Gateway Arch

Tallest Man-made Monument

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U.S. Postal Commemorative, Jefferson National Expansion Memorial

St. Louis, Missouri

The Gateway Arch, in St. Louis, memorializes the national expansion that took place under President Thomas Jefferson.  Completed in 1965, the arch spans 630 feet and rises to the same height.  It was built to withstand earthquakes and high winds.

http://www.nps.gov/jeff/

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gateway_Arch

Wonders of America: Land of Superlatives Stamp Series@2005 United States Postal Service. All rights reserved. Used with Permission.

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Image courtesy of Bruce Zimmerman, GVCC.  The Arch photo was taken on July 14, 2002 at 5:28 PM. The camera, a recent acquisition, was a Canon Powershot G1.  At the time I was on a trip from Green Valley to visit family in New Jersey.  The photo data was f6.3, 1/200 second and 17mm.  Minor adjustments were recently made in CS3.

 

 

 

 

Image to the right courtesy of Bob Martin, GVCC.  After touring St Louis we went to the commuter train station for our ride back to our RV Park. The brick arch made a perfect frame for the big arch. There was a parking lot in the foreground which I covered with greenery.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Image to left courtesy of Bill Wendt.

  
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