There have been many improvements made to National Museum of Transport since it became a County Park of St. Louis County, MO, as seen in this overview. However, it is no longer the premier railroad bookstore that it was in the 1960s, 8/02/08.
This drumhead was affixed to the rear car of a special train for the dedication of the Lead Belt Line south out of Cuba, MO in the late 1960s. The drumhead is now in the gift shop of the museum, 8/2/08.
One of the operating exhibits is the St. Louis Water Division car #10. The second image shows the changing of the trolley pole at the end of the line. The third image shows the operator and interior of the car, 8/2/08.
|RI #3 LMT-12 used to haul Chicago commuter trains of modified GM Coach bus bodies.|
|Wabash 2-6-0 #573 was featured in Model Railroader in the 1950s.|
|UP 900081 diesel-electric rotary snow plow.|
|MP RS3 #4502|
|SMC and SLSF 1522|
|B&O Daniel Mason, built 1858|
|Arkansas & Missouri RS1 #22 J A Hannold|
|Jan and Mary Ann Mercante stand alongside of a CB&Q E-8 #9939A|
|Arkansas & Missouri combine #102, former Boston & Maine . Virginia and I rode this car on a special train.|
|This GM&O parlor observation was assigned to the Abraham Lincoln. I rode in this car on my 1963 trip to Notre Dame.|
|SP GS6 #4460 and Abraham Lincoln observation|
|US Army #1149 gas termine locomotive. I had a Lionel model.|
|Milwaukee Bi-Polar electric #E2|
|The West Barretts Tunnel of 1851 was the first tunnel west of the Mississippi River and was part of the Pacific Railroad.|
|Lower parking lot and minature railway.|
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