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Wabash Pittsburgh Terminal Railway

Howard V. Worley

Wabash Pittsburgh Terminal Railway

by Howard V. Worley

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Published by Howdy Productions .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Railroads - General,
  • Transportation

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages177
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11737705M
    ISBN 100965862011
    ISBN 109780965862011
    OCLC/WorldCa55208353

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    The reorganization plan for the Wabash-Pittsburgh Terminal Railway was declared operative yesterday by the reorganization managers. This decision appears to bring the solution of the little. English: The Wabash Bridge was a steel cantilever through truss railroad bridge across the Monongahela River in downtown Pittsburgh that carried Wabash-Pittsburg Terminal Railroad. Was built in and demolished in


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Wabash Pittsburgh Terminal Railway by Howard V. Worley Download PDF EPUB FB2

Books he has written include Pittsburgh & West Virginia Railway, Pittsburgh s Vintage Firemen, and Wabash Pittsburgh Terminal Railway. His writing credits also include college curriculum and radio programming.

He is a contributor to Pittsburgh public television station WQED s "Pittsburgh History Series" and has appeared on the Pennsylvania 5/5(3). The Wabash Pittsburgh Terminal Railway was the final piece in the grand dream of railroad baron Jay Gould and his son George.

The Gould's envisioned a single corporation with an intercontinental railroad system to move freight from coast to coast. For several years, they had acquired numerous independant lines, gradually expanding their reach.

The Wabash Bridge was a railroad bridge across the Monongahela River at was constructed between and by railroad magnate George J. Gould for his Wabash Pittsburgh Terminal Railway.

The Wabash Bridge carried rail traffic from the elaborate Wabash Terminal in downtown Pittsburgh to the Wabash Tunnel in Mt. rail cars were from the Wabash-Pittsburg Terminal Crosses: Monongahela River. Books he has written include Pittsburgh & West Virginia Railway, Pittsburgh s Vintage Firemen, and Wabash Pittsburgh Terminal Railway.

His writing credits also include college curriculum and radio programming. He is a contributor to Pittsburgh public television station WQED s "Pittsburgh History Series" and has appeared on the Pennsylvania 5/5(4).

The Wabash Tunnel is a former railway tunnel and presently an automobile tunnel through Mt. Washington in the city of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United ucted early in the 20th century by railroad magnate George J. Gould for the Wabash Railroad, it was closed to trains and cars between and The tunnel is arguably the most unreliable tunnel in the city of Pittsburgh, as it.

This included the Wabash-Pittsburgh Terminal, Wabash Pittsburgh Terminal Railway book entered receivership on As Mr. Welty points out the railroad emerged on Janu as the Pittsburgh & West Virginia Railway, an independent company which would remain so for another 47 years.

After finishing the W&LE as far as Wheeling, West Virginia, and then extending it eastward into Pittsburgh as the Wabash-Pittsburgh Terminal Railway (completed in ), all that remained was a mile segment from Pittsburgh to Connellsville (later built by the Pittsburgh & West Virginia).

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Inthe Wabash Pittsburgh Terminal Railway was formed and acquired control of the Wheeling and Lake Erie Railroad, giving the Wabash access to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania as the final step in an attempt to break the near-monopoly of the Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR) and New York Central Railroad for traffic to the east.

However, the Wabash had overextended itself, and the WPT went bankrupt in. The railroad was designed to connect the coal fields around Wheeling, West Virginia with port cities on Lake Erie.

Inthe WLE was leased to the Nickel Plate Road (New York, Chicago and St. Louis Railroad). Inthe WLE was merged into Norfolk and Western Railway. Book gives a good description of a little-known railroad and the powerful forces behind its failure, as well as highlighting the Beaux-Arts terminal itself in downtown Pittsburgh, the headhouse of which could easily have been preserved, but fell victim to.

Inthe Wabash Pittsburgh Terminal Railway was formed and acquired control of the Wheeling and Lake Erie Railroad, giving the Wabash access to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania as the final step in an attempt to break the near-monopoly of the Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR) and New York Central Railroad for traffic to the east.

On May 9, the PT&W, along with a pair of subsidiaries (Cross Creek Railroad chartered in Ohio on Ap and the Pittsburgh, Carnegie & Western created on J ), were consolidated into the Wabash-Pittsburgh Terminal Railway (W-PT). Originally built for the Wabash-Pittsburgh Terminal Ry.

expansion into Pittsburgh; demolished after several tunnel collapses. Replaced by a RR cut (Bigham Cut). Lost Tunnel under Wabash-Pittsburgh Terminal Railway, later Pittsburgh & West Virginia Railway, now Wheeling & Lake Erie Ry.

Demolished in after tunnel collapse. The Pittsburgh and West Virginia Railway (reporting mark PWV) was a railroad in the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and Wheeling, West Virginia, ally built as the Wabash Pittsburgh Terminal Railway, a Pittsburgh extension of George J.

Gould's Wabash Railroad, the venture entered receivership in and the line was cut loose. An extension completed in connected it to the. The Wabash - Pittsburgh Terminal Railway had originally been constructed into the heart of Pittsburgh at the "Point" This had been accomplished by boring a tunnel through Mount Washington and constructing a bridge over the Monongahela River.

Ina fire destroyed the freight terminal adjacent to the passenger station. Wabash Pittsburgh Terminal Railway by Howard V. Worley, AprilHowdy Productions edition, Paperback in English. The "Wabash-Pittsburgh Terminal Railway Company" was formed in and it was their tunnel and bridge into downtown Pittsburgh that's being referenced but they have nothing to do with the Wabash railroad (1) and didn't last long themselves before going bankrupt and eventually becoming part of the Pittsburgh & West Virginia Railroad.

Ma The Wabash Building was born Ap as the George J. Gould’s Palace Depot. It was reputedly the most beautiful railroad building west of New York. Built at the intersection of Liberty Ave and Ferry St, currently known as Stanwix St, the building served as a station of the Wabash Pittsburgh Terminal Railway and serviced passenger traffic until October.

The railroad's groundbreaking took place on January 8, at K Street in Sacramento along the Sacramento River waterfront.

It faced a difficult proposition in trying to hack out a right-of-way through the impenetrable Sierra Nevada mountain range, made all the more arduous by the lack of mechanized equipment; surveyors had to literally scale cliffs in finding a suitable grade while laborers.

The Pittsburgh and West Virginia Railway was the scrappy survivor of the Wabash Pittsburgh Terminal Railway, built as part of the dream noted above, which ran cross the grain of the topography of the Upper Ohio Valley and cross the grain of the Baltimore and Ohio and Pennsylvania Railroad Systems.

It survived later as part of the "Alpha-Jet Reviews: 2.The Wabash Terminal occupied a key space in the area being cleared to make way for Gateway Center in downtown Pittsburgh. Until its destruction by fire inthe terminal was the largest Beaux-Arts building in Pittsburgh.

When constructed init was considered one of the most magnificent railroad terminals in the United States.