Exhibit Showcases Pittsburgh Innovation

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Pittsburgh: A Tradition of Innovation Exhibit - Turnpike
Western Pennsylvania is home to many automotive firsts, but perhaps none is more important than the creation of the Pennsylvania Turnpike, America's first intrastate superhighway
(Photo Credit: Heinz History Center/KDKA)
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Pittsburgh: A Tradition of Innovation Exhibit - Frank Bolden
Reporter, writer and editor for the Pittsburgh Courier, Frank E. Bolden was one of the first African American war correspondents in World War II.
(Photo Credit: Heinz History Center/KDKA)
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Pittsburgh: A Tradition of Innovation Exhibit - Andrew Carnegie
Andrew Carnegie, a Scottish-born emigrant raised in Pittsburgh's North Side, became one of the nation's greatest industrialists and businessmen -- developing cheap and efficient mass production processes
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Pittsburgh: A Tradition of Innovation Exhibit - Civic Arena
Built in 1961, the Civic Arena featured the world's first and largest retractable dome roof. The $22 million structure, made with 3,000 tons of Pittsburgh steel, spanned 170,000 square-feet and could open or close in an amazing 2.5 minutes!
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Pittsburgh: A Tradition of Innovation Exhibit - Elektro Photo Mural
The Westinghouse Electric Company's Elektro the Moto-Man and his little dog Sparko, the world's first voice-activated robots, debuted at the 1939 New York World's Fair
(Photo Credit: Heinz History Center/KDKA)
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Pittsburgh: A Tradition of Innovation Exhibit - Ferris Wheel
A movable model of George Ferris' amazing revolving wheel, showcased as part of the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition in an effort to eclipse the Eiffel Tower, will be on display at the History Center
(Photo Credit: Heinz History Center/KDKA)
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Pittsburgh: A Tradition of Innovation Exhibit - First Jeep
The tiny American Bantman Car Company of Butler, PA produced the first Jeep on the eve of World War II. Pittsburgh: A Tradition of Innovation will feature an interactive area with an authentic 1940s Willys-Overland jeep
(Photo Credit: Heinz History Center/KDKA)
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Pittsburgh: A Tradition of Innovation Exhibit - George Benson
Visitors can step inside a recreation of Pittsburgh's premier jazz club, the Crawford Grill, and listen to music from some of our region's most prominent jazz musicians, including George Benson
(Photo Credit: Heinz History Center/KDKA)
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Pittsburgh: A Tradition of Innovation Exhibit - Roebling
The History Center's newest exhibition will feature a model of John Roebling's 1846 Monongahela Bridge, the first bridge to successfully demonstrate the strength and stability of Roebling's wire rope cables
(Photo Credit: Heinz History Center/KDKA)
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Pittsburgh: A Tradition of Innovation Exhibit - Rosie The Riveter
The exhibit features a lifelike recreation of Rosie the Riveter, one of the most iconic images of female empowerment, created in Pittsburgh by Westinghouse artist J. Howard Miller in 1942.
(Photo Credit: Heinz History Center/KDKA)
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Pittsburgh: A Tradition of Innovation Exhibit - Smithsonian Vin Fiz
Pittsburgher Calbraith Perry Rodgers helped to open the skies by successfully completing the nation's first transcontinental flight. Rodgers took to the air with a modified Model B long-wing "aeroplane" purchased from his instructor, Orville Wright
(Photo Credit: Heinz History Center/KDKA)
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