Incident in 1924 shows we’re at the mercy of those who design and and operate the infrastructure that takes us under mountains and over rivers
Pittsburgh history is built upon moments both significant and small. From the 1903 Wabash Bridge collapse to the 1953 department store strike, find many Pittsburgh event pictures and tales here.
A spectacular blaze destroys Woodland Church in the midst of filming for the movie “Lorenzo’s Oil.”
With their student hosts, the Amigos got a taste of life for American teenagers. They ate hamburgers and milkshakes at McDonald’s in the East Hills Shopping Center. They attended classes at Peabody, joined the Pitt cheerleaders at a football game and danced at more than one event.
“He was in total shock,” witness says of the driver of overturned vehicle.
Disaster strikes after motorists step up to offer assistance.