THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF TRANSPORTATION has another fabulous Speaker Series Scheduled for 2023 on the second Thursday of each month, June through November. Check out our speakers and topics below. 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Earl C. Lindburg Automobile Center on the Don C. Musick III Mezzanine. Reservations are free, but required, at Space is limited. Member reservations begin May 1/nonmember June 1. Email us at [email protected].

June 8 – Doug Schneider – Mystique of Route 66 in Missouri  

July 13 – John Drake Robinson – A Road Trip into America’s Hidden Heart

August 10 – Bob Panke – Charles Lindbergh – The Man – The Airplane – The Flight  

September 14 –Magdalene Linck – Rhythm on the Mississippi: How Riverboats Shaped St. Louis Music in the Early 20th Century

October 12 – Emily Jaycox – Depression-Era St. Louis Legacies on the Transportation Landscape. Go here to view the list of links to maps and photos that Emily so graciously shared with us furing her Depression-Era St. Louis Legacies on the Transportation Landscape presentation.

November 9 – Ed Dickens – Ran the working restoration, and continues to run the touring, of the “Big Boy” steam locomotive, Union Pacific No. 4014. Pending, likely via Zoom

Registration is free, but required – go here. Funding made available through the State Historical Society of Missouri Richard S. Brownlee Missouri Local History Grant.