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Identifier: P0597

Title: James A. Hooke Collection: Electric Terminal Railroad Construction

Description: James A. Hooke was the Director of Public Utilities in St. Louis from 1915 to1924 and was the consulting engineer for the St. Louis Electric Terminal Railway Company subway and elevated project from 1929 to 1933. The James A. Hooke collection consists of a photograph album with about 470 snapshot photographs, some loose snapshot photographs, and about 500 negatives showing the construction of a rail link between Washington Avenue and the McKinley Bridge by the St. Louis Electric Terminal Railway Company around 1930. The collection includes a few photos related to the project taken in 1970. See also the James A. Hooke Papers in the MHS Archives. Subjects include: Tyler Street and Clinton Street views; street scenes; aerial views of St. Louis; railroad yard; excavation.

Rights: UND

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Dates: 1927 - 1970

Type(s): Snapshots
Collection

Maker/Creator: St. Louis studios: W.C. Persons; Sievers; Papin Aerial Surveys; Earling Photo Co.

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