Pittsburgh in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Westinghouse Railroad Air Brake
Erected 2011 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Location. 40° 27.201′ N, 79° 58.755′ W. Marker is in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in Allegheny County. Marker is at the intersection of Liberty Avenue and 25th Street, on the right when traveling west on Liberty Avenue. Touch for map. Located at the Pittsburgh Opera Company in the Strip District. 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. Seige at the 26th Street Roundhouse (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Menace of the Iron Horse (approx. 0.2 miles away); State Violence Incites Rioting (approx. ¼ mile away); Saint Stanislaus Kostka Roman Catholic Church (approx. ¼ mile away); The Desperate and the Decadent (approx. ¼ mile away); Railroad Strike of 1877 Joshua (Josh) Gibson (approx. 0.3 miles away); Twenty Murdered and a City Rises Up (approx. 0.4 miles away but has been reported missing). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pittsburgh.
Also see . . .
1. George Westinghouse at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on September 11, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
2. A Man for His People. The stature of George Westinghouse as an engineer is rivaled by his skill and integrity as a leader. by Ed Reis An article from Mechanical Engineering Magazine - October 2008 (Submitted on October 12, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 11, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 473 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on September 11, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. 4. submitted on February 14, 2015.