3,999 posts ago, I started this website, back in May of 2007 (the twelfth anniversary is coming up in a couple of months), and while technically a few posts have been deleted for various reasons due to redundancy, or whatnot,… Continue Reading
The last of St. Louis’s gasometers is being torn down. That’s a shame, but I did spot one still standing off in the distance in Edinburgh.
Update: This last gasometer in the St. Louis region was torn down shortly after this photograph was taken in the winter of 2013. Once one of four gasometers built in the St. Louis area, it is now the last one,… Continue Reading
Driving down I-44 a couple of weeks ago, I noticed that demolition of the Shrewsbury Gasometers had begun. Much to my horror when I went to photograph them on New Year’s Day, they had already been largely demolished. Twisted metal,… Continue Reading
Update: Revised October 2018 with revised photographs, texts and links to relevant posts. On the heels of my pleasant trip down Page Blvd last weekend, I decided to check out Natural Bridge Ave, a possible route for the northern extension… Continue Reading
It occurred to me on the way westbound on Highway 40 on Sunday that the Forest Park Gasometer had very little time left, as can be seen in this photo above. I returned on Tuesday to get a few more pictures,… Continue Reading