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February 26, 2016

Missouri More Than 100 Years Ago: 66 Amazing Vintage Pictures of Streets of St.Louis in the Early 20th Century

This was everyday life in St.Louis more than 100 years ago.

A boy on stilts stands in front of the produce stands in front of the F.J. Voepel Market, 1906

A man peers out of the window at Cole Brothers Lightning Rod Company at 316 S. Seventh Street, ca. 1900s

An empty cart for distributing beer in front of a bar on a street, ca. 1900s

Broadway and Locust, southwest corner, 1909

Broadway looking north from Keokuk Street, ca. 1900s

C.J. Reilly Horse Shoer shop at 308 North Leonard Avenue, 1906

Carr Street north of Eleventh Street, ca. 1900s

Charles Meder Grocery store at the corner of Ninteenth and Dodier Streets, ca. 1900s

Colonel Frederick Dent Residence at the southwest corner of Fourth and Cerre Streets, 1915

Construction of North Taylor Avenue at the intersection of Florissant Avenue, 1906

Delmar Boulevard from Kingshighway, 1914

Grand Avenue and Olive Boulevard, south side, street under construction, 1907

Grand Avenue Water Tower, 1915

Gravois Road looking east at River des Peres, 1914

Group of men standing in front of the Globe Shaving Parlor at 1015 Carr Street, ca. 1910

Horse-drawn cart stopped at the curb of a street in St.Louis, ca. 1900s

Intersection of Fifteenth Street and Franklin, looking northwest, ca. 1900s

Intersection of Sixth and Walnut Streets, 1907

Lawton Street looking west to Beaumont, ca. 1910

Market Street Grocery Company building, ca 1900s

Missouri Athletic Club fire wreckage at the northwest corner of Fourth Street and Washington Avenue, 1914

Mound City Buggy Company on east side of Broadway between Papin and Chouteau, ca. 1900s

Mutoscope Parlor and Theatre on the northwest corner of Olive Street and Leonard Avenue, 1912

Nineteenth Street looking north from Dodier Street, 1900

Nineteenth Street looking south across Morgan and Lucas Streets, ca. 1900s

Northeast corner of Third Street and Lucas Avenue, ca. 1900s

Northwest corner of Eighth and Pine Streets, 1910

Olive Street looking toward Sarah Street. Photograph, ca. 1910

Pedestrians on the sidewalk near the intersection of Sixth and Locust Streets, ca. 1900s

Pedestrians passing the F.W. Woolworth Company store at 413 N. Sixth Street and the Strand Theater box office, 1914

Seventh Street looking north towards Locust Street, ca. 1910s

Sidewalk in front of 1006 Olive Street, ca. 1900s

Sidewalk on Olive Street looking west from Seventh Street, ca. 1900s

Sidewalk on the 3500 block of Olive Street, 1907

Sidewalk scene on a street in St. Louis, ca. 1900s

Sixth Street looking south from Lucas Avenue, 1906

Snow Truck and Cleaning crew on the 2800 block of Chouteau Avenue, 1909

Southwest corner of Leonard Avenue and Locust Street, ca. 1900s

Spruce Street looking toward Second Street, ca. 1900s

St. Louis City Hall, ca. 1900s

St. Louis Public Library at 1301 Olive Street, ca. 1910

St. Nicholas Hotel, 407 North Eighth Street (northwest corner of Eighth and Locust Streets, also known as
the Victoria Building), 1905

Store front window of a liquor store on Chouteau Avenue, ca. 1900s

Store front window of M.E. Croak and Company Clothier on the southeast corner of Olive and Tenth Streets, 1904

Store front windows for Fellhauer Brothers (August and Martin) Saloon at 3315 Olive Street, 1907

Street cleaner at work on Twelfth Street between Olive and Locust Streets, 1909

Street pavers at work on Compton Avenue north of Meramec, 1906

Street workers and carriages on a street in St. Louis, ca. 1900s

Street workers using a steam roller to repair Twelfth Street between Chestnut and Pine Streets, 1910

Talbot's Hippodrome posters posted on buildings at 1123 - 1131 Market Street, ca. 1900s

Third Street, looking north to Chestnut Street, ca. 1900s

Trorlicht, Duncker and Renard Carpet Company on Washington Avenue east of Third Street, 1904

Twelfth Street north of Market Street, 1909

Two girls standing in front of Henry Heier Undertaker and Embalmer shop at 3432 Shenandoah Street, 1906

U.S. Mail Carriage parked on Olive Street near Grand Avenue, 1906

Union Station from Eighteenth and Market Streets, 1904

Wash Street, between Eighteenth and Nineteenth Streets, ca. 1900s

Washington Avenue looking east from Seventh Street, 1912

Washington Avenue looking east from Seventh Street, ca. 1910

Washington Avenue west from Eighth Street, 1903

Washington Avenue west from Ninth Street, 1903

Washington Avenue west from Seventh Street, ca. 1900

Washington Avenue west from Sixth Street, 1906

Washington Street east from Tenth Street, 1905

Workers using a crane to tear up the road on Chestnut Street west of Ninth Street, 1914

Wrecked car parked outside of Neal O'Donnell's Practical Horse Shoeing shop at 3148 Chouteau Avenue, 1906

(via Missouri History Museum)



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