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Pittsburgh – Image Gallery

Via: Facie Populi

Corner of Liberty and Fifth Avenues, Pittsburgh, ca. 1940

“Street-level view of the corner of Liberty and Fifth Avenues taken at approximately 10:35 AM, focusing on pedestrians wearing hats. A Coca Cola sign is clearly visible in the background, as well as the Standard Typewriters Co. sign. The smoke in this image is particularly heavy.” (well yeah, you think?)

From University of Pittsburgh / Smoke Control Lantern Slide Collection, ca. 1940s-1950s


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