THE GS TRAM SITE

PITTSBURGH

PENNSYLVANIA, UNITED STATES

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1 Jan. 1967

The Pittsburgh streetcar system just before widespread streetcar abandonment on 27 Jan. 1967.

VIDEOS

Pittsburgh streetcar video Pittsburgh eastside streetcar video Pittsburgh inclines video
Above: YouTubeCA video - Pittsburgh PCC Streetcars 1976 & 1982 Silent Movie - Length: 10:08 mins. Above: YouTubeCA video - Pittsburgh Streetcars in the 1960s - East Side (East End) Scenes - Length: 20:36 mins. Above: YouTubeCA video - Pittsburgh: You Wanted To Know About Pittsburgh's Inclines - Length: 3:18 mins.

PHOTOS

Pittsburgh Streetcar Pittsburgh Streetcar Pittsburgh incline (funicular)

MAPS

Pittsburgh Streetcar map 1967

INSET: CENTRAL PITTSBURGH

Central Pittsburgh streetcar map – 1967

INSET: PITTSBURGH EAST

Pittsburgh East streetcar map – 1967

INSET: DOWNTOWN PITTSBURGH

Downtown Pittsburgh streetcar map – 1967



I created the above maps by overlaying OpenStreetMap (OSM) maps with my own data. Copyright on the OSM maps is © OpenStreetMap contributors, licensed under a CC-BY-SA (Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 licence).

Please note that the OSM maps used as a template for these maps corresponds to the situation at the time the map was downloaded and may show features that did not exist at the time the GS Tram Site is supposed to show. In particular, it may show bridges and highways that were built later.

ABBREVIATIONS ON THE MAPS

BA Beltzhoover Av. KA Kelly Av.
BR Brownsville Rd. MWT Mt. Washington Tunnel
FA Frankstown Av. SHJ South Hills Jnctn.
GA Gearing Av. TS Tioga St.
HA Hamilton Av. WA Warrington Av.

ROUTES

STREETCAR ROUTES

Operator: Pittsburgh Railways Co.

35 Library Liberty Av. - Wood St. [back: Grant St.] - Smithfield St. Bridge - Mt. Washington Tunnel - South Hills Jnctn. - Overbrook - Castle Shannon - Bethel Park - Library
36 Drake Liberty Av. - Wood St. [back: Grant St.] - Smithfield St. Bridge - Mt. Washington Tunnel - South Hills Jnctn. - Overbrook - Castle Shannon - Drake
37 Shannon Liberty Av. - Wood St. [back: Grant St.] - Smithfield St. Bridge - Mt. Washington Tunnel - South Hills Jnctn. - Overbrook - Castle Shannon
42/38 Mt. Lebanon-Beechview 7th Av. - Grant St. [back: Smithfield St.] - Smithfield St. Bridge - Mt. Washington Tunnel - South Hills Jnctn. - Beechview - Dormont - Mt. Lebanon - Castle Shannon
43 Neeld Av. 7th Av. - Grant St. [back: Smithfield St.] - Smithfield St. Bridge - Mt. Washington Tunnel - South Hills Jnctn. - Beechview (Neeld Av.) [short turn of 42/38, rush hours only]
44 Knoxville 12th St. - [Penn Av. - 11th St] [back: Liberty Av.] - Liberty Av. - Wood St. [back: Smithfield St.] - Smithfield St. Bridge - Mt. Washington Tunnel - Warrington Av. - Beltzhoover Av. - Charles St. - Knoxville (Amanda St.)
47 Carrick via Tunnel Liberty Av. - Wood St. [back: Grant St.] - Smithfield St. Bridge - Mt. Washington Tunnel - South Hills Jnctn. - Warrington Av. - Arlington Av. [back: Amanda St. - Warrington Av.] - Arlington Av. - Brownsville Rd. - Carrick - Brentwood [rush-hours only]
48 Arlington 7th Av. - Grant St. [back: Smithfield St.] - Smithfield St. Bridge - Mt. Washington Tunnel - South Hills Jnctn. - Warrington Av. - Arlington Av. [back: Amanda St. - Warrington Av.] - Arlington Av. - Eleanor St.
49 Beltzhoover Liberty Av. - Wood St. [back: Grant St.] - Smithfield St. Bridge - E. Carson St. - Arlington Av. - Warrington Av. - Beltzhoover Av. - Climax St. - Gearing Av. (to Chalfont St.)
53 Carrick Stanwix St. - 4th Av. [back: 3rd Av.] - Ross St. - 2nd Av. - S 10th St. Bridge - E. Carson St. - S 18th St. - Brownsville Rd. - Carrick - Brentwood
64 Wilkinsburg-E. Pittsburgh Stanwix St. - 4th Av. [back: Forbes Av.] - Forbes Av. - Wilkinsburg - Edgewood - East Pittsburgh
67 Swissvale-Rankin-Braddock Stanwix St. - 4th Av. [back: Forbes Av.] - Forbes Av. - Rankin - Braddock
71 Negley-Highland Park Liberty Av. - 6th Av. [back: 5th Av.] - 5th Av. - Craig St. - Centre Av. - Negley Av. - Highland Park
73 Highland Liberty Av. - 6th Av. [back: 5th Av.] - 5th Av. - Highland Av. - Highland Park
75 East Liberty-Wilkinsburg Liberty Av. - 6th Av. [back: 5th Av.] - 5th Av. - Ellsworth Av. - Penn Av. - Wilkinsburg (Kelly Av.)
76 Hamilton-Jane St. Liberty Av. - 6th Av. [back: 5th Av.] - 5th Av. - Hamilton Av. - Tioga St. - Wilkinsburg (Jane St.)
82 Lincoln Liberty Av. - 6th Av. [back: 5th Av.] - Wylie Av. - Fullerton St. - Centre Av. - Negley Av. - Penn Av. - Broad St. - Lincoln Av. - City Line
87 Ardmore 6th St. - Liberty Av. [back: Penn Av.] - Liberty Av. - Centre Av. - Broad St. - Frankstown Av. - Wilkinsburg
88 Frankstown 6th St. - Liberty Av. [back: Penn Av.] - Penn Av. - Broad St. - Frankstown Av. - Tioga St.

INCLINES (FUNICULARS)

Operator: By private non-profit organization (Duquesne Incline) and by the Port Authority of Allegheny County (Monongahela Incline)

   Duquesne Incline W Carson St. - Grandview Av. (and Oneida St.)
   Monongahela Incline W Carson St. - Grandview Av. (and Wyoming St.)

CHARACTERISTICS OF THE SYSTEM

NETWORK LENGTH



HISTORY

GAUGE


SOURCES

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WIKIS

WEB SITES


Special thanks to Russell Powers from Denver CO for information on the history of the Pittsburgh system.


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