Thursday, September 1, 2011

Union Station Train Shed

Such an amazing space, and in my opinion much more useful as a wide open space, clear of impediments.We will see what the future holds for the train shed.



1 comment:

  1. Tom Maher - KirkwoodSeptember 1, 2011 at 9:48 PM

    It IS such an amazing and simply breathtaking space!
    I recall us driving WAA Downtown in the '40s and very early '50s to pick up visiting relatives (not all lived on the MoPac line to use our own Kirkwood station - or Frisco, for that matter, to use the Webster station).

    It is so immense even now - imagine how it was to a small kid then! And of course, it was full of trains, and some even still STEAM-POWERED! Oh, the joy!

    OT, but my late Grandfather was an engineer on the MOP from the 'late '90s until the mid-'30s. He did drive some the line's passenger trains, but I dunno which.

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