20th Century Planes, Trains & Streetcars

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1956 Castle Shannon Incline South Side.jpg
Pittsburgh PA:  View of the Castle Shannon Incline from Carson Street.  It was originally built in 1890 as part of the Pittsburgh and Castle Shannon Railroad as a means of transporting people over Mt. Washington.  Its large cars were able to carry both passengers and automobiles. Originally steam-powered, it was converted to electrical operation in 1918 by the Otis Elevator Company. The incline was closed on the 21st of June 1964.[