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Announcing Pittsburgh Railways, a pictorial journey through the history of the Pittsburgh Railways Company, by Ronald L. Beal.  This detailed book series covers the history of the Pittsburgh Railways Company and all public transportation in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania including its first horsecars, our short-lived cable cars, all of the fascinating inclines, the 219 separate railway companies that were merged into Pittsburgh Railways in 1902 and the everyday operation of streetcars city-wide up until the 1964 takeover by the Port Authority.  Please click the links above for more information on each volume.


Limited Edition
Volume One

Available Now!

Volume 1: Development of Public Transit in Pittsburgh

Hard Bound Library Edition $79.95
Soft Cover $65.00
(Add $6.00 for shipping and handling.)

Mail your check or money order to:

Ron Beal
P.O. Box # 112612
Pittsburgh, PA 15241

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