Pittsburgh Smoggy Air Pollution Problem in the 1940's We Pittsburghers have all heard stories about how bad our air was back in the day. People couldn’t hang their clothes outside to dry, and if they worshed their car in the morning, they’d have to worsh it again in the afternoon. Then there was the 1948 Donora smog (someone should make a movie about this). But hey, if you’re one of those individuals who doesn’t believe anything until you see it, head over to treehugger.com where they just posted 22 smoggy pictures like the one above.

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