Thursday, December 06, 2012

Touring Pittsburgh

I had the opportunity to drive first into Penn Hills, then into downtown Pittsburgh via Wilkinsburg.

Wall Art done by local school students at Penn Avenue and Pitt Street along the Martin Luther King, Jr. East Busway

The art presents an historical view of the life in the Pittsburgh area.

Front door of Engine House #16, an abandoned fire station on Penn Avenue and North Lange Avenue.

Afro American Music Institute at 7131 Hamilton Street.

A view of downtown Pittsburgh looking across the Monongahela River from the Ft. Washington incline.

Looking towards Ft. Pitt Bridge and Heinz Field from the Ft. Washington incline.

Entrance to the top of the Duquesne incline on Grandview Avenue.

Point Park, Monongahela River on the left, Allegheny River on the right, at the point they form the Ohio River.

Incline operator at his controls.

One of the cars on the incline.

Carnegie Science Center

Tugboat Gabrile which belongs to Consol Energy Company and is used to move barges up and down the rivers.

Tugboat Sandy Drake

Advertisement sign for the Leaf and Bean Coffee and Cigar shop in the Strip District.

Front of the Leaf and Bean.

Out of Order

Sidewalk display at one of the clothing stores along Penn Ave in the Strip District.

Italian Market exit.

Wall art

A rose still blooms in Penn Hills, November 18, 2012.

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