“Pennsylvania.—New Steel Bridge Recently Erected Over the Monongahela River at Pittsburgh.” From Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Newspaper, August 11, 1883. Note that the bridge is half today’s width; the upstream half was added later.
The Sixth Street or Roberto Clemente bridge, one of the famous Three Sisters, seen from the North Side.
The Seventh Street or Andy Warhol Bridge is covered with knitting—supposedly the biggest “yarn-bombing” project in history. If terrorism were always so cheerful, old Pa Pitt would be completely in favor of it.
As a secret fan of De Stijl, old Pa Pitt was particularly taken with this piece.
The “Knit the Bridge” project has generated quite a bit of news coverage across the country: