Pittsburgh, Fort Wayne, and Chicago Railway Company Photographs



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The entire collection is scanned and online.

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The photographs in this collection, held by the Library & Archives at the Senator John Heinz History Center, document several construction projects initiated by the Pittsburgh, Fort Wayne, and Chicago Railway in Allegheny City, Pennsylvania (now Pittsburgh's North Side neighborhood) and the Manchester neighborhood. The photographs depict the construction of a bridge over Lacock Street in 1903, the construction of the Federal Street Station between 1905 and 1907, and subsequent additions and renovations made to the station between 1917 and 1924. Efforts to expand transportation facilities, such as those depicted in these images, helped the Pittsburgh region to grow into one of the country's main industrial centers.

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