"Very hard working men in these photos. "
"I actually walked across this bridge when I was younger. In the 1980’s before they shut it down to build the new bridge. Bloomfield has changed due to the local hospitals. Once it was predominantly an Italian dwelling but not so much these days. Diverse for sure. Not that Italian people aren’t cool . It’s just not so small town community anymore."
"You know it’s old when you see the horses. "
"Construction of Highland Reservoir Number 2."
"Looking SW from Aspenwall, across the Allegheny. Highland Reservior on horizon. Brilliant Pumping Station chimneys visible on left."
"Construction of Allegheny Lock/Dam No.2 can be seen in background, under bridge."
"The retaining wall on Itin is built from stones from the old Western Pennsylvania Penitentiary, which was torn down in 1886. The retaining wall on Troy Hill Road is built from stones from the old Western Pennsylvania Penitentiary as well. The original Western Penitentiary was completed in 1825 and was built in the Allegheny Commons area. A plaque marking the site is in the eagle enclosure at the National Aviary. In 1882, a new prison was built along the Ohio River, where it remains."
"The Exposition buildings were near the point. I'm having trouble getting the map marker to just orient toward the Point
"Image is looking across the river, not at the North Shore"
"North Side Market Corner of East Diamond and South Diamond. Carnegie Hall is visible in the right side background, which is on Ohio Street."
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"Orientation is looking southeast. Rasner & Dinger Co. Architectural Sheet Metal Work is visible in the foreground righthand side. This photo is related to this one http://retrographer.or..."
"This has to be near the other Chas Bonini Pittsburg Ice Cream picture. It seems that this is oriented to look southeast."
"Photo has to be between 1904 and 1948. The bridge was dismantled in 1948."
"Location is Spring Hill, not Troy Hill"
"View of building on Damas Street looking east from an angle west of Rockledge Street. 1342 Damas Street is in the foreground, 1900 Rockledge is in the background. 1901 Rockledge was not yet built."
"The street is Childs. I hit the button too soon.
"I want to add that Childes street was named for Asa Childs while Swinburne was named for the English poet Algernon Swinburne of the mid 19th Century.
"In the 1930 photo my house is on the left with the chimney in the middle. The house was built in 1925(3276-3278 Parkview). I was there from 1966-2005 The house barley in the picture is 3274 Parkview caught fire on Dec 31,2003 and was torn down in the summer of 2005. In the lower photo the trees block the view on the left. "