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

SL-SF#3000

St. Louis- San Francisco

 

1960

 
SL-SF#3000 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, April 22, 2019
1. SL-SF#3000 Marker
Inscription.  Built by the St. Louis-San Francisco (Frisco) Railway, number 3000 is the first tri-level rack built to carry automobiles. Its inside dimensions are 83' long, 8'6" wide and it used concrete for ballast. Due to vandalism by enclosed automotive transporters. Donated in 1977 by the St. Louis-San Francisco Railway Company.
 
Erected by Museum of Transportation.
 
Location. 38° 34.276′ N, 90° 27.783′ W. Marker is near St. Louis, Missouri, in St. Louis County. Marker can be reached from Barrett Station Road east of Old Dougherty Ferry Road, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3015 Barrett Station Road, Saint Louis MO 63122, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. #1575 (here, next to this marker); TTOX #130059 (here, next to this marker); URTX #37144 (a few steps from this marker); #1582 (a few steps from this marker); #113 (a few steps from this marker); MCHX #117 (a few steps from this marker); #E-2
SL-SF#3000 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, April 22, 2019
2. SL-SF#3000 Marker
(a few steps from this marker); #6117 (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Louis.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on April 28, 2019. This page originally submitted on April 28, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 33 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 28, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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