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Lawrenceville: Allegheny Arsenal Main Entrance


CAPTION: Arsenal Main Entrance.
NOTES: Munitions for the War of 1812, the Mexican War
and the Civil War were turned out at the 
Arsenal in Lawrenceville.  In 1862 a magazine blew up, 
killing 70 persons. [Estimates of the number killed 
and injured vary.]
Another view of the Main Gate.
PHOTOGRAPHER: Frank E. Bingaman. 
HEADING: Pittsburgh. Arsenal.
From the Collections of the Pennsylvania Department,
The Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh:
Bingaman Collection.

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