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

Iron Mountain Railroad

Life in 1800's Carondelet

 
 
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By Devry Becker Jones, September 14, 2019
1. Iron Mountain Railroad Marker
Inscription.  The Iron Mountain Railroad's tracks were laid in 1855. It traveled to St. Louis to Carondelet 10 times per day, spurring a great deal of industry in the community.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceRailroads & Streetcars.
 
Location. 38° 32.5′ N, 90° 15.858′ W. Marker is in Patch in St. Louis, Missouri. Marker is at the intersection of Marceau Street and South Broadway, on the right when traveling east on Marceau Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Saint Louis MO 63111, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Volunteer Fire Dept. (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Eads' Ironclads (approx. 0.4 miles away); Dedicated to James B. Eads (approx. 0.4 miles away); Susan Blow (approx. half a mile away); Carondelet Hotel (approx. 0.8 miles away); Carondelet Drum Corps (approx. one mile away); Jefferson Barracks - A River Flowing Through Time (approx. 1˝ miles away); Jefferson Barracks - At the Confluence of American History (approx. 1˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Patch.
 
Iron Mountain Railroad Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, September 14, 2019
2. Iron Mountain Railroad Marker
Iron Mountain Railroad Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, September 14, 2019
3. Iron Mountain Railroad Marker
Iron Mountain Railroad Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, September 14, 2019
4. Iron Mountain Railroad Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 18, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 56 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 18, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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