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May 4, 2018

Flashback Friday

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This is a Hodiamont streetcar going westbound on Olive at Compton. The top of the Gateway Arch in the background is a clue that the photo was taken in the mid-1960s after the Arch was topped out in 1965, but before the Hodiamont line’s final run in 1966.

Today, Circus Flora is in town and the big top is up near this photo’s location in Grand Center. Ride MetroBus to their new show, “The Case of the Missing Bellhop” this weekend.


3 thoughts on “Flashback Friday”

  1. Sean Flynn says:

    This is Olive. Right around Compton, I think. 1966.

    1. Jerry says:

      That is exactly right – well done!

  2. steve siegerist says:

    I think the streetcar is a block east of Compton at Cardinal. There are no traffic lights in the photo, which would be there at Compton.

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