Cheers for Gears: We Go Inside Pittsburgh’s Big Machinery

Get up close to the machinery running the Duquesne Incline and other spots around town.


Duquesne Incline

• opened May 1877
• restored 1963
• original wooden cable cars


Natrona Bottling Co.

• founded 1904
• first flavor: Red Ribbon Cherry Supreme
• vintage machinery, pinpoint carbonation



Crafton Ingram Lanes

• opened 1950s
• 22 lanes
• 1960s Brunswick Jetback pinsetter has 3,000+ parts

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