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WTVI Tower Goes Up

Television stattion WTVI, Channel 54, scheduled to go on the air in May, is putting its 600 foot tower into place. The tower, twice as high as the Park Plaza Hotel, is adjacent to the station's studio and transmitter building atop Signal Hill (Belleville), highest ground in the St. Louis area, 1,150 feet above sea level.
WTVI will carry all Dumont Network shows, including wrestling from Marigold Gardens, Chicago, boxing from New York with Ted Husing, and other major sports, variety, mystery and film shows.
(Originally published in the Ad Club Weekly 4/6/1953).