Mr. Clyde Wright:
Mount Washington Incline
-- Monongahela Incline

Mount Washington Incline
-- Monongahela Incline

For Further Reading: 1928-1997

* "A Fact a Day about Pittsburgh:

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 12 January 1928.

* "Know Your City."

Pittsburgh Sun-Telegraph 4 December [1928?].

* "Only One Customer Wanted Service Continued." [Monongahela vehicle incline.]

Pittsburgh Sun-Telegraph 11 October 1935.

* "Mountain-Hoisted Pittsburgh Commuters Find Fares Climb Too:

Cable Railroads Blame Hiked Rates on Higher Costs;
City Protests Some Increases."
Victor Hillery.
Wall Street Journal 15 November 1948, 1+.

* "'Save the Inclines' Battle under Way."

The Pittsburgh Press July [1953/4?].

* "City Slipping Down to Its Last Two Inclines:

Inching Their Way out of Pittsburgh Scene:
'Independents' Sole Survivors of Six Cable Car Systems."
Sal Perrota.
The Pittsburgh Press 8 November 1953, 1 (Section 2).

* "More Old Landmarks Passing from Local Scene:

Inclines on Their Way Out:
Railways Ask Elimination of Operations."
Sterling P. Anderson.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 26 November 1953.

* "Monongahela Inclined Plane." [Brochure.]

Pittsburgh: Port Authority of Allegheny County, 1965.

* Pittsburgh's Inclines.

Samuel R. Ohler.
Pittsburgh: Samuel R. Ohler, (1968-1972).

* "Incline Marks 100th Birthday."

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 23 May 1970.

* "Pittsburgh's Inclines:

A View from the Top."
Duquesne Light Perspective (Winter 1976): 15-18.

* "Inclines Rise to National Landmarks."

Dave Leherr.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 7 May 1977.

* "Incline to Close at Zero Degrees."

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 14 December 1977, 11.

* "PAT Seeks $1 Million to Repair Mon Incline."

Joe Grata.
The Pittsburgh Press 28 January 1978.

* "PAT Resurrects Plan for Renovation of Mon Incline."

Joe Grata.
The Pittsburgh Press 20 December 1980.

* "PAT Gets Funds to Fix Mon Incline."

Joe Grata.
The Pittsburgh Press 22 December 1981.

* "Mon Incline Project Finally Near Liftoff:

The Incline Hugging the Face of Mount Washington
Above the Smithfield Street Bridge Will be Taken Apart
And Put Back Together."
Joe Grata.
The Pittsburgh Press 18 April 1982.

* "Blawnox Firm Submits Low Bid for Incline Job."

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 4 June 1982.

* "Mon Incline to Close for Total Renovation."

Market Square 7 July 1982, 12.

* "Mon Incline Renovation Begins in Mid-July."

This Week in Pittsburgh 9 July 1982.

* "Mon Incline Repairs Start."

The Pittsburgh Press 11 July 1982.

* "'Steepest' Claim a Letdown?"

The Pittsburgh Press 11 July 1982.

* "Mon Incline on Track for Spring Reopening."

Joe Grata.
The Pittsburgh Press 14 January 1983.

* "Mon Incline Cars Don't Fit Station."

Ken Fisher.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 16 April 1983, 1.

* "Going Up:

Refurbished Mon Incline to Offer New Features, 19th-Century Charm."
Joe Grata.
The Pittsburgh Press 28 April 1983.

* "25-cent Fare on Restored Incline."

Ken Fisher.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 29 April 1983, 23.

* "PAT's Itching to Improve View of Refurbished Mon Incline."

Ralph Haurwitz.
The Pittsburgh Press 5 August 1983.

* "Ridership Up 58% on Monongahela Incline."

The Pittsburgh Press 30 October 1983.

* "Business on Inclines Has Its Ups and Downs."

Robert Johnson.
The Pittsburgh Press 23 April 1984.

* "Mon Incline's Heights Put Competitor Down."

Ken Fisher.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 4 May 1984.

* "Mon Incline Restored after Malfunction."

The Pittsburgh Press 13 June 1984.

* "Mon Incline Leads in Riders."

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 14 November 1984.

* "Ingenuity Engineers Incline Repairs."

Joe Grata.
The Pittsburgh Press 24 May 1986, A1, A6.

* "PAT Pulls Mon Incline Motors Again for Rebuild."

Joe Grata.
The Pittsburgh Press 30 November 1988.

* "Eroded Land Near Incline Needs Work."

Andrew Sheehan.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 3 April 1992, 5.

* "City to Pay to Fix Mon Incline Hillside."

The Pittsburgh Press 15 April 1992, B5.

* "Incline Addition Could Blot Apartment View."

Tom Barnes.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 12 May 1993, B4.

* "Mon Incline Plan Sparks Debate."

Ron DaParma.
Greensburg Tribune-Review 12 May 1993, B1.

* "Mon Incline to Get Face Lift:

Work Will Include Mechanical Repairs, Expansion, Restoration."
Joe Grata.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 13 May 1993, D1, D7.

* "So Inclined:

Doing Everything at Once Is the Pittsburgh Way."
Roy McHugh.
Executive Report (February 1994): 42.

* "Monongahela Incline Tracks to Be Lit."

Joe Grata.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 26 February 1994, D4.

* "Mon Incline Will Close for 4 Months to Upgrade Stations."

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 14 July 1994, B6.

* "Mon Incline Returns with History Lesson."

Joe Grata.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 19 November 1994, A8.

* "Worn Main Cable Closes Monongahela Incline."

Johnna A. Pro and Caroline Abels.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 6 December 1997, A9-A10.

* "No Better View of Pittsburgh:

The Monongahela Incline:
A Sightseeing Service of PAT." [Brochure.]
Pittsburgh: Port Authority of Allegheny County, n.d.

Last updated: 8 April 1999.

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