July 26, 2017 Wednesday evening
“The Missouri Pacific Railroad in St. Louis County” by Nick Fry
SCHS general meeting and presentation “The Missouri Pacific Railroad in St. Louis County” by Nick Fry curator of the Mercantile Library’s John W. Barriger III National Railroad collection. The presentation will cover the earliest predecessor lines, from the Pacific Railroad of Missouri and the Iron Mountain, to the modern era.
St Lucas UCC church at 11735 Denny Road, St. Louis, Missouri USA 63126
Doors open at 6:30 pm for members and visitors to see displays and exhibits, and to meet the speaker for the evening. Refreshments, 6:45. There will be a brief business meeting at 7:00 pm finishing about 7:20 followed by the presentation on railroads. Doors close at 9:00 pm.
Free and open to the public. Bring a friend, family member, fellow railroad hobbyist.
Tables and displays
Also see the table for Crestwood Mall Memories – Bring memorabilia, photos and memories to share
around the memories table
with Debbie Lister.
See Crestwood Mall – photos by John Frey
See display table by American Association of Railroaders, Inc., of Missouri Pacific and St Louis related items. Pick up a copy of their event schedule.
See directions to St Lucas UCC Church.
Tour to the Museum of Transportation
August 3, 2017, Thursday, 9:45 am
Summer Meet-at-the-Site Tour to the Museum of Transportation
The Museum of Transportation at 3015 Barrett Station Rd, St. Louis, MO 63122 Web site: Museum of Transport
It is recommended we use the upper parking lot. We meet outside the Barrett Station Road entrance, the brown building (there is a boat and a plane near there), at 9:45 am. We pay together and enter. We then join the free guided tour at 10:00 am.
The entrance fee is $8.00 per person. Walking is required, some up hill. The facilities are wheelchair and walker accessible.
Please sign up for the tour at the SCHS general meeting on July 26 or email Stephen Hanperter at email@example.com.
To share driving to the site, meet at St Lucas UCC church east parking lot at the end of the lot by the recycling containers. The gathering time at St Lucas is 9:00 am and departure is at 9:15 am. See directions to St Lucas UCC.