and here are a few of our special features:

♦ Native Americans Who Inhabited the Eastern Ohio Country

♦ History of Fort Duquesne (1754-1758)

♦ History of Fort Pitt (1761-1797)

♦ Siege of Pittsborough - 1763

♦ Survey Maps of Original South Hills Land Claims - 1787

♦ The History of Brookline (1753-present)

♦ The Mayors of Pittsburgh (1816-present)

♦ History of Coal Hill (Mount Washington)

♦ The Monongahela/Smithfield Street Bridge (1818-present)

♦ History of the Allegheny County Fair (1849-2001)

♦ History of Brookline's Oak Mine (1870-1941)

♦ Pittsburgh & Castle Shannon Railroad (1872-1912)

♦ History of Inclines in Pittsburgh

♦ History of Floods, Snow and Tornados in Pittsburgh

♦ History of Pittsburgh Professional Sports Franchises

♦ History of the Mount Washington Transit Tunnel (1904-present)

♦ Wabash Pittsburgh Terminal Railway (1904-1916)

♦ History of the Streetcar Service in Brookline (1905-1966)

♦ Beechwood, Beechview ... or Orvilla?

♦ History of the Brookline Firehouse (1908-present)

♦ The Church of the Resurrection (1909-present)

♦ History of Brown's Dump Slag Mountain (1913-present)

♦ Billy Sunday Pittsburgh Revival - Dec 28, 1913/February 23, 1914

♦ West Liberty Avenue Reconstruction - 1915

♦ History of Pittsburgh and Western PA Troops in the War - 1919

♦ Motor Transport Corps Transcontinental Convoy in Pittsburgh -1919

♦ The Brookline Veteran's Memorial (1919-present)

♦ History of the Liberty Tunnels/Bridge (1924-present)

♦ History of Saw Mill Run Boulevard (1929-present)

♦ Saga of the WWI Veterans Bonus Army - 1932/36

♦ Pittsburgh College Football City Title Series (1932-1939)

♦ History of Joseph F. Moore Playground (1933-present)

♦ History of Brookline Memorial Community Center Park (1947-present)

♦ Construction of Point State Park (1950-1974)

♦ Whatever Happened To Skybus?

♦ The Lost Subdivision of Brookdale (1925-1985)

♦ Building the Brookline DEK Rink - 2013

♦ Brookline Boulevard Reconstruction (2013-2014) - Part I

♦ Brookline Boulevard Reconstruction (2013-2014) - Part II

♦ Lost Brookline

♦ 301 Vintage Brookline Photos In Living Color

Liberty Bridge - 1937
The Liberty Bridge on April 30, 1937.

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