1. Actually, these are the “new” tracks. The original were located just North of these and ran through a tunnel (aka “mushroom cave”) that was abandoned by the railroad when the new tracks were built.

    • The original 40 year old single track line was replaced with the new double track line in 1923.
      Glimpses of Meramec Highlands “St. Louis’ Only Exclusive Health and Pleasure Resort”
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