Aviation History of St. Louis, Mo.

 "City of Flight"

Navy jets over the St. Louis Riverfront (before the Gateway Arch was built). Date: 4 May 1951. Flying jet numbered 102 was Lt. Gerell and 104, LCDR Griese. These planes operated out of the St. Louis Naval Station, located at Lambert Field. Photo contributed by George Everding, LCDR USN (ret). [Enlargement]



Civilian travel at Lambert Field via Trans World Airlines. There was no luxurious air-conditioned gates or terminal. The control was rather small, at right in first image. These were snapshots taken by Buford and Dorothy Holley at the St. Louis Airport, circa 1945-1950. Collection of Scott K. Williams, Florissant, Mo. [Enlargement Left] [Enlargement Right]




History's Time Portal to Old St. Louis


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