MPS 38-02-18

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    Photo 1
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    Photo 3
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    Photo 4
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    Photo 5
County
Allegheny Co, PA
Sides Painted
1
Color
Black
Structure
Other
Unique Characteristics
Unique Sign
Still Standing
No
Credits
Photos 1-4 by unknown (Apr. 17, 1911 - Pittsburgh Historical Archives). Photo 5 Google Earth street view (Oct. 2012).
Other Information
Bill Board type sign.

Photos 1 & 2 are magnifications of Photo 4 to provide additional detail of the Mail Pouch sign. Photo 3 is a different photo taken by the same photographer on the same day. 

The GPS coordinates are approximate as is the location of Photo 5 (Google Earth street view). W. Carson St. has undergone significant changes over the years and it is difficult to determine exactly where the Mail Pouch sign was located. Glen Manor Ave. no longer exists. The location for the coordinates is in the Esplen Section of Pittsburgh.
Where to find it
*GONE* PA Rt. 51 (W. Carson St.), in Pittsburgh. The views are looking east toward downtown Pittsburgh and in the general area of old Glen Manor Ave, in the Esplen Section of pittsburgh. MP sign faced north.
Latitude °
40° 27.63'
Longitude °
-80° 02.92'
Barn Map
Latitude: 40.460407563544095       Longitude:-80.0485529
Author: David Tower
Item ID: 2393

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