Category Archives: Duquesne History

Duquesne’s Rebirth? PART TWO

This is a continuation of my earlier post. Space restrictions on this WordPress blog allows only a specific amount of space to be used for each post. Sorry for the inconvenience, but read on……. In closing, I wanted to post … Continue reading

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Duquesne’s Rebirth? PART ONE

Well, people have been casting their vote for “The Most Iconic Symbol of Duquesne.” As you can see from the results below, the Steel Mills have a resounding lead over the other choices. I find it interesting that the top two … Continue reading

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A Trip Down the Streets of Duquesne

Well, after a lot of work, I have finished a project that I think you might find enjoyable. Our friend, Jim Hartman, at the Mifflin Township Historical Society, graciously shared a copy of a 1940 Duquesne City Directory that was … Continue reading

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The Duquesne 4th of July – As I Remember

The 4th of July, when I was growing up, was always a special day for our family. Dad would close his shop and spend the day with us as we traveled about. Usually, the day meant a big picnic at … Continue reading

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A Week In Our Lives

A week in our lives…… I thought you might enjoy a diversion from my ramblings. I was just looking through the issues of The Duquesne Times that Joe Hartman from The Mifflin Historical Society provided to me. It dawned on … Continue reading

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Home Again – Let the Good Times Roll!

Well, I have made it home! I had a wonderful trip to Duquesne and thoroughly enjoyed myself. Between visits with my family, meeting new friends, reconnecting with old friends, photographing old haunts as well as new views AND finally, meeting … Continue reading

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Finding Dorothy’s Slippers

Just to catch you up on what has been happening these past two days, I decided to do a quick post about my adventures thus far ….. Friday really seemed that I had  found the Emerald City, complete with Dorothy’s ruby … Continue reading

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