Hump District Construction
View of the Hump District construction of sewer on Pentland Street. During the 1900s, the "hump" cut took place in the area of Downtown known as Grant's Hill. The project began with planning in 1909 and ended with the final cut in 1913.
April 27th, 1912
Pittsburgh City Photographer Collection
Pittsburgh City Photographer Collection, 1901-2002, AIS.1971.05, Archives Service Center, University of Pittsburgh
Streets--Pennsylvania--Pittsburgh--Maintenance and repair.; Commercial buildings--Pennsylvania--Pittsburgh.; Blue collar workers--Pennsylvania--Pittsburgh.; Underground utility lines--Pennsylvania--Pittsburgh--Design and construction.; Downtown (Pittsburgh, Pa.).
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