On May 23, 1904, the Real Estate Trust Company, agent for American Bridge, took out a full page ad in The Pittsburg Press* offering a free train excursion to see "the grand spectacle of a rising smokeless manufacturing city."
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Nancy Bohinsky Knisley grew up in Ambridge in the 1950s and 1960s. She is the author of Ambridge Memories, a blog dedicated to local history from 1950 to 1970. Visit ambridgememories.blogspot.com for more.