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Photo Flood 129: Clayton

Photo Flood 129: Clayton

  photo by Caren Libby Lincoln had Douglas. Stalin had Trotsky. Schwarzenegger had Stallone. There have been a lot of great rivalries throughout history, but perhaps most important among them is the rivalry for which every St. Louisan (and adjacent) must choose a side: St. Louis City vs. St....

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Mini-Flood 88: Old Chain of Rocks Bridge

Mini-Flood 88: Old Chain of Rocks Bridge

photo by Mark McKeown Among the more interesting and storied of St. Louis bridges, Old Chain of Rocks Bridge, with its characteristic 30-degree curve in the middle, was the entryway for Route 66 into Missouri. Today, this pedestrian-only bridge offers sweeping views of the Mississippi River, while at its...

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Photo Flood 128: Downtown West

Photo Flood 128: Downtown West

photo by Joe Harrison Some will argue that Downtown West is more “Downtown” than Downtown, and they definitely have some good reasons why that may be, including that it is one of the fastest growing neighborhoods in St. Louis. In fact, a lot has changed since even our last...

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Photo Flood 127: The Patch

Photo Flood 127: The Patch

photo by Diana Linsley In the very southern tip of the City of St. Louis, lays a neighborhood that many from the region either overlook or don’t even know exists. Unfortunate circumstances for a neighborhood that was central to so much river industry for many years, including St. Louis’...

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Photo Flood 126: Collinsville

Photo Flood 126: Collinsville

Photographer Mike Matney Home to the world’s largest ketchup bottle, Collinsville straddles Madison and St. Clair counties in Illinois; Belleville lies to the south, Edwardsville to the north, and is only 15 miles from downtown St. Louis. The city has a population of 24,366 according to the last census....

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Photo Flood 125: Granite City

Photo Flood 125: Granite City

photo by Jason Gray Granite City is the third largest city in Southern Illinois, and an important former company town responsible (in part) for the region’s and the nation’s industrial growth. photo by Mike Matney

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Mini-Flood 85: Paint Louis

Mini-Flood 85: Paint Louis

Photo by Mike Matney As a celebration of graffiti art and hip-hop, Paint Louis is an annual event along the floodwall just south of the Gateway Arch. It is free and open to the public. With its humble beginnings of local artists wanting a space to express themselves, it...

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Mini Flood 83: Festival of Chariots

Mini Flood 83: Festival of Chariots

  Photographer Joe Harrison Chariot Festival This year’s Chariot Festival was held at Creve Coeur Memorial Park. The festival, known as Ratha Yatra involves a parade that begins with hundreds of people pulling a 36′ tall chariot carrying the form of Krishna. The festival was organized by the International...

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Photo Flood 123: Bevo Mill

Photo Flood 123: Bevo Mill

Photographer Maureen Minich Photographer Florence Flick Bevo Mill was flood 21, first visited by Photo Flood STL in April 2014. Here is the link to the original article with an extensive write up on the area. http://www.photofloodstl.org/photo-flood-21-bevo-mill/  Photographer Mike Matney Photographer Bob Crowe Clay deposits discovered in the 1830s...

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