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

Circa 1875

 
 
Circa 1875 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, October 15, 2019
1. Circa 1875 Marker
Sidewalk plaque
Inscription.  Underneath your feet here at Seventh Street, MetroLink winds its way through a railroad tunnel in use since 1875. This double-arched, two-track tunnel was built for freight and passenger train travel from Eads Bridge to the rail yards south of downtown.
 
Location. 38° 37.751′ N, 90° 11.454′ W. Marker is in St. Louis, Missouri. Marker is on North 7th Street just north of Locust Street, on the right when traveling north. Marker is a sidewalk plaque that sits outside the 7th Street Parking Garage, and is across the street from the Thompson Coburn LLC building and its outdoor plaza. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 635 Locust Street, Saint Louis MO 63101, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Circa 1976 (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Circa 1910 (about 400 feet away); Wainwright Building (about 700 feet away); Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis (approx. 0.2 miles away); Teenager Samuel Clemens (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Security Building (approx. 0.2 miles
Circa 1875 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, October 15, 2019
2. Circa 1875 Marker
Intersection of 7th and Locust Streets is in the background
away); Merchant Laclede Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Missouri Athletic Club (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Louis.
 
More about this marker. This is one of three sidewalk plaques along North 7th Street, which are part of the Mercantile Exchange (MX) District series.
 
Categories. Railroads & Streetcars
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on October 17, 2019. This page originally submitted on October 17, 2019, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. This page has been viewed 41 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 17, 2019, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
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