Arch Across the River

The Eads Bridge historically had an upper roadway, which carried, in its era, horse-drawn traffic and pedestrians, and later, electric trolleys and automobiles.  By the time of my first view of MetroLink several years after it began service that roadway had been demolished, and there was a rather wonderful feeling of openness and decay to the remaining level. 

A new upper roadway was subsequently added, and the current view from this platform at East Riverfront is far different from, and much more restricted than, that shown here.

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