A single envelope of color photographs shows one of Pittsburgh’s happening jazz scenes in the early 1980s.
These nine photos show parts of Pittsburgh that now look much different.
Affix a coin to a manhole cover, see if anyone will stop to pick up the shiny object, photograph them failing to do so, repeat cycle.
Gruber spent nearly 40 years as the Pirates’ scorekeeper and many of those as sports editor for Pittsburgh newspapers.
The T was 75 years in the making, and while it still doesn’t go as far as many Pittsburghers would like, it did help improve the city’s 20th century Downtown traffic headaches.