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Downtown: Sixth Street Bridge

Photo_of_Sixth_Street_Bridge.


CAPTION:  "Two decades before he designed his famed
Brooklyn Bridge, John A. Roebling built this Sixth Street Bridge in
1859. Known for years as his most graceful work, it was replace in
1892 by a Theodore Cooper span. The latter in 1927 was floated
downriver on the Ohio, where it still links [has since been dismantled] 
Coraopolis with Neville Island." (J & L Steel Corporation.)
NOTES: 
PHOTOGRAPHER:  
DATE: 
HEADING: Pittsburgh. Bridges. 
#: A37.
From the Collections of the Pennsylvania Department,
The Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh.

Images 9. Narrative. Outline. Neighborhoods. Main Menu.

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