When the flood of March 1907 deluged the city at the confluence of three rivers, Pittsburg was spelled without its h.
This portion of Spring Garden Avenue was known as O’Hara Street, and it was at the center of a densely packed portion of Allegheny City.
The tanks were never rebuilt. Today, the Rivers Casino occupies the site.
“Private citizen Harry S. Truman still likes to give ‘em hell…”
There was a lot of tension at the Committee for Industrial Organization.