Pittsburgh in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Railroad Strike of 1877
Erected 1997 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Labor Unions • Railroads & Streetcars. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list.
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. Located in a traffic island at Liberty Ave & 28th St in the Strip District of Pittsburgh. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pittsburgh PA 15222, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Seige at the 26th Street Roundhouse (approx. 0.2 miles away); Westinghouse Railroad Air Brake (approx. 0.3 miles away); Greenlee FieldCharles Martin Hall (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Menace of the Iron Horse (approx. 0.4 miles away); Daisy E. Lampkin (approx. half a mile away); Herr's Island (approx. half a mile away); Birthplace of the Aluminum Industry (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map 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.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 14, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,037 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 14, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. 3. submitted on November 29, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. 4. submitted on April 29, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.