Mount Oliver Incline
|Mount Oliver Incline|
|Locale||South Side, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania|
|Closed||6 July 1951|
|Line length||1,600 feet (490 m)|
The Mount Oliver Incline was a funicular on the South Side of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. It was designed in 1871 by the Prussian engineer John Endres and his daughter Caroline Endres. Its track was 1600 feet long and gained 377 feet of elevation. It ran from the corner of Freyburg and South Twelfth Streets at its lower end to Warrington Avenue at its upper end. It was closed on 6 July 1951.
- Knoxville Incline
- List of funicular railways
- List of inclines in Pittsburgh
- Pittsburgh, Knoxville & St. Clair Electric Railroad
- "Mt. Oliver Incline Chugs Its Last". Pittsburgh Press. 7 July 1951. p. 3.
- "Legendary Ladies: A Guide to Where Women Made History in Pennsylvania: Greater Pittsburgh Region" (PDF). Harrisburg: Pennsylvania Commission for Women. Retrieved 21 March 2015.
- "The Inclined Planes". The Street Railway Journal Souvenir: 38. October 1891.
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