St. Charles City Veteran’s Memorial, Bishops Landing, along the Missouri River in St. Charles, MO. Each service is recognized on one side of the Memorial and the POW/MIA flag is displayed on one of the five flag poles along with the Nation’s colors.
Monthly Archives: July 2013
While most of the lights on the old lead mill at the Missouri Mines State Historic Site are very basic, those on the side of the mill building closest to the powerhouse are supported by a more decorative steel or iron frame which casts an interesting shadow on the brick walls.
Steel or iron framework to support electrical distribution system outside the former powerhouse at the Missouri Mines State Historic Site. Some of the old insulators are visible near the top of the image and an old transformer rests on the ground in the background. The mill building is to the left side.
Last week I was out exploring new photo opportunities with limited success. On my way home I decided to drive through Desoto, MO, to see if there were any interesting images to be had around the Union Pacific railroad shops there. As I drove into town, I saw what appeared to be a pristine Texaco gas station from the mid-1900’s. The building didn’t appear to be open and there was no information about what was housed there or why this […]
I had the opportunity to visit the Missouri Mines State Historic Site this morning and wanted to share a few images from the trip. The site is located on the old Federal Mill No. 3, previously owned by the St. Joseph Lead Co. This mill, which operated until 1972, was the largest lead mill in the world. The site, along with nearby land, was donated to the State of Missouri in 1975 for use as a park. Other than the […]