The Admiral is nearly gone. These two stare wistfully at a great local tradition that is about to disappear (as junior considers a tumble into the Mississippi). It spent decades cruising the river in grand style but its last years were passed while permanently moored, used as a casino. Now it is being torn apart for scrap. Tomorrow's post will be about its last life.
More exploration of the design details of Union Station on St. Louis Daily Photo today.