October 18, 2008

Barack Obama Rally, Gateway Arch, St. Louis

An estimated 70,000 to 90,000 people showed up to the Gateway Arch for a Barack Obama campaign rally Saturday, the largest attended U.S. rally for the Democratic Senator's presidential run.
Scroll down to view images

Join the Riverfront Times Press Club

At a time when local-based reporting is critical, support from our readers is essential to our future. Join the Riverfront Times Press Club for as little as $5 a month

Barack Obama Rally, Gateway Arch, St. Louis
By Lyle Whitworth
Barack Obama Rally, Gateway Arch, St. Louis
By Lyle Whitworth
Barack Obama Rally, Gateway Arch, St. Louis
By Lyle Whitworth
East St. Louis native and Olympian Jackie Joyner-Kersee had her Olympic jacket signed by Obama.
By Lyle Whitworth
East St. Louis native and Olympian Jackie Joyner-Kersee had her Olympic jacket signed by Obama.
Barack Obama Rally, Gateway Arch, St. Louis
B y Lyle Whitworth
Senator Claire McCaskill walks with Senator Barack Obama prior to the Presidential Nominee addressing the historic crowd under the Gateway Arch.
By Lyle Whitworth
Senator Claire McCaskill walks with Senator Barack Obama prior to the Presidential Nominee addressing the historic crowd under the Gateway Arch.
The Secret Service was located throughout the Arch grounds, including on top U-Haul trucks, as seen here, to keep an eye on an estimated 100,000 faces.
By Lyle Whitworth
The Secret Service was located throughout the Arch grounds, including on top U-Haul trucks, as seen here, to keep an eye on an estimated 100,000 faces.
Missouri Gubernatorial Nominee, Jay Nixon, greets supporters prior to the event starting Saturday.
By Lyle Whitworth
Missouri Gubernatorial Nominee, Jay Nixon, greets supporters prior to the event starting Saturday.
Barack Obama Rally, Gateway Arch, St. Louis
By Lyle Whitworth
Barack Obama Rally, Gateway Arch, St. Louis
By Lyle Whitworth