PITTSBURG , acity of
See also:county, Kansas, U.S.A., about 130 M . S. of Kansas City . Pop . (188o), 624; (1890), .6697; (1900) 10,112, of whom 86o were
See also:born; 0.910
See also:census), 14,755 . It is situated at the intersection of four
See also:great railway systems—the
See also:Topeka &
See also:Santa Fe, the St
See also:Louis &
See also:San Francisco, the Kansas City
See also:Southern (which maintains shops here), and the
See also:Missouri Pacific, and is served by inter-urban electric
See also:railways . The city is the seat of the State
See also:Manual Training Normal School (1903) and of the Pittsburg Business
See also:College . Pittsburg is situated near the lead and
See also:zinc region of south-east Kansas and south-west Missouri, is in the midst of a large and
See also:rich bituminous coalfield, and lies near natural
See also:gas and oil
See also:fields . Among the manufactures are zinc spelter—there are large smelters here—clay products (chiefly vitrified
See also:pipe and tile; the
See also:clay being obtained from a great underlying
See also:bed of shale),
See also:blasting powder, packing-
See also:house products and planing-
See also:mill products . The
See also:total value of the city's factory products in 1905 was $1,824,929 . Pittsburg was settled about 1879, was chartered as a city in 188o, and became a city of the first class in 1908 .
PITTANCE (through O. Fr. pitance, from Lat. pietas,...
PITTSBURG, or PITTSBURGH
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