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Pittsburgh Wall Street at 6am

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This particular one is located in front of the Bank Building on Fourth Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pa. Known decades ago as “Pittsburgh Wall Street,” because it was the home to many of the financial institutions that fuelled the industrial revolution. It was founded in Indiana, Pa. between 1851-1900.
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East Pittsburgh at 6am

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I found this cover in Deutschtown on the North Side of Pittsburgh. With only a metal outer ring it alowed me to try something different with the center. This one is from around year1892 and also has no “h”.
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Market Square at 6am

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This particular one was located in old Market Square down town Pittsburgh. It was founded between 1851 – 1900 but now gone because of progress. A little history lost.
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Pancakes at 6am

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This manhole is in front of Pamela’s Diner in Millvale, Pa. where First Lady Michelle Obama visited for pancakes. Forged around 1900 it is the only one that I have found that reads Millvale Boro.
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Love for Sale at 6am

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This manhole is from 1860 and is located on the Boulevard of the Allies in downtown Pittsburgh, PA. It lives in front of a historic building with a very colorful reputation and reads “The Grand Old Salon 1860” at the very top.
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Old Allegheny at 6am

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This particular one is located on North Avenue and Federal Street on the north side of Pittsburgh, Pa. This is the oldist manholes that I have found and what makes it unique is that it is dated. Founded in Chicago, IL. between 1845-1855.
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