Year: 2011

Harland Bartholomew’s “Theoretical Diagram of Proposed Transit System”

Harland Bartholomew came to St. Louis in 1916 at the invitation of the Civic League of St. Louis with the charge of creating a comprehensive plan for the city of St. Louis. Three years later, he was appointed City Planning...

/ 13 January 2011

St. Louis Elevated and Rapid Transit Railway

New York built the first elevated railway line in the country on Ninth Ave in 1868. After replacing the initial cable propelled system with steam locomotives, the elevated system began expanding rapidly. By 1882, 3 more elevated railway lines extending...

/ 5 January 2011