Forest Park Is that really a ponderosa pine? Sure looks like one, but different than I've ever seen before...
A close up of the needles...
A look at the trunk...
The man, the legend, Thomas Jefferson
Surveyors tools of the trade
More surveyors tools
Model of the Observation Wheel from 1904
A map display on the floor
A strange re-breather device to re-capture moisture from the breath, one of tools Charles Lindenburg used on the longer flights he took.
An exceptionally poor phone cam picture of a vial of the actual motor oil from the Spirit of St. Louis plane used in the legendary record flight. I tried to capture the rather intricate support wire used to steady the unstable vial used.
Cropped the top... grrr!
A replica of the contract used for the Louisiana Purchase! (Must not have used an attorney)
A bad looking WWII gun
Japanese cuisine... Mmmmm!
An historic boathouse on the Mississippi River at St. Charles
A cheese menu? Gotta love that!
The BPOE Building!
A random alley shot...