St. Louis Is Full of Hot Air
St. Louisans' love for events such as the Great Forest Park Balloon Race is nothing new! Did you know St. Louis once boasted its own balloon manufacturers, hosted international balloon races, and served as a center for learning and innovation in lighter-than-air travel during the 1904 World's Fair?
To get your fill of hot air with some historic images from our collection, just click through the gallery below!
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