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North Park Ice Skating rink in February, 1964. The rink at North Park was built in 1958. Allegheny Conference on Community Development Photographs, Detre Library & Archives, Heinz History Center.

North Park Ice Skating rink in February, The rink at North Park was built in Allegheny Conference on Community Development Photographs, Detre Library & Archives, Heinz History Center.

North Park Pool, 1960s. North Park Pool was once considered the largest in the world; it holds 2.5 million gallons of water (compared to 20,000-30,000 gallons in a modern city swimming pool). In the 1930s and 1940s, before swimming pools proliferated in homes throughout the United States, the monstrous North Park Pool seemed a logical response to the “bathing” needs of everyone living north of Pittsburgh. [University of Pittsburgh Digital Archives]

North Park Pool, North Park Pool was once considered the largest in the world; it holds million gallons of water (compared to gallons in a modern city swimming pool).

heinz ketchup pittsburgh factory

heinz ketchup pittsburgh factory Went there several times on school field trips. Still have the little plastic pickle pin they gave you at the end of the tour!

1904: a picture of the house where H.J. Heinz founded his company being floated down the Allegheny River in 1904. The structure was moved from its original location in Sharpsburg to the site of the Heinz factories on the North Side of Pittsburgh.

Heinz House being moved by barge down the Allegheny River to the H. Heinz Company headquarters in Pittsburgh, PA in The house is now located in Greenfield Village in Dearborn, MI.

Noah's Ark Kennywood Park (pre-whale)

Noah's Ark Kennywood Park (pre-whale) - omg this is the coolest ride - although I love the whale addition!

turnpike in kennywood

Remember the Kennywood Turnpike? The ride, just to the right of the main entrance, was introduced in spring

north park boathouse, allegheny county, pa

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