1. KorbenDallas

    1845: The Great Fire of Pittsburgh

    The dawn of April 10, 1845, brought a warm, windy day. During a brief interlude in the winds just before noon, Ann Brooks, who worked on Ferry Street for Colonel William Diehl, left unattended a newly stoked fire lit to heat wash water. A spark from this fire ignited a nearby ice shed or barn...
  2. KorbenDallas

    1917 video of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

    Figured you guys would enjoy this colorized video of 1917 Pittsburgh. That's some amazing architecture and infrastructure. KD: By the way, what is the oldest known photograph of Pittsburgh, and what year was it allegedly made?
  3. KorbenDallas

    1902: Pittsburgh Exposition Hall

    Could not prevent myself from sharing the below photograph. Nice spires, super fast rebuilding speed after a devastating fire the previous year, and of course those 1902 horses as a reflection of the transportation tech they chose to share with us. Are we sure this is a 1902 photograph? After...