Cars driving downtown on a cold snowy night. Looking for good food in Springfield Missouri

December 19, 1973

One of the worst traffic jams in St. Louis history was caused by a blizzard and the last minute Christmas shoppers.

This post was contributed by Ross Malone. A historian and a retired school teacher, Ross has authored many books about Missouri’s history, weird facts, and folk tales. He has also written children’s historical fiction. Visit his website, and buy his books in the Missouri Life store.