Westinghouse Railroad Air Brake

Westinghouse Railroad Air Brake (HMVO8)

Location: Pittsburgh, PA 15222 Allegheny County
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N 40° 27.201', W 79° 58.755'

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Before the success of his electric company, George Westinghouse developed the air brake for railroads. It was an innovative engineering feat that revolutionized rail transportation, enabling trains to be longer, heavier, and faster, while also being safer.
HM NumberHMVO8
Year Placed2011
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
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Date Added Thursday, September 4th, 2014 at 12:40pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 586552 N 4478576
Decimal Degrees40.45335000, -79.97925000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 27.201', W 79° 58.755'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 27' 12.06" N, 79° 58' 45.30" W
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Area Code(s)412, 724, 215
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2425-2499 Liberty Ave, Pittsburgh PA 15222, US
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