Captured on Film #66
Captured on Film galleries feature Southeast Missourian photographs taken mainly in the 1960s through the 1990s, before the age of digital photography. Comments or questions about these images should be directed to librarian Sharon Sanders at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Published June 21, 1991.
A painting by artist Bill Davis of Eisleben Lutheran Church in Scott City to commemorate its 140th anniversary had a unique texture. It was covered with coins. From left were Raymond Eifert, who helped place the coins; Davis, and the Rev. Daniel Wagner, pastor. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Published July 8, 1991.
These enterprising youths, Dustin Gross, 12, and Bryan Kelpe, 13, both of Cape Girardeau, spent their Sunday catching crawdads in Cape LaCroix Creek near the intersection of county roads 621 and 638. The boys planned to cook the crawdads. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Published July 26, 1991.
The 3:50 p.m. Greyhound bus from St. Louis to Memphis, Tennessee, pulled out of the lot at Spanky’s Texico on South Kingshighway. The bus was the last to offer passenger and freight service to Cape Girardeau, after zoning problems closed the Spanky’s bus station. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Published July 7, 1991.
A new business, which opened in Cape Girardeau in June 1991, was proving to be popular. Sno To Go served snow cones in 19 different flavors at its location in the Town Plaza Shopping Center. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Published July 15, 1991.
A Neighborhood Watch sign served notice to would-be criminals that this was one area of Cape Girardeau that they should pass by. Neighbors had agreed to look out for each other and to report suspicious activity to the local police. (Fred Lynch ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published June 7, 1991.
Passengers riding the Spirit of St. Charles riverboat on its cruise from Ste. Genevieve, Missouri, disembarked from the boat after it docked at the Cape Girardeau riverfront. The boat was temporarily renamed “The Spirit of Riverfest” during the festival and offered short excursions on the river. (Mark Sterkel ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published July 28, 1991.
E.C. Younghouse stood in front of the new, 7,000-square-foot addition to Younghouse Distributing. (Southeast Missourian archive)