18th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest The American Experience
Lemp Cave under former brewery in St. Louis, MO

Photographed as part of a larger body of work focusing on the people, culture, industry, and built environment of St. Louis, MO. Image depicts the Lemp family portion of the larger Cherokee Cave complex under the city. The family, beer brewers that once competed against Anheuser-Busch, used the cave for entertaining and lager beer barrel storage.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 01.2018
Date Uploaded: 10.2020
Camera: NIKON D7200
Copyright: © Jason Gray