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#1 bobster1985

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Posted 31 January 2008 - 02:31 AM

Original captions, top to bottom:

Palace of Transportation (east end) and novel pleasure launches.

Re-enactment of The Boer War.

The California Arrow starting with aeronaut Knabenshue in its first successful flight at the St. Louis World's Fair.

The great ferris wheel - first erected Chicago 1893 - now at World's Fair, St. Louis.

The great pike.

From ferris wheel down over French garden.

#2 waynebretl

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Posted 02 February 2008 - 07:00 PM

Very nice - thanks for posting, especially the Ferris wheel. Too bad they had to go and lose the pieces afterwards [referring to the light-hearted "controversy" over what happened to the axle, which was the largest piece of steel ever fabricated at the time]




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