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Chicago Railroad Fair

Official Guide Book and Program for the Pageant "WHEELS a-ROLLING"

by Chicago, Ill.

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Published in [Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Railroads -- Exhibitions.,
  • Railroads -- United States -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesWheels a-rolling.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[16] p. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13520270M
    OCLC/WorldCa4725228

      Chicago Railroad Fair. Posted on Novem Tour the Chicago Railroad Fair through the pages of the Official Guide Book. FULL SCREEN. Read about the Chicago Railroad Fair in "The Last Great Railroad Show," an article from August Trains magazine.   I seem to recall a mini version of the railroad fair in the South Water Market area east of Chicago's Loop sometime It was probably more on an industry trade fair, But I was in high school at the time and don't recall having any trouble getting in.

    In a recent National Railway Historical Society Bulletin I read that at the time of the Chicago Rail Fair of , Chicago had 22 Class 1 railroads, 9 switching/terminal roads; 6 industrial railroads and 3 suburban (interurban) roads. A lot of the information I had was from plus a few other. Click on the show name below to be taken to that shows Home Page for Show Specific Information. 27th Annual Chicago Railroadiana & Model Train Show & Sale.

    The Chicago Railroad Fair, held during the summers of and , was designed to demonstrate to the public the role which the railroads had played in the development of the United States. The collection consists of correspondence, by-laws, financial records, minutes, sheet music, contracts, blue.   “A Century Of Progress” was actually Chicago’s second fair. “The World’s Columbian Exposition” of was the city’s first and was held in Jackson Park on the south side. Forty years later it was decided to hold the festivities on Northerly Island in the Burnham Park/Harbor area, just southeast of the main downtown district.


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Chicago Railroad Fair by Chicago, Ill. Download PDF EPUB FB2

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Official Guide Book for and Program for the Pageant "WHEELS a-ROLLING" Addeddate   Illinois Central railroad section workers completing the task of laying tracks across Lake Shore. Drive at 28th Street after rush hour traffic had passed, Ap Track will be used to move exhibits into Burnham park for the Chicago Railroad Fair.

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This was particularly pertinent to the C&NW as it was the successor to the first railroad to operate out of Chicago, the Galena & Chicago.

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The World's Columbian Exposition (the official shortened name for the World's Fair: Columbian Exposition, also known as the Chicago World's Fair and Chicago Columbian Exposition) was a world's fair held in Chicago in to celebrate the th anniversary of Christopher Columbus' arrival in the New World in The centerpiece of the Fair, held in Jackson Park, was a.

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