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Pittsburgh & Lake Erie Railroad, Locomotive Repair Shops, River Road at Chartiers Avenue, McKees Rocks, Allegheny County, PA

Pittsburgh & Lake Erie Railroad, Locomotive Repair Shops, River Road at Chartiers Avenue, McKees Rocks, Allegheny County, PA

 
 
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Summary

Significance: This complex was built for the maintenance of the Pittsburgh & Lake Erie Railroad's steam and later diesel locomotives in 1903. The surviving structures reflect the industrial architectural heritage of the region. The Erection Shop is one of the finest surviving industrial buildings in Pittsburgh.
Survey number: HAER PA-641
Building/structure dates: 1885 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: 1903 Initial Construction

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Historic American Engineering Record, creator
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McKees Rocks (Pa.)40.46481, -80.06907
Google Map of 40.46481319999999, -80.0690743
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Library of Congress
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No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html