Streetlight from the Old Bellerive Country Club, St. Louis, MO U.S.A.

The Mercantile Library of St. Louis has many many treasures to explore.  One day when I was there, I saw this streetlight (of course I would notice it).  I was thrilled when I asked it’s origin to learn that it had been a part of the Old Bellerive Country Club which was located in Normandy, Missouri until the early 1970s.  They sold the land and that land is now the University of Missouri – St. Louis (where I work).  Of course, then I had to include it in my collection.

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Kansas City, Missouri U.S.A.

The front of the Raphael Hotel on Ward Parkway

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The driveway into the Raphael Hotel on Ward Parkway (looking away from the hotel)

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The Broadway bridge across Brush Creek across from the Raphael Hotel (heading toward Country Club Plaza.  The light was erected in 1912 by the Board of Public Works.

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The Rockhill Bridge over Brush Creek.  There was no information about when this was erected.

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