The Gateway Arch - Saint Louis MO

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Comments (12)

cooldude999 on February 9, 2008

I'm actually not sure if many people know this, since I am a local, but you can travel to the top and look out several windows. The elevators that take you up are older, so you feel like you might go freefalling to your death. It is worth going to the top though.

Pieter en Marianne v… on February 10, 2008

Thank you for your comment. We've been to the top of the arch and we've enjoyed the beautiful view. Greetings form the Netherlands, Pieter and Marianne

hangermouth on October 14, 2008

I took the trip to the top in 1979 when I backpacked around the USA - well worth the trip up - if only for the cool railway device they have!! Real cool museum underneath it too!!

EugeneTrambo on November 24, 2008

Nice shot!

R janardhan Reddy on April 19, 2009

I Am from India It's very nise

OmaWolf on April 24, 2009

One of the best pictures of the Gateway Arch. May I use your picture on facebook?

Pieter en Marianne v… on April 25, 2009

Sure, no problem. Enjoy.

Victor G. Arenas on May 2, 2009

Pieter I take my from the opposite side in August 1993 when water level was very dangerous high.

mystiechaos on July 1, 2009

Pieter, Beautiful Picture. I live in Saint Louis and saw it go up as a child. Thank you.

cliffsheets on August 14, 2009

Our tour group stopped in Saint Louis and we got to see the arch. Unfortunately, the Air Conditioning was out in the arch so we couldn't go to the top.

JohnLikesCathy on October 29, 2010

In 1970 while temporarily working at Western Union in St. Louis a very beautiful girl named Cathy R. took me to the Arch on a Saturday, and I enjoyed the tour very much. I miss Cathy a lot too, I wonder how she is doing now, and hope she has a happy life. Wish you all the best Cathy. Wish I can see you again my dear friend.

JohnLikesCathy on October 29, 2010

It could have been in 1971 too.

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  • Uploaded on January 18, 2007
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    by Pieter en Marianne v…
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