Thursday, June 26, 2014

#74: Museum of Transportation

  • Opened in 1944 by railroad/train and automobile enthusiasts
  • The museum operates a minature train and a trolley, on certain times of the year
  • Several pieces of railroad cars, equipment and memorabilia are on display
  • Was recognized by the Smithsonian Institution as 'one of the largest and best collection of transportation vehicles in the world'
  • Boats, planes and even horse-drawn carriages are also displayed here

The cake sides, which of course, focus on what's represented at the museum: transportation!
Right side of the cake

Back side of the cake

Left side of the cake

Top of the cake

 An episode of KETC Ch. 9's Living St. Louis, focusing on the Museum of Transportation

Museum of Transportation on FB
Wikipedia link
Official website

3015 Barrett Station Road, BALLWIN, MO, 63122
Cake artist: Jane Saunders

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