Motel 6 Pittsburgh - Crafton
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My alarm went off at 6am and I was glad that I arrived home before 10pm last night. I packed my suitcase and caught a cab to the airport. It was now 7am and the city was getting busy as it was the beginning of the morning rush hour.
I checked into the customs area and I was good to go to my departure gate. The flight was running late and I plenty of time to get some food and drink. The flight to Singapore took about 8 hours
... particular railway has served the residents and businesses of the Duquesne
Heights and Mount Washington sections of Pittsburgh. From the cars there are
great view out over the city.
By restoring and Utilizing two original 1877 cable cars, the Duquesne Incline is a working museum, with the upper station providing photos and displays on the history of the incline. Visitors can ...
... road transportation becoming more important many businesses moved out of the area. The area is now in a resurgence (still a bit gritty though), resulting in new restaurants and small speciality shops having opened alongside the remaining wholesale businesses. At least 98% of the businesses are local to the area. We started in the courtyard of the Irish St. Patrick's Church. The church was a pretty standard to look at from the outside but it has a unique feature on the inside. ...
... or next year. I must seize the moment now or risk losing the window of opportunity altogether.
I have longer layovers than usual on this trip and for the first time in a long time, I don't have any big projects to work on. I plan on doing a lot of reading and evaluations of some manuscripts people have sent me. Other than that, this is a trip where I am devoting myself to showing my family a ...
... were used to carry passengers, particularly Mt. Washington residents who were tired of walking up footpaths to the top. As more roads were built on on the hill most of the other inclines were closed down. By the end of the 1960s, only the Monongahela Incline and the Duquesne Incline remained. In 1962, the Duquesne Incline was closed, apparently for good, But local Duquesne Heights residents launched a fund-raiser to help save the incline. It was successful and the ...
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