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Jefferson National Expansion Memorial Arch, Mississippi River between Washington & Poplar Stre, Saint Louis, St. Louis City County, MO



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HB716757
General View Of Arch Taken From The Old St

HB716758
General View Of Arch Taken From The Old St

HB716759
General View Of The Arch As Seen From The Old St

HB716760
General View Of The Arch From The Northwest Showing The Park Ground In The Foreground

HB716761
General View Of The Arch From The Park, Looking Southeast

HB716762
General View Of The Arch Form The Park, Looking Southeast

HB716763
General View Of The Arch From The East Side Of The Mississippi River

HB716764
General View Of The Arch As Seen At Sunset From The East Side Of The Mississippi River

HB716765
Arch As Seen From The North, Area Of Laclede's Landing (note Cast Iron Front Building On Right)

HB716766
View From Memorial Drive Showing The 'old Cathedral,' Basilica Of St

HB716767
View Of The Arch From The South, Note Tiny Figure On Right Side Of Arch Holding Scale Rod

HB716768
View Of The Arch From The South, Showing South Leg Of The Arch

HB716769
Detail Showing North Entrance

HB716770
Detail Of Base Of North Leg Of Arch From The South, Entrance Area

HB716771
Detail Of Top Of Arch Looking Up From Base Of North Leg

HB716772
Upper Passenger Loading Zone, Note Loading Zone Below With Turn Stiles

HB716773
Lower Passenger Loading Zone, Showing Turn Stiles And Doors To Capsules

HB716774
Detail Showing Lower Passenger Loading Area And Capsule Entrance Doors

HB716775
Detail Of Capsule Pods With Doors Closed

HB716776
Detail Of Capsule Pod With Doors Open

HB716777
Detail Of Capsule Pod, Different Lighting

HB716778
Detail Of Capsule Pod, Control Side

HB716779
Detail Showing Train Tracks, Hot Rails, Cables, Lower Curve Of South Hoistway From Southeast

HB716780
Detail Showing South Hoistway From The Southeast

HB716781
Detail Showing Braking Mechanism For Train, Note Hot Rail On Left

HB716782
Detail Of South Hoistway Showing Cables

HB716783
Detail Showing Cable, Sheeve And Hot Railss

HB716784
Detail In Hoistway Showing Hot Rails, Note Passing Of Train On Left

HB716785
Detail Of 1 Of 3 Interior Corners Of Arch, Showing System Of Stiffening Braces Or Beams, Approximately Half Way Up The Leg Of The Arch

HB716786
Detail Of Hoistway At The Top Of The Arch, Train Is In Backround, Note Train Is On Top Of Tracks

HB716787
Detail Of Hoistway At Top Of Arch, Different Lighting

HB716788
Detail Showing Tracks, Hot Rails, And Cables, Lower Curve Of South Hoistway At The Base Of The Arch, Note Train Is Under Tracks

HB716789
Detail Showing Top Area Of Arch From The South, Control Panel Is On The Right

HB716790
Detail Of Visitor Observation Area, Top Of Arch, Looking South


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Item Title


Location
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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER MO-40

Subjects
Concrete Arches
Engineering


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. GENERAL VIEW OF ARCH TAKEN FROM THE OLD ST. LOUIS COURTHOUSE, LOOKING EAST TO THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER
2. GENERAL VIEW OF ARCH TAKEN FROM THE OLD ST. LOUIS COURTHOUSE, LOOKING EAST TO THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER
3. GENERAL VIEW OF THE ARCH AS SEEN FROM THE OLD ST. LOUIS COURTHOUSE
4. GENERAL VIEW OF THE ARCH FROM THE NORTHWEST SHOWING THE PARK GROUND IN THE FOREGROUND
5. GENERAL VIEW OF THE ARCH FROM THE PARK, LOOKING SOUTHEAST
6. GENERAL VIEW OF THE ARCH FORM THE PARK, LOOKING SOUTHEAST
7. GENERAL VIEW OF THE ARCH FROM THE EAST SIDE OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER
8. GENERAL VIEW OF THE ARCH AS SEEN AT SUNSET FROM THE EAST SIDE OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER
9. ARCH AS SEEN FROM THE NORTH, AREA OF LACLEDE'S LANDING (Note cast iron front building on right)
10. VIEW FROM MEMORIAL DRIVE SHOWING THE 'OLD CATHEDRAL,' BASILICA OF ST. LOUIS, KING OF FRANCE
11. VIEW OF THE ARCH FROM THE SOUTH, NOTE TINY FIGURE ON RIGHT SIDE OF ARCH HOLDING SCALE ROD
12. VIEW OF THE ARCH FROM THE SOUTH, SHOWING SOUTH LEG OF THE ARCH
13. DETAIL SHOWING NORTH ENTRANCE
14. DETAIL OF BASE OF NORTH LEG OF ARCH FROM THE SOUTH, ENTRANCE AREA
15. DETAIL OF TOP OF ARCH LOOKING UP FROM BASE OF NORTH LEG
16. UPPER PASSENGER LOADING ZONE, NOTE LOADING ZONE BELOW WITH TURN STILES
17. LOWER PASSENGER LOADING ZONE, SHOWING TURN STILES AND DOORS TO CAPSULES
18. DETAIL SHOWING LOWER PASSENGER LOADING AREA AND CAPSULE ENTRANCE DOORS
19. DETAIL OF CAPSULE PODS WITH DOORS CLOSED
20. DETAIL OF CAPSULE POD WITH DOORS OPEN
21. DETAIL OF CAPSULE POD, DIFFERENT LIGHTING
22. DETAIL OF CAPSULE POD, CONTROL SIDE
23. DETAIL SHOWING TRAIN TRACKS, HOT RAILS, CABLES, LOWER CURVE OF SOUTH HOISTWAY FROM SOUTHEAST
24. DETAIL SHOWING SOUTH HOISTWAY FROM THE SOUTHEAST
25. DETAIL SHOWING BRAKING MECHANISM FOR TRAIN, NOTE HOT RAIL ON LEFT
26. DETAIL OF SOUTH HOISTWAY SHOWING CABLES
27. DETAIL SHOWING CABLE, SHEEVE AND HOT RAILSS
28. DETAIL IN HOISTWAY SHOWING HOT RAILS, NOTE PASSING OF TRAIN ON LEFT
29. DETAIL OF 1 OF 3 INTERIOR CORNERS OF ARCH, SHOWING SYSTEM OF STIFFENING BRACES OR BEAMS, APPROXIMATELY HALF WAY UP THE LEG OF THE ARCH
30. DETAIL OF HOISTWAY AT THE TOP OF THE ARCH, TRAIN IS IN BACKROUND, NOTE TRAIN IS ON TOP OF TRACKS
31. DETAIL OF HOISTWAY AT TOP OF ARCH, DIFFERENT LIGHTING
32. DETAIL SHOWING TRACKS, HOT RAILS, AND CABLES, LOWER CURVE OF SOUTH HOISTWAY AT THE BASE OF THE ARCH, NOTE TRAIN IS UNDER TRACKS
33. DETAIL SHOWING TOP AREA OF ARCH FROM THE SOUTH, CONTROL PANEL IS ON THE RIGHT
34. DETAIL OF VISITOR OBSERVATION AREA, TOP OF ARCH, LOOKING SOUTH


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