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Mississippi River Bridge, St. Louis
Date Issued: 1998-06-18
Postage Value: 2 cents

Commemorative issue
1900 Trans-Mississippi Stamps centennial
Mississippi River Bridge, St. Louis

The design of this stamp, which recognizes what continues to be a major
industry of the region, was taken from a photograph.

The Trans-Mississippi series of commemorative stamps was issued in conjunction
with the Trans-Mississippi Exposition in Omaha in 1898. The exposition
commemorated the settling of the Middle West.

Some of the stamp designs honored specific people and/or events.

Other designs honored more generic situations that led to the development of
this vast part of the United States.

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