THE GS TRAM SITE

PITTSBURGH

PENNSYLVANIA, UNITED STATES

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Aug. 1973

The Pittsburgh streetcar system after it was reduced to just a few south Pittsburgh routes.

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 1973

INSET: DOWNTOWN PITTSBURGH

Downtown Pittsburgh streetcar map – 1973



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

DI Duquesne Incline MI Monongahela Incline

DISCONTINUATION DATES OF STREETCAR/LRT TRACKS BETWEEN AUG. 1973 AND 25 MARCH 2012 (affected route numbers in parentheses).


ROUTES

STREETCAR ROUTES

Operator: Port Authority of Allegheny County

35 Library Liberty Av. - Wood St. [back: Grant St.] - Smithfield St. Bridge - Mt. Washington Tunnel - South Hills Jnctn. - Overbrook - Castle Shannon - Bethel Park - Library
35E Library Express Liberty Av. - Wood St. [back: Smithfield 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
42/38S Mt. Lebanon-Beechview short-turn 4th Av. - Grant St. [back: Smithfield St.] - Smithfield St. Bridge - Mt. Washington Tunnel - South Hills Jnctn. - Beechview - Dormont - Mt. Lebanon - Castle Shannon
49 Arlington-Warrington Liberty Av. - Wood St. [back: Grant St.] - Smithfield St. Bridge - E. Carson St. - Arlington Av. - Warrington Av. - South Hills Jnctn.

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

PRINT

WIKIS

WEB SITES


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


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