Gateway Arch, St. Louis, Missouri

Steven Dutch, Natural and Applied Sciences, University of Wisconsin - Green Bay
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Approaching the arch from the east.
Bridges across the Mississippi.
Visitors unfamiliar with Missouri might assume this is the state capitol, but it's really the historic court house.
Above: flags of the U.S., Missouri, and the city of St. Louis, symbolizing its French origins and its location at the confluence of the Mississippi and Missouri Rivers.

Left and below: river traffic.
The "elevator" is actually a steep inclined railway with tilting pod cars.
Left and below, views of St. Louis from the arch.
The court house
Views of the Mississippi.
It's a bit cramped at the top, and the windows are small.
Waiting for the ride down.
Overhead panorama of the arch

 
Above: I have no idea what this was, but it was pretty big.

Panorama of St. Louis


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Created 5 March 2009, Last Update 02 July 2012

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