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From the Pike to the Spike
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TitleFrom the Pike to the Spike
AbstractArticle about the history of river front development in Saint Louis along the Mississippi and Missouri Rivers, starting with the "Pike" steamship in 1817 and the "spike" in railroads, made possible with the Eads Bridge in the 1870s. Description of the rebirth of economic and tourism interest in the river front, partially due to gambling on casino boats in the 1990s, with photos, reproduced paintings, and illustrations.
AuthorDavid A. Pokonry
DateSummer 1993
SourceMissouri Magazine
LocationMVSC Q 977.8 M6793
Volume20
Number2
Page20-30
Local SubjectSaint Louis, Missouri
Riverfront Area
Rivers
IllustrationsNo
Item TypeMagazine Article
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Item ID105667
CONTENTdm number14423
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