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The Duquesne Incline, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: Chronology of Pittsburgh Inclines

The Duquesne Incline
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania:
Chronology of Pittsburgh Inclines

1. Kirk Lewis (Coal Incline/Hoist) - 1854 through unknown date

2. Monongahela(passenger) - May 28, 1870 through the present

3. Castle Shannon Coal - Circa 1870 through unknown date

4. Mount Oliver - 1872(1871?) through 1951

5. Duquesne - May 20, 1877 through the present

6. Fort Pitt - 1882 through circa 1900

7. Monongahela Freight - 1884(1883?) through 1935

8. Penn(17th Street) - 1884(1883?) through 1953

9. St. Clair(S. 22nd Street) - 1886 through 1935

10. Bellevue and Davis Island - 1887 through 1892

11. Nunnery Hill - 1887 through 1899

12. Troy Hill - 1887 through 1898

13. Ridgewood - 1889(1887/1888?) through 1900

14. Clifton - 1895(1888?) through 1905

15. Knoxville(S. 12th Street) - 1890 through 1960

16. Castle Shannon - 1890 through 1964

17. Castle Shannon South - 1892(1891?) through 1914

18. Norwood(Penny) - 1901 through 1923

19. Keeling Coal - Dates unknown



Technical information, regarding The Duquesne Incline,
from the book(German Language) "Schienenseilbahnen in aller Welt"
von Walter Hefti, Birkhauser verlag Basel, Switserland, 1975, ISBN 3-7643-0726-9

Technical information, regarding The Monongahela Incline(passenger incline),
from the book(German Language) "Schienenseilbahnen in aller Welt"
von Walter Hefti, Birkhauser verlag Basel Switserland, 1975, ISBN 3-7643-0726-9

Technical information, regarding The Monongahela Freight Incline,
from the book(German Language) "Schienenseilbahnen in aller Welt"
von Walter Hefti, Birkhauser verlag Basel Switserland, 1975, ISBN 3-7643-0726-9



From the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, June 1, 1997:
The incline builders: Forgotten engineers of Pittsburgh

From the Pittsburgh City Paper, April 29, 1998:
You Had to Ask: After Closing of the Troy Hill Incline

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