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Duquesne Incline at Dusk | by FourOneTwo Photography
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Duquesne Incline at Dusk

The lights have just come on at the historic Duquesne Incline. The incline carries passengers from Station Square to the top of Mount Washington in the City of Pittsburgh.

 

Here are some fast facts about the Duquesne Incline...

 

Opened to Public: May 20, 1877

Cost to Build: $47,000

Length of Track: 794 feet

Elevation: 800 feet

Total Rise: 400 feet

Grade: 30 degrees

Degree of Slope: 58.5 percent

Speed: 6 miles per hour

Passenger: Capacity 23 per car

 

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Taken on September 19, 2012