8 Rare Photos Taken During Smithfield Street Bridge Construction That Will Simply Astound You

Pittsburgh’s rightfully earned its title as the City of Bridges. After all, it is home to a stunning 446 bridges, inching out even Venice as the city with the most bridges in the world. Today, let’s take a look at some rare photos of the Smithfield Street Bridge – from its earliest days to plans and construction that followed several years after it was first constructed.

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Which of these photos of the Smithfield Street Bridge is your favorite? And, if you like getting rare glimpses into the past, click here to view 13 vintage photos of Pittsburgh during the early 1900s.