Caledonia, Mo.: Possible epicenter of lead Superfund
Date: 11/8/2010 Album ID: 1113554
Photos by Christian Gooden
Caledonia, Mo, which has less than 200 people, is the epicenter of 175 square miles in Washington County that the Environmental Protection Agency is in the process of designating as a Superfund site for excessive lead levels. The town's tourism business could be hurt if it is designated as such.
Wednesday Oct. 27, 2010 -  Caledonia -
Sue Vinyard, the wife of the Mayor of Caledonia, Missouri, takes down a flag from Carr House Antique and Ice Cream parlor she operates on Main Street Wednesday. The Environmental Protection Agency is in the process of designating 175 square miles, mainly in Missouri's Washington County, as a Superfund site for excessive lead levels. The tourism business of the town of less than 200 people could be hurt if it is designated as Superfund.
Christian Gooden cgooden@post-dispatch.com
Wednesday Oct. 27, 2010 -  Caledonia -
According to the Environmental Protection Agency, the historic town of Caledonia, Missouri, with less than 200 people, is the epicenter of 175 square miles it is in the process of designating as a Superfund site for excessive lead levels. The town's tourism business could be hurt if it is designated as such.
Christian Gooden cgooden@post-dispatch.com
Wednesday Oct. 27, 2010 -  Caledonia -
Left to right: Kaysie Brickey, Kaylee Bowles, Katie Midgett(CQ), and Morgan Midgett, all students at Valley of Caledonia R-VI High School pose for a group picture while visiting Old Village Mercantile candy and antique store in Caledonia, Missouri Wednesday. The Environmental Protection Agency is in the process of designating 175 square miles, mainly in Missouri's Washington County, as a Superfund site for excessive lead levels. Caledonia, they say, is at the epicenter. The tourism business of the town of less than 200 people could be hurt if it is designated as Superfund.
Christian Gooden cgooden@post-dispatch.com
Wednesday Oct. 27, 2010 -  Caledonia -
Old Village Mercantile candy and antique store in Caledonia, Missouri is an old time establishment that is a large component of the character of the historic town of less than 200 people. The Environmental Protection Agency is in the process of designating 175 square miles, mainly in Missouri's Washington County, as a Superfund site for excessive lead levels. Caledonia, they say, is at the epicenter and its business could be hurt if it is designated as such.
Christian Gooden cgooden@post-dispatch.com
Wednesday Oct. 27, 2010 -  Caledonia -
According to the Environmental Protection Agency, the historic town of Caledonia, Missouri, with less than 200 people, is the epicenter of 175 square miles it is in the process of designating as a Superfund site for excessive lead levels. The town's tourism business could be hurt if it is designated as such.
Christian Gooden cgooden@post-dispatch.com
Wednesday Oct. 27, 2010 -  Caledonia -
Visitors peruse the inventory at Old Village Mercantile candy and antique store in Caledonia, Missouri Tuesday. The confectionary is an old time establishment that is a large component of the character of the historic town of less than 200 people. The Environmental Protection Agency is in the process of designating 175 square miles, mainly in Missouri's Washington County, as a Superfund site for excessive lead levels. Caledonia, they say, is at the epicenter and its business could be hurt if it is designated as such.
Christian Gooden cgooden@post-dispatch.com
Wednesday Oct. 27, 2010 -  Caledonia -
Bob Vinyard is the mayor of the historic town of Caledonia, Missouri, which has less than 200 people. Caledonia is the epicenter of 175 square miles in Washington County the Environmental Protection Agency is in the process of designating as a Superfund site for excessive lead levels. The town's tourism business could be hurt if it is designated as such.
Christian Gooden cgooden@post-dispatch.com
Wednesday Oct. 27, 2010 -  Caledonia -
Visitors leave Old Village Mercantile candy and antique store in Caledonia, Missouri Wednesday. The Environmental Protection Agency is in the process of designating 175 square miles, mainly in Missouri's Washington County, as a Superfund site for excessive lead levels. Caledonia, they say, is at the epicenter. The tourism business of the town of less than 200 people could be hurt if it is designated as Superfund.
Christian Gooden cgooden@post-dispatch.com
Wednesday Oct. 27, 2010 -  Caledonia -
Caledonia United Methodist Church in Caledonia, Missouri, established in 1810, is on the National Register of Historic Places. The Environmental Protection Agency is in the process of designating 175 square miles, mainly in Missouri's Washington County, as a Superfund site for excessive lead levels. Caledonia, they say, is at the epicenter. The tourism business of the town of less than 200 people could be hurt if it is designated as Superfund.
Christian Gooden cgooden@post-dispatch.com
Wednesday Oct. 27, 2010 -  Caledonia -
Regina Tisher gives a sample piece of candy away to a tourist visiting Old Village Mercantile candy and antique store in Caledonia, Missouri Wednesday. The Environmental Protection Agency is in the process of designating 175 square miles, mainly in Missouri's Washington County, as a Superfund site for excessive lead levels. Caledonia, they say, is at the epicenter. The tourism business of the town of less than 200 people could be hurt if it is designated as Superfund.
Christian Gooden cgooden@post-dispatch.com
Wednesday Oct. 27, 2010 -  Caledonia -Bob Vinyard, right, the chairman of the village board of Caledonia, Missouri, chats with Chris Hanewinkle from Kirkwood Wednesday in the ice cream shop he runs with his wife. The Environmental Protection Agency is in the process of designating 175 square miles, mainly in Missouri's Washington County, as a Superfund site for excessive lead levels. Caledonia, they say, is at the epicenter. The tourism business of the town of less than 200 people could be hurt if it is designated as Superfund.Christian Gooden cgooden@post-dispatch.com
Wednesday Oct. 27, 2010 -  Caledonia -
The Environmental Protection Agency is in the process of designating 175 square miles, mainly in Missouri's Washington County, as a Superfund site for excessive lead levels. Caledonia, they say, is at the epicenter. The tourism business of the town of less than 200 people could be hurt if it is designated as Superfund.
Christian Gooden cgooden@post-dispatch.com