Pittsburg (Images of America) by Marti Aiello

By Marti Aiello

located on the some distance reaches of the Bay quarter, Pittsburg has lengthy been perceived as a commuter city, an out-of-the-way bed room neighborhood. but this urban has a wealthy and sundry background stretching again to the early days of statehood and has performed a massive position in trade, either to the country and to the Bay region. earlier than lengthy the burgeoning urban had a fishing rivaling that of San Francisco's famed Fisherman's Wharf and a mostly Italian fishing group. by way of the 1900s, a stunning variety of industries organize factories alongside the waterfront estate of Pittsburg. In 1942, the start of global struggle II introduced the development of Camp Stoneman, a tremendous departure element for lots of servicemen. Later, the town grew to become often called a residential vacation spot. Readers of this booklet would certainly see Pittsburg in a brand new gentle as they benefit from the amazing and sundry stories of the city's earlier generations.

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