Steamboat Building in Elizabeth, PA

A Journal of daily activities at the Elizabeth Marine Ways 1898 to 1925 

Smithfield Street

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Smithfield Street Bridge 

This photo, taken approximately 1880, shows the work in progress of replacing the old suspension bridge with the current Smithfield St. Bridge. The current bridge was built above and around the old bridge. The photo also shows the Packet Geneva in the foreground.

Smithfield Street Bridge 1900

Smithfield Street Bridge 1906


Three postcards using same scene but different renderings with one grayscale, one colorized, and one to look like night view.

Smithfield Street Bridge 1906      Smithfield Street Bridge 1910      Smithfield Street Bridge 1907     


Smithfield Street Bridge 1908

Smithfield Street Bridge and view of Pittsburgh 1908

A colorized version of previous photo


Smithfield Street Bridge 1910

Smithfield Street bridge 1911

Early 20th Century view of Entrance to Smithfield Street Bridge

Smithfield Street Bridge and Monongahela Wharf 1915


    This view shows the bridge without portal, thus an early view. Note Packet I. C. WOODWARD and small Steamer LOMA tied up at wharf          Similar view as previous but this is dated 1949

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