Salvage & Storage Company

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View of Salvage & Storage Co. with many broken windows caused by the 33rd Street Sewer Explosion. A sign out front reads "Good news for you Mrs. Housewife: Our Resident Wagons will Collect your Old Newspapers, Magazines, Rags, Rubber, Etc. - and give you in exchange valuable household necessities." A sign on the other end of the building has a similar message addressed to "Mr. Businessman."
November 26th, 1913
Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh City Photographer Collection
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Pittsburgh City Photographer Collection, 1901-2002, AIS.1971.05, Archives Service Center, University of Pittsburgh Original URL
Public Domain - Anybody may use this photo for any purpose
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  • Jonathan over 12 years ago

    Here is a map showing the Salvage & Storage Company site:

  • Matt over 12 years ago

    Seemed a pretty ostentatious address for a rag and bone operation... Wondering about it's previous use, I found it listed as the Power House for the Citizen's Traction Company 13 years earlier...

    So are the current power substation on the site and the current scrap yard across the street legacies of these businesses?

  • Jonathan over 12 years ago

    I would guess so!

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