In an earlier post I was baffled as to what this thing was:
Here is a closeup:
Thanks to Beverly Lytle for identifying it as the cupola of the original St. Anthony church building. The photograph was taken along Park Avenue. What helped us reach that conclusion is the road going up river hill and the factory smoke stacks in the background.
Here is another view of the church and the smokestacks taken from Monongahela cemetery looking northwest toward downtown:
Note also the spires of both St. Paul’s church (foreground) and the Methodist church further in the background, both of which were removed years ago.