. Report on the Pittsburgh transportation problem, submitted to Honorable William A. Magee, mayor of the city of Pittsburgh . Cemetery and finally toSharpsburg. The route was also extended from Thirty-fourthStreet out Penn Avenue to East Liberty. The Pittsburgh & East Liberty Passenger Railway Company,incorporated in 1859, extended as a horse line out Fifth Avenueto Oakland. This company was reorganized twice—first as theOakland Railway Company and then as the Pittsburgh, Oakland& East Liberty Passenger Railway Company. Its route wasfinally extended out Fifth and Penn Avenues to Wilkinsburg,an

. Report on the Pittsburgh transportation problem, submitted to Honorable William A. Magee, mayor of the city of Pittsburgh . Cemetery and finally toSharpsburg. The route was also extended from Thirty-fourthStreet out Penn Avenue to East Liberty. The Pittsburgh & East Liberty Passenger Railway Company,incorporated in 1859, extended as a horse line out Fifth Avenueto Oakland. This company was reorganized twice—first as theOakland Railway Company and then as the Pittsburgh, Oakland& East Liberty Passenger Railway Company. Its route wasfinally extended out Fifth and Penn Avenues to Wilkinsburg,an Stock Photo
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. Report on the Pittsburgh transportation problem, submitted to Honorable William A. Magee, mayor of the city of Pittsburgh . Cemetery and finally toSharpsburg. The route was also extended from Thirty-fourthStreet out Penn Avenue to East Liberty. The Pittsburgh & East Liberty Passenger Railway Company, incorporated in 1859, extended as a horse line out Fifth Avenueto Oakland. This company was reorganized twice—first as theOakland Railway Company and then as the Pittsburgh, Oakland& East Liberty Passenger Railway Company. Its route wasfinally extended out Fifth and Penn Avenues to Wilkinsburg, and from Fifth Avenue to East Liberty via Shady and High-land Avenues. The Pittsburgh & Birmingham Passenger Railroad Company, also incorporated in 1859, extended from the corner of FifthAvenue and Smithfield Street, along Smithfield, across the Smith-field Street Bridge to Carson Street, and thence along Carsonto about South Twenty-fourth Street. This line was subsequentlyextended eastward to the Union Depot in Pittsburgh and tothe present city line on the South Side. 38 THE PITTSBURGH TRANSPORTATION PROBLEM. SURFACE TRACTION DEVELOPMENT 39 The Pittsburgh, Allegheny & Manchester Passenger RailwayCompany, was also one of the original horse car lines incorporatedin 1859, and extended from the corner of Penn Avenue and SixthStreet in Pittsburgh, along Sixth across the Sixth Street Bridge, thence along Federal Street, Allegheny, and thence to the Boroughof Manchester. Various extensions were subsequently builtto this route. The Federal Street & Pleasant Valley Passenger Railway Com-pany was incorporated in 1868 and built a line extending from thecorner of Fifth Avenue and Smithfield Street, on Smithfield Streetto Seventh Avenue, thence across Liberty Street to Ninth Streetacross Ninth Street Bridge, thence along Anderson Street, Alle-gheny, to Church Avenue, to Union Avenue, to Gay Alley, to the eastside of the Diamond, Federal Street, to North Avenue and thence tothe Hilldale Cemet

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