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First Ferris Wheel at 1893 Colombian World Fair in Chicago. What a ferris wheel! (Not Seattle But I totally agree- this Ferris Wheel is ahead of its time- reminiscent of today’s tourist Ferris wheels- pk) Old Pictures, Old Photos, Expo 67 Montreal, Ask The Dust, World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago Photos, My Kind Of Town, White City, Cecile

First Ferris Wheel at 1893 World Fair in Chicago. Each car held 60 people.

Start of the Sydney-Hobart Yacht Race, 1971 The Amphicar was a German vehicle manufactured It was the first commercially produced amphibious car and used a Triumph Herald engine over the rear axle to power the wheels and twin propellors. Carros Vintage, Amphibious Vehicle, Vintage Boats, Vintage Trucks, Roadster, Automobile, Yacht Boat, Monochrom, Car Photos
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Start of the Sydney-Hobart Yacht Race, 1971

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Chicago Worlds Fair poster. The Chicago World's Fair Century of Progress Exposition of 1933 was held to celebrate the city's centennial and was built around a theme of technological innovation. The fa Vintage Advertisements, Vintage Ads, Unique Vintage, Vintage Signs, Expo 67 Montreal, Chicago Poster, Chicago Tours, Chicago Chicago, Poster Retro
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Chicago Worlds Fair

Chicago Worlds Fair poster. The Chicago World's Fair Century of Progress Exposition of 1933 was held to celebrate the city's centennial and was built around a theme of technological innovation. The fair's motto was: 'Science Finds, Industry Applies, Man Conforms.' This poster shows the Federal Building with a gold dome and three fluted towers that represent the three branches of United States Government.

Art Deco 1939 New York Worlds Fair Airplane Lamp Lampe Art Deco, Art Deco Table Lamps, Lamp Table, Art Nouveau, Art Deco Period, Art Deco Era, Vintage Lamps, Vintage Lighting, Retro
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Art Deco 1939 New York Worlds Fair DC-3 Airplane Lamp

Art Deco 1939 New York Worlds Fair DC-3 Airplane Lamp.

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Chicago World's Fair 1933 Canadian Pacific railroad art poster.

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Rochester NY's source for lost history and new ideas. The Rochester Subway may be gone, but these old Rochester photos, maps, images and stories bring back pieces of Rochester history few people know about. Explore Rochester's past and learn what may be in store for its future.

This vertical American theater and exhibition poster features a woman raising her hand in the air with fireworks and flag behind her. The beautiful Vintage Poster Reproduction is perfect for an office or living room. New York World's Fair 1939 America/USA

One of the highlights of the Chicago 1933 World's Fair was the arrival of the German airship Graf Zeppelin on October 1933 Zeppelin, Vintage Posters, Vintage Photos, Under The Shadow, Vintage Air, World's Fair, Historical Pictures, Long Distance, American History
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Graf Zeppelin Chicago Hugo Eckener Vintage Aviation Airship | Etsy

LZ 127 Graf Zeppelin was a German built and operated passenger-carrying hydrogen-filled rigid airship which operated commercially from 1928 to 1937. It was named after the German pioneer of airships, Ferdinand von Zeppelin, who was a Graf or Count in the German nobility. During its operating life, the airship made 590 flights covering more than a million miles. It was designed to be operated by a crew of 36 officers and men. This 1934 photo montage features the Graf Zeppelin as it appeared…

World Expo Chicago brass matchbox case. Vintage Art, Vintage Antiques, Expo Chicago, I Quit Smoking, My Kind Of Town, World's Fair, Book Images, Art Deco Design, Dieselpunk
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Geneva the Beauty Queen / "Geneva - she won trip to World's Fair in a beauty contest in Antique Photos, Vintage Pictures, Vintage Photographs, Vintage Images, Old Photos, Awkward Girl, Brown Betty, Beauty Contest, Best Portraits
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eCUIP : The Digital Library : Social Studies : The Columbian Exposition Coney Island Amusement Park, World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago City, White City, World's Fair, Back In Time, Lake Michigan, Historical Photos, Time Travel
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An exhibit at the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago.

Progress Made Visible: American World's Fairs and Expositions

Section of PROGRESS MADE VISIBLE: AMERICAN WORLD'S FAIRS AND EXPOSITIONS, an exhibition at the University of Delaware Library.

‪“I’d like to be under the sea…” The undersea hotel model from the 1964 World’s Fair. With some of the Earth’s surface covered by sea, underwater habitats seem inevitable.

"Scientific Highlights of Chicago's World Fair" as seen in Modern Mechanix magazine October 1933 edition.

Scientific HIGHLIGHTS of Chicago's WORLD FAIR - Modern Mechanix (Oct, 1933)

It looks like the Chicago Fair were built especially for M-M fans. It is replete with the kind of mechanical wonders shown here. While you're casually viewing this display of priceless jewels an armed guard is watching your every move. If glass is broken, tray drops into vault. If, when visiting the Fair, you're curious as to the temperature at the moment, all you have to do is glance around the horizon and this world's largest thermometer is sure to come within your view to tell you what…

No official poster for the modern Olympic Games would be produced until the Games in Stockholm in The picture you see is no poster, it`s a Programme cover from the St. Louis worlds fair exposition Olympic Medals, Olympic Games, Olympic Logo, Louisiana Purchase, Poster Ads, World's Fair, Summer Olympics, Vintage Travel Posters, Poster Vintage
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 Dapper is Such a Poser Original photo from the Chicago World's… Chicago Chicago, Chicago Illinois, Vintage Postcards, Vintage Photos, Hot Tub Time Machine, World's Columbian Exposition, Train Posters, Old Portraits, Old Cameras
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Mr. Dapper is Such a Poser

Original photo from the 1933-34 Chicago World's Fair. Several years ago, I bought a book called, "1933 Chicago and the World's Fair," and in the back of the book are several original photos a stylish lady and her very debonair husband took while at the fair. It's quite a little time capsule and one of the books I treasure the most. This is perhaps my favorite photo of the lot. Mr. Dapper, as I like to call him, is dressed in his finest attire -- beret, tie blowing in the wind, perfectly…