Pittsburgh in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Railroad Strike of 1877
Erected 1997 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Location. 40° 27.369′ N, 79° 58.498′ W. Marker is in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in Allegheny County. Marker is at the intersection of Liberty Avenue and 28th Street, on the right when traveling east on Liberty Avenue. Click for map. Located in a traffic island at Liberty Ave & 28th St in the Strip District of Pittsburgh. Marker is in this post office area: Pittsburgh PA 15222, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Twenty Murdered and a City Rises Up (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line but has been reported missing); Seige at the 26th Street Roundhouse (approx. 0.2 miles away); Westinghouse Railroad Air Brake (approx. 0.3 miles away); Greenlee Field (approx. 0.4 miles away); Charles Martin Hall (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Menace of the Iron Horse Daisy E. Lampkin (approx. half a mile away); Birthplace of the Aluminum Industry (approx. half a mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Pittsburgh.
Also see . . . Railroad Strike of 1877 - Behind the Marker. ExplorePAhistory.com (Submitted on March 15, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
Categories. • Labor Unions • Railroads & Streetcars •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 886 times since then and 105 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. 3. submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. 4. submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.