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Flashback Friday

Flashback Friday time! In honor of Saint Louis Fashion Week’s return this Wednesday, we take a look inside of a shiny new Public Service bus from a bygone year. Can you guess the year by looking at the fashions of the time? Note the Pevely Evaporated Milk Ad “From BABIES to BISCUITS – its Pevely Evaporated […]

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Flashback Friday

Were you able to guess the location and decade of today’s vintage transit photo? You are looking at the scene at 6th and Locust in the 1950s. Have a great weekend!  

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Flashback Friday

Flashback Friday! Were you able to guess the decade and location of today’s vintage transit photo? This view is of buses in front of the Public Service garage along Park Avenue east of 39th Street in the 1950s. The site is currently home to a parking lot for Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital. Have a great […]

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Flashback Friday

It’s Flashback Friday time! This is a view of Laclede and Vandeventer in the 1940s.    

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Flashback Friday

Were you able to guess the year and location of today’s vintage transit photo? This is a Bi-State bus heading east on Forsyth crossing Central in downtown Clayton in 1981. The white building behind the bus now houses Chipotle. Have a great weekend!

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Flashback Friday

Were you able to guess the time and location of today’s vintage transit photo? Pictured here is the crossroads of Highway 67 and Bypass Highway 66/40 in North St. Louis County circa mid-1950s. The crossroads exists today as Highway 367 and I-270. For a look at how the regional road map looked back then, check out […]

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Flashback Friday — Streetcar at Grand and Olive, 1938

Were you able to guess the place and year of today’s vintage transit photo? You’re looking at a stylish ‘palace car’ originally from the St. Louis and Suburban Railway heading south on Grand Avenue passing Olive in 1938. The car is passing the Grand and Olive Building, which was new at the time. It opened as […]

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Flashback Friday – Streetcar on Wydown

Flashback Friday time! Were you able to guess the year and location of today’s vintage transit photo? You are looking at a light rail car traveling on Wydown in 1947. It is passing the expensive homes on the old Clayton 04 line. Next time you are on Wydown Boulevard perhaps you will see joggers running up […]

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Flashback Friday — Streetcar at 13th and Pine

Were you able to guess the year and location of today’s vintage transit photo? You are looking eastward at a streetcar turning north onto Thirteenth Street from Pine Street on May 2, 1959. All three buildings shown — the Park Pacific, Bell Telephone and Civil Courts — still stand tall. Have a great weekend!

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Flashback Friday

Were you able to guess the year and location of today’s vintage transit photo? Today’s photo is a view looking north at the Grand Avenue Suspension Bridge on June 11, 1959. The suspension bridge spanning the Mill Creek Valley was built in 1891 by the King Bridge Co. and replaced later in 1959 as part […]

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