Western PA River Scenes

Steamboat Building in Elizabeth, PA

A Journal of daily activities at the Elizabeth Marine Ways 1898 to 1925 

Western PA River Scenes

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These photos and postcards are primarily from 1900 to 1940 and most include one of Western Pennsylvania's four rivers as a central part of the picture, views familiar to a RiverMan of that era. The four rivers in Western Pa are the Monongahela, Allegheny, Ohio, and Youghiogheny.

Western PA River Scenes is divided into four sections. Clicking on the links below will take you to these scenic views.

Pittsburgh Views shows views of the city from the three rivers.

Small Town Views  shows towns along the four rivers.

Pittsburgh Bridges shows bridges in Pittsburgh.

Locks of Western PA shows locks/dams along the three rivers.

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