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Train commute, 1957

Train commute, 1957

The Pacific Local commuter train ran from Pacific, Mo. to downtown St. Louis with stops in places like Kirkwood and Webster Groves along the way. In this August, 1957 photo, members of the Rattlers, an informal social club of commuters who took the Pacific Local, throw a party on the train f…

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Look Back:  St. Louis commuter trains

Look Back: St. Louis commuter trains

Members of the Rattlers, an informal social club of Pacific Local commuters, throw a party on the train in August 1957 for one of its members, Fred Tibbetts, upon his retirement from International Shoe Co. The Rattlers genuinely enjoyed Tibbetts' company, but never needed much inspiration fo…

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Look Back:  St. Louis commuter trains

Look Back: St. Louis commuter trains

Fred Tibbetts (at right holding briefcase) greets his fellow Rattlers at the train downtown for his last ride home to Webster Groves from his job as manager of sole leather for International Shoe Co., where he had worked for 48 years. The partying bunch threw a farewell bash for Tibbetts on …

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