"Ka-pow" was once a sound often heard in the Foundry Art Centre (520 North Main Street, St. Charles; 636-255-0270) building. Railroad cars were once checked in the central hall here for their ability to "couple" correctly: Cars were hauled up a ramp at one end of the gigantic space, then dropped down the tracks on a collision course with a stationary testing bumper. In a long gallery flanking this boom-boom room, the Foundry... More >>>