Fall has started in our Forest Park. This area with its lagoons, streams and lakes make it a be a special place to visit. You can travel through here by boat or canoe to enjoy the wildlife and landscape.
The Eads Bridge is a combined road and railway bridge over the Mississippi River connecting the cities of St. Louis, Missouri and East St. Louis, Illinois. It is located on the St. Louis riverfront between Laclede’s Landing, to the north, and the grounds of the Gateway Arch, to the south. Near the water’s edge youContinue reading “Eads Bridge”
This is a view of the St. Louis skyline from the deck of the Chain of Rocks Bridge. In addition to the buildings, you can see the St. Louis Arch. The little French Chateau building in the foreground is actually the water intake for the St. Louis water supply and is actually quite large andContinue reading “River Chateau”
A helicopter view of St. Louis as it sits on the Mississippi River. In this view are landmarks such as the Gateway Arch and historic Eads Bridge. The city of St. Louis was founded in 1764 by French fur traders Pierre Laclède and Auguste Chouteau, and named after Louis IX of France. In 1764, following France’s defeat in the Seven Years’ War,Continue reading “River City”
On Memorial Day I took my wife and Basset Hounds to lunch in St. Louis’ Central West End. This is an eclectic area with lots of interesting restaurants, shops and people. Llywelyn’s is an old restaurant in the area with good food. While we had lunch, the dogs did a little people watching!
This is a photo I took about four years ago in St. Louis’ City Garden, a sculpture park in the downtown area. The critics are my two Basset Hounds, Lolly and Clementine. This park is full of interesting things to photograph. I will be returning later this week, watch here for the results.