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December 12, 2010

1987 - The Trolley 04 in transit to museum

Location: Southbound N. Brentwood Boulevard next to Shaw Park.

Source:  David Bales Collection

Pevely Fountain

Location: Forsyth Boulevard and Ritz Carlton Drive

Source: Clayton School District collection photocopy
unknown year

1925 - N. Meramec and Pershing

Location: Old Town Clayton Neighborhood; unknown child in photo

Source: The Human Family collection

1948 - Straubs Grocery opens at new location on Forsyth in Clayton

Location: southwest corner of Forsyth and Maryland in Clayton, MO

Source: St. Louis Post Dispatch newsclip

1937 - Rock Island Railroad tracks

Location: Looking east, north of the 7600 block of Carrswold. This location is now the Forest Park Expressway and the Ritz Carlton otel would be on the leftside.  Pictured are Ginny Degelow, Skippy, and Mansy Degelow.

Source: David Bales collection

July 19, 2010

1904 - World's Fair Phillipine Exhibit - Igorot dwelling

Source: original picture owner unknown; image contributed by Don Senti

The Philippine Exposition spanned the area that is now the easternmost edge of the city of Clayton, from Skinker Road in the east to Big Bend Boulevard in the west, and from Clayton Road in the south to Millbrook Boulevard in the north. The Igorot Village was nearest the corner of Wydown Terrace and Skinker Road on the plot of land where Wydown Middle School sports teams now compete.