“I remember taking my parents to the floating McDonald’s when they came to visit me from upstate New York,” recalled Cameron Collins, author of Lost Treasures of St. Louis, to Riverfront Times. “My dad had never seen the Mississippi up close and personal, and tried to wade in it. I have memories of eating a Big Mac and taking in the Arch and hearing my mom yell at my dad, ‘Peter! Get away from the edge!'”