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Flashback Friday

Flashback Friday! Were you able to guess the place and time of the photo below? You are looking at a congested Easton Ave. (now Martin Luther King Dr.) in the late 1940s as a #32 Wellston bus and a streetcar exit the Wellston Loop. The loop was the terminus for the trolley line at the […]

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Flashback Friday

Flashback Friday! Were you able to guess the year and location of today’s vintage transit photo? You are on Locust Street looking west from Broadway. The year is 1974. (The station wagons should have been a dead giveaway!) Have a great weekend!  

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Flashback Friday

Flashback Friday! Today’s shot is looking north on Grand at Olive. The year is 1921. Have a great weekend!

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Throwback Thursday

Throwback Thursday! Today’s photo depicts a Bi-State bus with it’s old color scheme heading eastbound on Washington Avenue past America’s Center in 1989. Have a great holiday weekend!

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Flashback Friday

In today’s photo, we see a group of people painting a MetroBus at the 2010 Green Homes Festival on Grandel Square near N. Spring Ave. That day’s bus painting was designed by local artist Charlie Houska. Houska will reprise his bus designing talents this Sunday at St. Louis PrideFest. Ride Metro to PrideFest and help […]

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Flashback Friday

Flashback Friday! Today’s shot is a promotional photo taken in 1977 of the Bi-State Six Flags Express bus with an operator with the Six Flags characters at the time. They are right in front of the Six Flags entrance, hence the flag poles behind the bus. Happy Friday everyone!

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Flashback Friday

Flashback Friday! Today’s photo was taken in June 2008 as crowds headed from the Civic Center MetroLink Station to the Komen St. Louis Race for the Cure, a scene similar to the one we’ll see tomorrow morning no doubt. Have a great Komen weekend!  

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Flashback Friday

On March 12, 1964, Bi-State Development Agency arranged press showings of its 50 newly purchased air conditioned buses. The new additions to the fleet were supplied by General Motors (40) and Flexible Company (10). The buses were shown to the press at Bi-State’s main shop yard in St. Louis. The new buses were also placed […]

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Flashback Friday

Flashback Friday! Were you able to guess the place and year of today’s vintage transit photo? With a nod to Circus Flora, which opened it’s 2014 season last night, today’s photo shows another circus and it’s train of elephants leading the streetcar at right. The year was 1914. The elephants are passing in front of  […]

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Flashback Friday

Flashback Friday time! In honor of the Missouri Botanical Garden’s big Lego exhibit opening tomorrow, this week’s Flashback Friday looks at a Garden Express bus in front of the Garden’s entrance in 2000. The Garden Express operated for several years around the turn of the century and shuttled people between the Central West End MetroLink […]

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