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This factory built in four sections, am listing as one building...listed as building "2"...no letter for this one.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 8/1/2020

last visited: never

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This depot, moved from original location when new one built in 1923, was made freight depot and still standing.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 8/16/2018

last visited: never

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Taller portion built in 1888

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 10/17/2018

last visited: never

Image for OLDEST - Frame Building in Washington, MOview gallery

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Historic house on the Missouri River front.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 5/13/2019

last visited: never

Image for OLDEST - Village in County - Marthasville, MOview gallery

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Village in County - Marthasville, MO

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Hard to believe, but this village was on the banks of the Missouri River - then. Please also view map in galley.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 1/5/2014

last visited: never

Image for LONGEST - Rails-To-Trails in US - Marthasville, MOview gallery

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SuperlativesLONGEST - Rails-To-Trails in US - Marthasville, MO

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The marker (panel) is st St. Charles, and Marthasville, and a couple other trailheads...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 6/2/2020

last visited: never

Image for OLDEST - Depot on the M.K.T. Railroad - Marthasville, MOview gallery

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Depot on the M.K.T. Railroad - Marthasville, MO

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Maps usually mess this up, but street names here are "One St.","Two St." , "Three St.", etc... kept from pioneer days - and not normal 1st St., 2nd St., 3rd St., which are up he hill in "new" part of town...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 6/2/2020

last visited: never

Image for LARGEST - Segment on the Katy Trail State Park - Treloar, MOview gallery

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SuperlativesLARGEST - Segment on the Katy Trail State Park - Treloar, MO

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On the Katy Trail if going west from Treloar, this tells you what is coming up.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 5/27/2020

last visited: never

Image for OLDEST - Lutheran Church West of the Mississippi  River - New Melle, MOview gallery

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Oldest Lutheran Church still open west of the Mississippi River.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 2/21/2018

last visited: never

Image for ONLY - Public School Privately Owned - Hermann, MOview gallery

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SuperlativesONLY - Public School Privately Owned - Hermann, MO

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At the time, Only privately owned Public School in Missouri.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 5/10/2020

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLONGEST - Developed Rails to Trails - McKittrick, MO

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Anniversary marker at the trailhead at McKittrick, MO

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 4/27/2020

last visited: never

Image for LARGEST (LONGEST) - Segment of Katy Trail - McKittrick, MOview gallery

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History, mileposts and notice of what to look for on your journey

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 4/29/2020

last visited: never

Image for Worlds Largest Tank Car - St. Louis MOview gallery

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SuperlativesWorlds Largest Tank Car - St. Louis MO

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Worlds Largest Tank Car on display at the National Transportation Museum St. Louis MO.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kJfishman

location: Missouri

date approved: 11/26/2013

last visited: 5/21/2014

Image for LARGEST- Railroad locomotive in the world -St. Louis MOview gallery

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SuperlativesLARGEST- Railroad locomotive in the world -St. Louis MO

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Union Pacific's Centennial locomotive 6944

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kJfishman

location: Missouri

date approved: 3/25/2016

last visited: never

Image for HEAVIEST - Rotary Snowplow ever builtview gallery

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The heaviest snow plow ever built, located at the Museum of Transportation in Kirkwood, MO.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Wampa-One

location: Missouri

date approved: 12/14/2008

last visited: 5/22/2014

Image for LARGEST - Natural Lake in the State of Missouriview gallery

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SuperlativesLARGEST - Natural Lake in the State of Missouri

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Creve Coeur Lake is the largest natural lake in the State of Missouri.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kJfishman

location: Missouri

date approved: 12/21/2015

last visited: never

Image for OLDEST - Brick  Church N. of Missouri River - St. Charles, MOview gallery

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Today a law office, but was Methodist Church and School...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 4/16/2020

last visited: never

Image for OLDEST - Settlement in Northern Missouri - St. Charles, MOview gallery

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Known as Upper Louisiana under Spanish Rule...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 4/14/2020

last visited: never

Image for OLDEST- Operational Military Installation West of the Mississippi Riverview gallery

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Military installation established 1826

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Wampa-One

location: Missouri

date approved: 9/16/2008

last visited: never

Image for OLDEST - Standing Church West of the Mississippi River - Old St. Ferdinand Shrine - Florissant, Missouriview gallery

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Standing Church West of the Mississippi River - Old St. Ferdinand Shrine - Florissant, Missouri

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Historic former Catholic parish church now maintained as a Catholic Shrine in Florissant, Missouri

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Missouri

date approved: 1/5/2008

last visited: never

Image for FIRST - Geodesic Dome Greenhouse in World - St Louis, Missouriview gallery

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SuperlativesFIRST - Geodesic Dome Greenhouse in World - St Louis, Missouri

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At the time of its opening in 1960 the Climatron at the Missouri Botanical Garden was the world's first geodesic dome greenhouse.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Missouri

date approved: 5/12/2007

last visited: 5/28/2019

Image for Largest White Basswood Tree - St. Louis, MOview gallery

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SuperlativesLargest White Basswood Tree - St. Louis, MO

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This Basswood is the “largest known tree of its species in the United States of America.”

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Missouri

date approved: 11/14/2013

last visited: never

Image for OLDEST -  Continuously Operating Greenhouse in United States - St. Louis, Missouriview gallery

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Continuously Operating Greenhouse in United States - St. Louis, Missouri

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The Linnean House at the Missouri Botanical Garden is the oldest continuously operated greenhouse in the United States.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Missouri

date approved: 5/5/2007

last visited: 5/28/2019

Image for ONLY - Statue of Columbus With a Beard in US - St. Louis, MOview gallery

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SuperlativesONLY - Statue of Columbus With a Beard in US - St. Louis, MO

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The sculptor did not want the beard

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 1/27/2016

last visited: never

Image for OLDEST - Urban Park in the Louisiana Purchase Territory - St. Louis, MOview gallery

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Urban Park in the Louisiana Purchase Territory - St. Louis, MO

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Established in 1836, or you can just say "Oldest Park West of the Mississippi"

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 1/15/2016

last visited: never

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