Look Back: St Louis Zooline
Date: 8/27/2010 Album ID: 1065014
Photos by St. Louis Post-Dispatch staff photographers
The St. Louis Zoo's ever-popular Zooline entered the railroad business on Aug. 29, 1963, with a ceremony at the original station near the bear pits. Zoo director Marlin Perkins and Zoo board chairman Howard Baer whacked at a "golden spike" to complete the 1.5 mile loop of track.