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At the Top!
Photos of events that take place at the top of the Gateway Arch.
Chuck Kalert checks his safety harness as Ed Main looks on. They are preparing to go outside on top of the Gateway Arch to change the light bulb in the aviation beacon.
National Park Service employee Ed Main heads up the ladder to hand the new light bulb to Chuck Kalert (not pictured) already waiting outside.
National Park Service (NPS) employee Ed Main heads up the ladder to hand Chuck Kalert (not pictured) the new bulb to be placed in the aviation beacon on top of the Gateway Arch.
On top of the Arch
Chuck Kalert of the National Park Service sits atop the Gateway Arch waitng for a new light bulb to be passed up to him, to be put in the avition beacon.
NPS employee with the old light bulb
Chuck Kalert a National Park Service employee holds the light bulb he just changed from the top of the Arch. The light on top of the Arch serves as an aviation beacon to pilots.
Looking west from atop the Gateway Arch
The curve at the top of the Arch blocks this view west of downtown St. Louis.
Beacon and Lightnig Rod
Looking out the hatch at the aviation beacon and one of the many lightning rods on the top of the Arch.
Fisheye shot of St. Louis from the Gateway Arch
Downtown St. Louis
Last updated: August 1, 2014