"I must admit that the subgrade materials were not bad but there are not too many roads around that are still in good condition 109 years later. "
10/11/19 01:57:52 UTC
"I've noticed this too. I think 100 years ago the green had trouble thriving in this environment. Think of all those pitch black Pittsburgh at Noon photos from the 30s, if people can't see the light trees can't be getting all of what they need. "
10/08/19 14:26:59 UTC
"I believe the view of the old photo is actually one block further to the south where Forbes and Schenley intersect as opposed to the Northumberland intersection. :-)"
10/06/19 00:12:16 UTC
"I admire these old concrete arch bridges of the early 1900's. I worked on the seismic retrofit of the Colorado Street Bridge in Pasadena, CA which had similar architecture. The difference in the view corridor mattered back then I guess. "