Opened on May 20, 1877, the Duquesne Incline was rescued and restored by a group of local residents in 1963 and still delights residents and visitors with its original, elegant, wooden cable cars. Now you can visit the interior of the incline and watch the machinery while it operates.
Duquesne Incline ran from 1877 to 1962 before closed and later reopened in 1963 with its original, elegant, wooden cable cars. The Duquesne Incline's upper station houses a museum of Pittsburgh history, including photos and a storehouse of information on inclines from around the world.
The Duquesne Incline ( / djuːˈkeɪn / dew-KAYN) is a funicular located near Pittsburgh 's South Side neighborhood, scaling Mt. Washington in the United States. Designed by Hungarian-American engineer Samuel Diescher, the incline was completed in 1877. The lower station is in the Second Empire style. Together with the incline, which rises 400 ...
Duquesne Incline. Enjoy a spectacular panorama of Pittsburgh and its three rivers. Ride to the incline's Observation Deck in the 146-year-old Incline car to see what USA Today Weekend Magazine calls one of the "10 most beautiful views in America".
Opened in 1877, the Duquesne Incline is a funicular railway designed to transport people and cargo up and down the steep slopes. In 1963, the Duquesne Incline was rescued and restored by a group of residents and the nonprofit, the Society for the Preservation of the Duquesne Heights Incline .
The Pittsburgh Inclines (Duquesne Incline & Monongahela Incline) Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (1197 W. Carson St and 73 W. Carson St) When to visit: Open 5:30 am to 12:45 am (shorter hours on Sundays) Cost: $5 round-trip for adults. Time needed: 30-60 minutes.
GROUP RATES: Group Rates are Valid for Any Group of Ten or More People. Adults (Ages 12-64) $1.75 Each Way or $3.50 Round Trip. Children (Ages 6-11) $1.00 Each Way or $1.75 Round Trip. Cash fares as well as Port Authority bus passes and tickets are accepted as payment. Seniors age 65 or older who present a blue or yellow PA Senior Citizen ID ...
Duquesne Incline. 1197 W. Carson St. Pittsburgh, PA 15219. Phone: (412) 381-1665. Region: Pittsburgh & Its Countryside. Experience what has been called one of the 10 most beautiful views in America from the Observation deck of a well-maintained, and historic century-old cable car!
The Duquesne Incline in Pittsburgh Offers Stellar Views. As one of only two remaining inclines in the city of Pittsburgh, the Duquesne Incline is near and dear to everyone's hearts (much like its sister, the Monongahela Incline, located further down Grandview near Station Square).
The striking view of Pittsburgh’s skyline is best seen from the top of Mt. Washington and is something made available to all who ride the Duquesne Incline. Of the twenty inclines remaining within the United States, five can be found in Pennsylvania, including the famed Duquesne Incline.