Don enters St Louis' secret world to see how its wild ambition turned it into an industrial powerhouse. Like a colossal jungle gym, Don scales a 150-year-old bridge, explores a labyrinth of beer caves and ...Go to Episode
Ashley Street Power Plant
Sitting on the bank of the Mississippi River, the Ashley Street Power Plant electrified the 1904 World’s Fair in St Louis, flaunting the power and potential of electricity for the Fair’s nearly 20 million visitors.
Cotton Belt Freight Depot
Commonly called the Cotton Belt Line, the St. Louis Southwestern Railroad changed the way cotton traveled from the greater Southwest to St. Louis. Don explores the Cotton Belt Freight Depot in St Louis.
The Gateway Arch
At 630 feet, the Gateway Arch is as tall as it is wide at the base. Completed in 1965, the Arch was built to commemorate the westward expansion of the United States in the 19th century.
Historic Lemp Brewery Complex
Long before the Gateway Arch was constructed, entrepreneurs were crafting another city trademark – lager beer - beneath the streets of St. Louis. Don explores the subterranean caves and vaults of the Lemp Brewery Complex.