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    NYWF 1964/65. RCA Pavilion, and all the big industrial pavilions, especially Disney-created, including Illinois; Bel-Gem Waffles!

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  1. Anyone hungry? These folks were!

    OK - the one near American Interiors, then.
  2. Anyone hungry? These folks were!

    http://www.worldsfairphotos.com/nywf64/operations-drawings-manual/sheet-27.pdf It's a little peculiar, in that the numbered connection pads are called "Worlds Fair Owned TV Connection Pads," while there are also a large number of unnumbered "TV Access Roadway or Parking Area" places. I would think these all would have power, but it's not noted on that page. Neither the primary nor secondary electrical distribution sheets show anything specifically at the TV pads.
  3. Anyone hungry? These folks were!

    A friend who has been in broadcasting for decades says the small connectors look like they could be audio and/or video, and the large downward slanting tube looks like it's for a high-amperage AC "shore power" connection for a remote broadcast truck.
  4. Anyone hungry? These folks were!

    The operations manual shows a connecting pad behind the bubble-top Brass Rail on the other side of RCA, between that Brass Rail and the Pavilion. It also shows an access road (but no connection pad) between the back of RCA and the Brass Rail that abuts the Protestant and Orthodox center. I believe that road is shown in this photo: and in the top two photos here, which shows how it almost connected with the pad near the bubble-top Brass Rail: The ops manual doesn't show anything near Equitable.
  5. Anyone hungry? These folks were!

    Now that you say that, I can guess probably two weather-proof audio connections on the top and a large coaxial cable socket for video up inside the slanted tube to protect it from weather. This would be the first that's come to my attention. I had always guessed that they would be hidden under a ground-level cover plate.
  6. Anyone hungry? These folks were!

    What is that post/pipe on the left of #1?
  7. Recorded at the RCA Pavilion

    Thanks. Peter Goldmark, CBS's archrival to RCA in the color TV race and 33 1/3 LP inventor (vs. RCA 45's), had a dog of the same breed, and liked to show a snapshot and say that he "owned the RCA dog." So maybe that destructive animal is a ringer?
  8. Thanks - very nice All the photos in those links that include people (and others I find on line) seem to be of events filled with dignitaries and few or none with regular fair goers. Wiki says the attendance was 3 million. Does anyone know the actual situation due to the war?
  9. Spruce it up with paint - and haul out that trash!

    Delta Airlines Travel Stamps - Savings plan for travel to the NYWF "ABOVE ALL, DON'T DRIVE TO NEW YORK" Delta Travel Stamps.pdf
  10. Biograph Co Film Preservation 68mm

    The monorail is in Wuppertal, Germany.
  11. I wonder if there's a form somewhere for ordering more forms?
  12. Well, I see this building permit topic got sidetracked into fax technology, so to get back to the original subject here are some permit forms for various work you may need on your pavilion. Note that you need to use the form printed by the union shop, and fill it out using a typewriter in either quadruplicate or quintuplicate, depending on the type of work. Be sure to attach architect's or professional engineer's drawings in quintuplicate also. ... By the way, I recently read that FAX is still alive for doctor's offices, as their computerized medical record systems do not all talk to each other yet. Form 22 Building Permit.pdf Form 14 Elevators.pdf Form 15 Sign Permit.pdf Form 16 Refrigeration Equipment.pdf
  13. More roadside America fun

    And they can always whistle to alert rescuers.
  14. Spruce it up with paint - and haul out that trash!

    Rohm & Haas Reporter Volume XXII Number 5, September-October, 1964 Major article is Plexiglas at the Fair, which was also published elsewhere in partial form. Also included is an article on Cooley Outdoor Fabrics, with a mention and photo of the Pepsi-Cola Pavilion. ROHM & HAAS Reporter.pdf
  15. Spruce it up with paint - and haul out that trash!

    Archhitectural Beacon Vol. 3, No. 4, December 1963: 8pp. A Preview of the Fair Published by Sargent & Company and distributors of Sargent architectural hardware. Cover imprint: A. R. Barton & Co. Architectural Hardware 12 Glen Avenue, Glen Rock, N. J. Phone GI lbert 5-4200 Architectural Beacon.pdf
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