1957 Airstream/Thursday Doors

Sharing someo of the Missouri History Museum in St. Louis this Thursday Doors.

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Can’t say I’ve ever visited a museum with a motel sign out front.

 

The Missouri History museum is located in Forest Park, the grounds of The World’s Fair of 1904.  As we strolled through the Route 66 exhibit, we came upon this. It was pretty fabmazing!

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Inserting Doors here:

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And here, with a little peek inside. Wish they’d let you open that door but the alarms would have sounded. (I learned that from a curious little boy who wandered a little too far from his family.)

I tried getting a view through those slat-glass panes, but it was very hard to see. But there is a couch that I imagine folds down into a bed. Shelf above the couch for ‘stuff’.Airstream4 (2)

I wish I could have gotten a clear view of the receipt to let you know the cost of this 1964 road trip as well as the location of that Camp’otel.

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I was a child of the 60’s and I can tell you I’m glad I wasn’t subjected to this style of camping. Sleeping on top of the car had to have been pretty unrestful if you had young children. I guess what I’m suggesting here is that you probably didn’t take them along until you knew they wouldn’t fall out of bed/tent.

A clear window view.

Thanks for visiting and I hope you enjoyed this weeks Thursday Doors. Please visit the esteemed leader of our Door Band, Norm 2.0 for more great door entries. 

 

 

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13 thoughts on “1957 Airstream/Thursday Doors

  1. That was really interesting. The Airstreams I see today look almost exactly like the older ones. I had a friend in grade school who was “Miss Airstream” at one time. I don’t remember any more than that, but it’s a bit unusual.

    janet

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  2. Pingback: A Gem on Route 66 /ThursdayDoors | Katy Trail Creations

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