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Snapshots

  1. Early succession planting experiment

    Snapshot Title: Early succession planting experiment
    Taken by: Bob Bingham

    Image: Nine Mile Run Water Tank Removal
    Image Owner: Bob Bingham



    Description:

    1988, John Buck, a soil scientist for Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc. promoted growth on the north slope to demonstrate how simply nature restores itself. He used spent mushroom manure and...



  2. Revegetated slag heap

    Snapshot Title: Revegetated slag heap
    Taken by: Bob Bingham

    Image: Nine Mile Run Water Tank Removal
    Image Owner: Bob Bingham



    Description:

    an attempt to 'grow green' the harsh make up of the slag; residue from the steel making process, tons and tons of slag were dumped in the naturalistic flood plain of NMR by Duquense slag Company who p...



  3. Summerset at Frick Park

    Snapshot Title: Summerset at Frick Park
    Taken by: Bob Bingham

    Image: Nine Mile Run Water Tank Removal
    Image Owner: Bob Bingham



    Description:

    Thoughtful, 'New Urbanism' housing development ontop of the dormant slag heaps enables people to live in new houses and expands the neighborhood of Squirrel Hill. Without this component, the stream an...



  4. Commercial Street crossing over the stream

    Snapshot Title: Commercial Street crossing over the stream
    Taken by: Bob Bingham

    Image: Nine Mile Run Water Tank Removal
    Image Owner: Bob Bingham



    Description:

    what used to be the southern boundary of Frick Park, now extends the city park to the Monongahela River.



  5. Bob Bingham cleansing site & creating  time capsule,

    Snapshot Title: Bob Bingham cleansing site & creating time capsule,
    Taken by: Bob Bingham

    Image: Nine Mile Run Water Tank Removal
    Image Owner: Bob Bingham



    Description:

    ritualistically cleansing with NMR water blessed by Lowry Burgess and Tibeten Monks, burnt local sage, plus depositing objects for archeologists: the NMRGP community resource sign, a topographic model...



  6. Bob Bingham celebrating last step in the Nine Mile Run Greenway Project

    Snapshot Title: Bob Bingham celebrating last step in the Nine Mile Run Greenway Project
    Taken by: Margaret Myers

    Image: Nine Mile Run Water Tank Removal
    Image Owner: Bob Bingham



    Description:

    The Nine Mile Run Greenway Project contributed to the environmental stewardship of this area , to the restoration of the stream and to having a connection between Frick Park and the river. The underg...



  7. Interstate 376 crosses Nine Mile Run

    Snapshot Title: Interstate 376 crosses Nine Mile Run
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

    Image: Nine Mile Run Water Tank Removal
    Image Owner: Bob Bingham



    Description:



  8. Nine Mile Run trail

    Snapshot Title: Nine Mile Run trail
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

    Image: Nine Mile Run Water Tank Removal
    Image Owner: Bob Bingham



    Description:

    bike/pedestrian trail to Duck Hollow and the Monongahela River