Update: The houses have been demolished.
Yes, there is a street in St. Louis where there is an active train track going right through people’s front yards. It is Antelope Street in the Baden neighborhood, and you reach it by turning right just after the viaduct when you’re heading north on Broadway.
“Wait a minute,” I said to myself, “wasn’t that house fine last winter?”
Yes, it was, and it has been destroyed by fire sometime in 2018. This area is overgrown, ruined by illegal dumping, and seemingly forgotten. What do we do to help the people still living on this street?