This article originally appeared in the 1972 Pottery Festival Souvenir Program
Unrealized till this year East Liverpool may have the distinction of having the steepest hill in the United States. After the Ford Motor Company conducted a search for steep hills on which to test their braking system, it was discovered that East Sixth Street hill (between Grove Alley and College Street) boasted an incline of 33 per cent, which is 3 per cent steeper than San Francisco's famed Nob Hill.
2007 Editor's note: The street has been closed now for many years. Grass and herbage have overtaken the brick pavemnet, but you can still walk up the hill and see the brick underneath the green.
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