Hitty Jean Rides the Duquesne Incline

Do you know about Pittsburgh’s famous Inclines?
Well, to say Pittsburgh is *Hilly* is an understatement.  Used to be, that to get from Mount Washingto to the City,
folks had to do this:

Those are stairs.  Obviously, this was a problem…
The Inclines were built, and life got better!  Hitty Jean was so happy that she finally got to ride one!!

She was amazed at how steep the hill is, and how far down she was from the top!!
Of course these days, the Incline is a tourist attraction more than a modern convenience.
The views are amazing:

If you would like to read more about Pittsburgh, feel free to click on any of the links (bold, white letters) and learn something new!!

‘Til Next Time…

2 thoughts on “Hitty Jean Rides the Duquesne Incline

    • Isn’t that photo a hoot!!?! People really did climb all those stairs ever. single. day. to get to work, etc.
      I’d imagine they anticipated the Incline as we anticipate a get-together with Hitty Friends!!


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