Pennsylvania - The Railroad Riot.

A detailed rendering of the violence at Pittsburgh's Twenty-eighth Street crossing, as 600 Philadelphia militiamen open fire on a crowd of between 5,000 and 7,000 people blocking the tracks.

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Pennsylvania - The Railroad Riot. Pittsburgh - The Philadelphia Militia Firing On The Mob At The Twenty-Eighth Street Crossing Near The Union Depot Of The Pennsylvania Railroad, On Saturday Afternoon July 21st. From a sketch by John Donaghy.

About this Document

  • Source: Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper
  • Citation: The Newberry Library
  • Date: August 4, 1877