ST. LOUIS. 60. Route. 389
At (806 M.) Aurora (490 ft.) it leaves the river. — 853 M. North
Vernon (725 ft.) is the junction of a branch-line to (58 M.) Louis¬
ville (p. 395). At (931 M.) Shoals we cross the S. fork of the White
River, and beyond (953 M.) Washington the N. fork of the same
river. 972 M. Vincennes, a city with 10,249 inhab., on the E. bank
of the Wabash (steamers to Terre Haute, see p. 388). We here
cross the Wabash and enter Illinois. 1056 M. Odin; 1118 M. East
1120 M. St. Louis, see below.
60. St. Louis.
Arrival. The Union Station (PI. F, 2; Restaurant), a magnificent struc¬
ture erected in 1895 at a cost of $5,000,000, is in Market St., between 18th
and 20th Sts. The train-shed is 700 ft. long and 600 ft. wide, containing
32 tracks. The main waiting-hall, with its line waggon-vault, is very
elaborately decorated (best viewed from the galleries). Hacks (p. 390)
and hotel-omnibuses (50 c.) are in waiting. — There are also smaller
stations for suburban traffic at the foot of Washington Ave., at the end
of the St. Louis or Eads Bridge (PL H, 2), and at the cor. of 4th St. and
Chouteau Ave. (PL H, 3). — The Steamboat Landings (PL H, 2) are near
the Eads Bridge.
Hotels. Jefferson (PL k; G, 2), with 1500 beds, cor. of 12th <fc Locust
Sts., R. from $ 272; St. Nicholas (PL i; G, 2), cor. of 8th and Locust Sts.,
R. from 3 2, well spoken of; Southern (PL a; H, 2), a huge caravanserai
bounded by Walnut, Elm, 4th Sts., and Broadway, $3-472, B- from $ 17z;
Planters (PL b; H 2), 4th St., between Chestnut & Pine Sts., R. from
$ 2; Washington (PL m; C, 1), King's Highway, cor. of Washington Boul.,
R. from $2; Hamilton, cor. of Hamilton & Maple Aves. (beyond PI. A, 1),
R. from $2; Monticello (PL n; C, 1, 2), King's Highway, cor. of W. Pine
Boul., R. from $2; Usona (PL o; C, 1), King's Highway, cor. of McPherson
Ave., from $3; Berlin (PL q; C, 1), Taylor & Berlin Aves., R. from $2;
Franklin (PL r; D, 1), 4101 Westminster PL, R. from $ 172, these six all
near Forest Park and some way from the centre of the city; Terminal
(PL s ; F, 2) at the Union Station, R. from $ I72; Lindell (PL c; H, 2), cor.
Washington Ave. & 6th St., R. from $ 172; Laclede (PL e; H, 2), Chestnut Si
Gth Sts., R. from $ 1; Moser (PL t; G, 2), 815 Pine St., R. from 51; Hotel
Beers (PL d; £,1,2), pleasantly situated in Olive St., cor. of Grand Ave.,
from $ 3, R. from $ 1; Grand Avenue (PL 1; E, 1, 2), nearly Opposite the
last, a family hotel, from $3; Benton (PL u; G, 2), 819 Pine St., R.
S 172-272 (men nnlv); New St. James (PL v; H, 2), Broadway, cor. of Walnut
St.. $ 2-37s, R. from $ 1; Pontiac (PL p; F, 2), Market & 19th Sts., R. from
•SI; Merchants (PI. w; G, 2), 12th Si Olive Sts., R. from $1; Hotel Garni,
Olive St., cor. of Jefferson Ave. (PL F, 2), R. from 75 c.; West End (PL h;
D, 1), Vandeventer Ave., from $ 3, R. from $ I72; Normandie (PL x; E, 1),
Franklin Ave., cor. Theresa Ave., $272-4; Hotel Rosier (PL y; G, 2),
cor. of 13th and Olive Stg., R. from $1.
Restaurants. Faust, cor. Elm St. and Broadway; restaurants at the
"Southern and most of the other hotels; Lippe, Chemical Building, Olive &
8th Sts ; McTague, Century Building, Olive & 9th Sts.; Caesar, 210 N.
6th St.; American Cafi, Olive Si 6th Sts.; San Antonio, Market & 7th Sts.;
Speck's Vienna Cafi, 414 Market St.; White, 313 Pine St. and 918 Olive St.;
Luncheon Rooms of the Delicatessen Co., 124 & 718 Olive St., 116 N. 4th St.,
716 N. Broadway, & 1902 Locust St., and of the Stilwell Catering Co., 921,
1013, 1214, Si 2621 Olive St., 219 Locust St., Si 517 Chestnut St.; Broadway
Cafi, 203 N. Broadway; restaurants at the large Dry Goods Stores.
Tramways (electric) traverse the city in all directions and extend to
many suburban points (fare within the city-limits 5 c, beyond, 5 c. more).