Linda Tate on September 26th, 2011

Last month, I posted a brief entry about the train at the St. Louis Zoo. My cousin, Laura Schneider, is a faithful reader of The Wellston Loop — and she sent me some pics of her children and grandchildren enjoying the St. Louis Zoo train. We hope you enjoy the pics!

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Linda Tate on September 19th, 2011

I can’t believe it’s taken me so long to post this entry – but better late than never, as “they say.” Back in April, I got to go to St. Louis to visit my family and do some research for “The Wellston Loop.” Part of that research took me to the spectacular Museum of Transportation, described […]

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Linda Tate on September 12th, 2011

This week I want to give a big shout-out to JoAnn Croce, the editor of the Welhisco Flashlight, a newsletter for Wellston High School alums. Each month’s issue (available in print and online) is chock full of memories as well as recent news of Wellston alums (including birthdays!). Sometimes JoAnn even features excerpts from The […]

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Linda Tate on September 5th, 2011

In honor of Labor Day, I’d like to give a shout out to Rosemary Feurer’s book, Radical Unionism in the Midwest: 1900-1950 (U of Illinois P, 2006). Feurer focuses in particular on the rise of labor unions in electrical factories – especially those in St. Louis, including Wellston’s Wagner plant. Also worth checking out is […]

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