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Valley Park in St. Louis County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

1935 Frisco Caboose

 
 
1935 Frisco Caboose Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brad Tissi, March 2, 2013
1. 1935 Frisco Caboose Marker
Inscription. Nov. 3, 1998
1935 Frisco Caboose
Original caboose #398
Originated in Valley Park, MO
Moved to Ameren UE Country Club in 1962.
Donated back to the parks and recreation of the city of Valley Park on Nov. 3, 1998.
"A piece of history made reality"
Thank you, from:
The City of Valley Park and parks and recreation
 
Erected 1998 by City of Valley Park.
 
Location. 38° 32.955′ N, 90° 29.473′ W. Marker is in Valley Park, Missouri, in St. Louis County. Marker is on Beckett Memorial Drive just north of Marshall Road, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Valley Park MO 63088, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A "Key" from the past... (approx. 6.2 miles away); Grant's Departure / ~150 Years Ago— (approx. 7 miles away); Changes at White Haven / ~150 Years Ago - Grants Horses (approx. 7 miles away); Working Plantation / ~150 Years Ago - Emancipation (approx. 7 miles away); Outbuildings / ~150 Years Ago—Colored Troops (approx.
1935 Frisco Caboose Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brad Tissi
2. 1935 Frisco Caboose Marker
7 miles away); A Slave Plantation (approx. 7 miles away); White Haven (approx. 7 miles away); A Community within a Community / ~150 Years Ago—Contraband (approx. 7.6 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  City of Valley Park Homepage. (Submitted on April 15, 2013, by Brad Tissi of Manchester, Missouri.)
 
Categories. Railroads & Streetcars
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 16, 2018. This page originally submitted on April 15, 2013. This page has been viewed 347 times since then and 30 times this year. Last updated on October 15, 2018. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 15, 2013, by Brad Tissi of Manchester, Missouri. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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