Pittsburgh Railways Company | Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania | PCC Car #1559 | 1959 NRHS Convention | Glenwood Monongahela River Bridge | September 7, 1959
September 7, 1959
Pittsburgh Railways Company
Pittsburgh Railways Company | Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania | PCC Car # 1559 | Route 56 | Glenwood Bridge | 1959 NRHS Convention | September 7, 1959 | NRHS Collection | 35mm Kodachrome slide | The photo was taken from a chartered trolley car for the 1959 NRHS Convention, held in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The trolley is passing PCC #1559, Route 56. The 1894 Glenwood Bridge initially carried PRC cars, A wooden deck was added to handle automobiles crossing the Monongahela River. Deemed unsafe, the bridge was replaced in 1966 without trolley tracks, the service replaced with buses. The bridge connected Pittsburgh and Homestead.