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A seaplane flies over the Allegheny River toward the Point

c. 1945

Senator John Heinz History Center

Senator John Heinz History Center

This seaplane probably took off from Buck’s Seaplane Base near the base of the Sixth Street Bridge on the North Side. During the 1940s and '50s, multiple seaplane bases operated in downtown Pittsburgh.

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Details

  • Title: A seaplane flies over the Allegheny River toward the Point
  • Date Created: c. 1945
  • Location: Pittsburgh, Pa.
  • Type: Photograph
  • Original Source: Helen Rita Campbell-Koster Photographs, Detre Library & Archives at the Heinz History Center
  • Object ID: PFF59_F03_I01
  • Heinz History Center Exhibit: #Pixburgh: A Photographic Experience (December 2016 to September 2017)

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