Friday, December 30, 2011

Steps of the City-County Building

Steps of the City County Building downtown.  Dated 4/14/54.

Tuesday, December 6, 2011

#OldSteelers - Gary Anderson

Many solid years of service for the Steelers in the 80s/early.  22 years all told.

From the back of the card:
Placekicker Gary Anderson spends a lot of time speaking to students about the danger of drugs. 
Way to go Gary!  Keep those kids straight.

Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Heap 'O Metal on the Allegheny

From the back of the photo:
Looking South of N.S. (North Side?) of Allegheny River Wharf about 475 ft. from the 6th street bridge.
Dated July 14, 1953

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

#OldBuccos - Chuck Tanner as a Brave

This card is from Chuck's final full season as Manager of the Atlanta Braves in 1987.  I'm no Braves fan, but if I were I'd want that jacket.

Chuck's managerial stats. [via BaseballReference]

Saturday, September 17, 2011

Squirrel Hill 01-16-1951

Bartlett and Murray Ave.  If I'm not mistaken, there is a liquor store on this corner these days.

Side note:  I would kill for one of the old Coca-Cola signs you can see in the background

Tuesday, August 9, 2011

1952 Street scene at Sixth Street and Penn Avenue Downtown

Downtown street scene from 1952 at the corner of 6th Street and Penn Avenue.  It's occupied in the present day by the Wood Street Gallery/T-Stop & Bus stop, and the entrance to the former Ariba/Freemarkets, current K&L Gates building.

Thursday, July 14, 2011

Three Rivers Implosion

In honor of what the Pirates have been able to do this far, continuing with the idea of putting the past in the past.

Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Sun Drug Co Warehouse - 06/28/1946

I have no idea where exactly this is, but my gut tells me it may be the Terminal Building that sits on the Allegheny between Station Square and the SouthSide proper.

Saturday, April 16, 2011

Olver Avenue 05-20-1948

This shot is of Oliver Avenue between Smithfield and Wood taken 05-20-1948.  The block is mostly covered by the backside of the First Presbyterian Church that houses the top notch eatery Franktuary in its basement.

Monday, April 11, 2011

Bob Walk 1992

Ohh Man, look at that epic mustache/struggle. 

Monday, April 4, 2011

PGH Skyline 198?

Not sure exactly when this pic was taken, but with PPG being there and 5th Ave place not, i'd peg this sometime in the late 80s