Flashback Friday! Today’s photo is a view of Clayton’s Central Avenue, between Maryland and Forsyth in 1959. The streetcar is going southbound past what is now a popular restaurant row. Happy Friday! Photo courtesy of Andrew D. Young.
Flashback Friday! This photo was shot at Vandeventer and Chouteau Avenue in August of 1925 in today’s Grove Neighborhood. Ride Metro to the 10th annual Grove Fest, happening tomorrow from 2 p.m. to 10 p.m. The fest features eclectic food, music and shopping along Manchester Road between Kingshighway and Vandeventer. Click here for more details. […]
Pictured is a woman boarding an eastbound Ladue express bus on Highway 40 in Richmond Heights between Big Bend and the Bellevue Exit in August of 1959. Have a great weekend! Photo courtesy of the Museum of Transportation
Flashback Friday! Pictured is a Forest Park “Shuttle Bug” at a promotional event next to the old Busch Stadium in 1993. That summer, four bright red, 9-feet-tall “ladybugs” began circulating through Forest Park with their beetle-like antennae and painted-on spots. Today, of course, we have the Forest Park Trolley, which follows a similar route to […]
Flashback Friday! Were you able to guess when this week’s Flashback Friday photo was taken? This early-1960s promo shot of Forest Park’s “Park Loop Bus” was taken at Kingshighway and Lindell. The buildings across the street are, of course, the Chase Hotel and Park Plaza. We chose this photo in honor of LouFest, happening Saturday and […]
Flashback Friday! In today’s photo we see a streetcar traveling east down Pershing with the Congress Hotel in the Central West End in the 1950s. Ride Metro to this weekend’s Greek Festival, also in the Central West End. Click here for all of the festival details. Have a great holiday weekend!
Flashback Friday! Today’s photo shows the Henry Shaw house at Tower Grove and Magnolia Avenues with a street car traveling south on a rather barren Tower Grove Ave. in 1906. The photo was chosen in honor of this weekend’s Festival of Nations in Tower Grove Park and hosted by the International Institute. You can reach […]
Flashback Friday! This is an old post card of the Highway Bridge (AKA the Old St. Charles Bridge) Entrance in St. Charles in the early 1900s. We posted this in honor of this weekend’s triumphant return of the Festival of the Little Hills in old town St. Charles. The combination highway and streetcar bridge opened in […]
Flashback Friday! Were you able to guess the details of today’s Flashback Friday photo? The line from The Crow’s Nest Loop (near Bruno Avenue just west of Ashby in Overland) to Creve Coeur Lake traversed sparsely populated farm country, now the site of suburban housing. A 700 class car, outbound to the Lake, approaches Rule […]
Flashback Friday! Were you able to guess the place and time of today’s flashback photo? This photo provided by the Missouri History Museum was taken almost 60 years ago on October 28, 1953. The photo shows a bus stop at the northwest corner of Grand Avenue and Chippewa Street, looking south on Grand. Have a […]