A new exhibit at St. Louis Lambert International Airport focuses on the history of transportation.
Traveling through Time: Photographs from the collections of the St. Louis Mercantile Library at the University of Missouri St. Louis brings to the airport iconic black and white photos of the S.S. Admiral at the St. Louis waterfront, hot air balloon travel, some of St. Louis’ first female airline pilots, St. Louis’ Union Station, a boatman navigating the Mississippi River, and an early view of the Eads Bridge.
The six iconic images draw from the Mercantile’s special collections and are enlarged to nearly 7 ft. tall for easy viewing in light display boxes on the passageways between the lower level of Terminal 1 and Baggage Claim.
The Traveling through Time exhibition will be on display through September 2018.
(Photos courtesy of the St. Louis Mercantile Library at the University 0f Missouri – St. Louis. )
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