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Thousands turn out for Pittsburgh’s Labor Day Parade

Dan Speicher
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Aryabella Herman 4, of the Northside, waves flags while riding on her father’s shoulders during the annual Labor Day Parade in Pittsburgh on Monday, Sept. 2, 2019.
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A group from Variety - The Children’s Charity, waits to join the annual Labor Day Parade in Pittsburgh on Monday, Sept. 2, 2019.
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The head of the parade makes its way along Boulevard of the Allies, during the annual Labor Day Parade in Pittsburgh on Monday, Sept. 2, 2019.
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Tyler Carl, of Greensburg, runs a welder on the Iron Worker’s Local 3 float, during the annual Labor Day Parade in Pittsburgh on Monday, Sept. 2, 2019.
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Alex Wilkerson (left), of Lower Burrell, and Jared Wharton, of Clearfield County, perform on the Iron Workers Local 3 parade float during the annual Labor Day Parade in Pittsburgh on Monday, Sept. 2, 2019.
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The annual Labor Day Parade in Pittsburgh on Monday, Sept. 2, 2019.
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The annual Labor Day Parade in Pittsburgh on Monday, Sept. 2, 2019.
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Gov. Tom Wolf greets Charles LaVallee from Variety - The Children’s Charity, during the annual Labor Day Parade in Pittsburgh on Monday, Sept. 2, 2019.
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Essence Wilson, 3, of McKeesport, dances with the Black Berets, during the annual Labor Day Parade in Pittsburgh on Monday, Sept. 2, 2019.
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Sharon Brady, an adjunct professor of Point Park University, is cheered by students during the annual Labor Day Parade in Pittsburgh on Monday, Sept. 2, 2019.
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North Allegheny Marching Band performs during the annual Labor Day Parade in Pittsburgh on Monday, Sept. 2, 2019.
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Lilly, 7, and Mikey, 10, of Squirrel Hill, hold signs of support, during the annual Labor Day Parade in Pittsburgh on Monday, Sept. 2, 2019.
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Essence Wilson, 3, of McKeesport, dances with the Black Berets, during the annual Labor Day Parade in Pittsburgh on Monday, Sept. 2, 2019.
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Governor Tom Wolf (third from left) marches during the annual Labor Day Parade in Pittsburgh on Monday, Sept. 2, 2019. Also marching is Attorney General Josh Shapiro, and Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald.
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Tuba player Toby Johns (left) a junior at Robert Morris University, matches during the annual Labor Day Parade in Pittsburgh on Monday, Sept. 2, 2019.
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The Balmoral School of Piping and Drumming performs during the annual Labor Day Parade in Pittsburgh on Monday, Sept. 2, 2019.
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Point Park University student Kevin Tinsley (left) holds a sign supporting adjunct teachers during the annual Labor Day Parade in Pittsburgh on Monday, Sept. 2, 2019.
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The Obama Academy marching band performs during the annual Labor Day Parade in Pittsburgh on Monday, Sept. 2, 2019.
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Point Park University students cheer for the Adjunct Faculty Association of the United Steelworkers professors during the annual Labor Day Parade in Pittsburgh on Monday, Sept. 2, 2019.
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The Pittsburgh Firefighters Memorial Pipe Band are reflected in windows as they make their way along the Boulevard of the Allies during the annual Labor Day Parade in Pittsburgh on Monday, Sept. 2, 2019.
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The head of the parade makes its way along the Boulevard of the Allies during the annual Labor Day Parade in Pittsburgh on Monday, Sept. 2, 2019.
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Governor Tom Wolf (third from left) marches during the annual Labor Day Parade in Pittsburgh on Monday, Sept. 2, 2019.
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Dominic McAfee, 4, of Bellevue, plays the flag as if it’s a trumpet during the annual Labor Day Parade in Pittsburgh on Monday, Sept. 2, 2019.
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The Pittsburgh firefighters’ color guard marches during the annual Labor Day Parade in Pittsburgh on Monday, Sept. 2, 2019.
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South Baldwin Volunteer Fire Company drives their truck during the annual Labor Day Parade in Pittsburgh on Monday, Sept. 2, 2019.
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North Catholic High School marching band performs during the annual Labor Day Parade in Pittsburgh on Monday, Sept. 2, 2019.
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The Baldwin High School marching band performs during the annual Labor Day Parade in Pittsburgh on Monday, Sept. 2, 2019.
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Members of the United Steelworkers march during the annual Labor Day Parade in Pittsburgh on Monday, Sept. 2, 2019.
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The North Allegheny marching band performs during the annual Labor Day Parade in Pittsburgh on Monday, Sept. 2, 2019.
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Essence Wilson, 3, of McKeesport, dances with the Black Berets, during the annual Labor Day Parade in Pittsburgh on Monday, Sept. 2, 2019.
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Josiah Castilleja (right), 12, of Penn Hills, performs with Men With A Vision, during the annual Labor Day Parade in Pittsburgh on Monday, Sept. 2, 2019.
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The annual Labor Day Parade in Pittsburgh on Monday, Sept. 2, 2019.
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Sharon Brady, an adjunct professor of Point Park University, is cheered by students during the annual Labor Day Parade in Pittsburgh on Monday, Sept. 2, 2019.
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The North Catholic High School marching band performs during the annual Labor Day Parade in Pittsburgh on Monday, Sept. 2, 2019.
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The Baldwin High School marching band performs during the annual Labor Day Parade in Pittsburgh on Monday, Sept. 2, 2019.
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The North Allegheny marching band performs during the annual Labor Day Parade in Pittsburgh on Monday, Sept. 2, 2019.
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Aryabella Herman 4, of the Northside, waves flags while riding on her father’s shoulders during the annual Labor Day Parade in Pittsburgh on Monday, Sept. 2, 2019.
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The annual Labor Day Parade in Pittsburgh on Monday, Sept. 2, 2019.
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Tuba player Toby Johns, a junior at Robert Morris University, warms up during the annual Labor Day Parade in Pittsburgh on Monday, Sept. 2, 2019.
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Alex Kladmy, a freshman tuba player at Robert Morris University, warms up before the start of the annual Labor Day Parade in Pittsburgh on Monday, Sept. 2, 2019.
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Amber Lee Darr (left), 12, of Carnegie, and her mom, Lacy Bach, wait for the start of the annual Labor Day Parade in Pittsburgh on Monday, Sept. 2, 2019.
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Brashear High School color guard members Maria Hazlip (left), Traylin Fitzgerald, and Lexi Concanon warm up for the annual Labor Day Parade in Pittsburgh on Monday, Sept. 2, 2019.

The threat of rain didn’t slow Pittsburgh’s 38th annual Labor Day parade.

Thousands turned out for the the parade, which is billed as the largest Labor Day parade in the country.

Governor Tom Wolf, Lt. Gov. John Fetterman, and Attorney General Josh Shapiro marched at the head of the parade along with local labor leaders and politicians.

The parade is hosted by the Allegheny County Labor Council. It started at 10 a.m. at PPG Paints Arena in Uptown and wound its way through Downtown to the United Steelworkers Building.

Dan Speicher is a Tribune-Review photographer. You can contact Dan by email at [email protected] or via Twitter .

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