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Duquesne Heights in Pittsburgh in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Duquesne Incline

— Historic Landmark —

 
 
Duquesne Incline Marker image. Click for full size.
June 28, 2008
1. Duquesne Incline Marker
Inscription.  
Historic Landmark

The Duquesne Incline - 1877
Built by Samuel Diescher, Engineer
for Kirk Bigham & Associates

Pittsburgh History &
Landmarks Foundation

 
Erected by Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Railroads & Streetcars. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh History and Landmarks Foundation series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1877.
 
Location. 40° 26.297′ N, 80° 1.134′ W. Marker is in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in Allegheny County. It is in Duquesne Heights. Marker is on Grandview Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Parking for the Duquesne Incline is located across the street from the Lower Station at 1197 West Carson Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1220 Grandview Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15211, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Pittsburgh Glass Works (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); A Place of International Consequence
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(approx. 0.4 miles away); Allegheny Foamflower (approx. 0.4 miles away); National Recognition Day (approx. 0.4 miles away); False Solomon's Seal (approx. 0.4 miles away); White Snakeroot (approx. half a mile away); American Witch Hazel (approx. half a mile away); Fort Duquesne (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pittsburgh.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. It is of another funicular in Los Angeles.
 
Also see . . .  The Duquesne Incline. Official Website (Submitted on July 5, 2008.) 
 
Duquesne Incline Marker image. Click for full size.
June 28, 2008
2. Duquesne Incline Marker
Marker and NRHP Plaque are on left side of the building.
Duquesne Incline and the Lower Station image. Click for full size.
June 28, 2008
3. Duquesne Incline and the Lower Station
NRHP Plaque image. Click for full size.
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4. NRHP Plaque
The Duquesne Incline has been placed on the
National Register of Historic Places
by the United States Department of Interior
1877
Pittsburgh from the Upper Station Observation Deck image. Click for full size.
June 28, 2008
5. Pittsburgh from the Upper Station Observation Deck
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 2, 2023. It was originally submitted on July 5, 2008. This page has been viewed 1,718 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 5, 2008. • Christopher Busta-Peck was the editor who published this page.

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