Pittsburgh & Lake Erie Railroad Station

Three Rivers Heritage Trail


Taken from downtown Pittsburgh, this photograph of the Pittsburgh & Lake Erie Railroad Depot also captures the Smithfield Street Bridge (foreground left) and Monongahela Incline (background right).

Constructed in 1898 as the passenger depot for the Pittsburgh & Lake Erie Railroad, today this historical Classical Revival building anchors the Station Square commercial district.


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