Originally Posted by Kingofthehill
Whoa! Talk about a heavy-duty building stock; STL definitely was built to hang with the best.
Yeah, St. Louis deserves a much better geography and a much better state than it got. The fucker was here before any of that mattered. The reelfoot rift never did split open the Delta up to the confluence of the Missouri and the Mississippi River like an American Red Sea, but of course, if it had, St. Louis would have been a truly, classically great nasty ass, important-besides-itself big enough saltwater port city.