Before dusk the sun emitted a light beam up into the cold clouds which caused a cloud above it to light up red. The long exposure captured all of the colors changing into warm hues, with cloud drag in high winds above the Mississippi River behind the Gateway Arch. Photo by Glen Wolf.
Found in downtown St. Louis…
This photo was taken in the late ’60s or early ’70s at Choteau Ave and Carr Lane in St. Louis. You could buy a brain sandwich for 25¢ back then. You can see the arch in the distance. Here’s what that corner looks like today.
A St. Charles man has one heck of a big fish story to tell after a day out on the Mississippi River.
Wade Kaminski didn’t just land any catfish on Friday. He reeled in a 112 pound, approximately 5 foot long monster Blue Catfish. The Missouri state record for a Blue Catfish is 130 pounds.
These boats all were moored on the levee of the Mississippi River near the Gateway Arch, but are now all just memories.
How many cities could claim to be home to a floating McDonald’s?
Only one – St. Louis. For more than 20 years starting in March 1980, the fast-food giant made a home on Leonor K. Sullivan Boulevard on a barge designed to resemble a paddle-wheeler.
The Great Flood of 1993 didn’t kill it; time did. In November 2000, the restaurant said it was just too expensive and not justified to do the renovations the restaurant needed.
No one knows when the coronavirus pandemic will end, but St. Louis artist Russ Mohr believes it could come soon.
His new song “Someday Soon” looks forward to a time when everyone can get back to doing what they love, when social distancing is no more.