University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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[A machine operator working on the Century of Progress Skyride.]
1. [A machine operator working on the Century of Progress Skyride.]
[Agricultural building under construction in preparation for A Century of Progress.]
2. [Agricultural building under construction in preparation for A Century of Progress.]
[Agricultural building under construction in preparation for A Century of Progress.]
3. [Agricultural building under construction in preparation for A Century of Progress.]
[Close-up view of the Skyride with the Hall of Science in the foreground. Also visible on the upper right
4. [Close-up view of the Skyride with the Hall of Science in the foreground. Also visible on the upper right are two "rocket cars" transporting Fair patrons across the Skyride at an elevation of 210 feet. The ride across the Skyride took about four minutes.]

[Construction of the General Exhibits Building in preparation for the Century of Progress International
5. [Construction of the General Exhibits Building in preparation for the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
[Exterior view of the Federal Building on Northerly Island adjacent to the Court of States exhibit. The
6. [Exterior view of the Federal Building on Northerly Island adjacent to the Court of States exhibit. The Federal Building featured an art-deco design that included a rotunda and three tower-pylons representing the executive, judicial, and legislative branches of the U.S. government.]
[Ground level view of one of the Century of Progress Skyride towers. At its completion, the two Skyride
7. [Ground level view of one of the Century of Progress Skyride towers. At its completion, the two Skyride towers stood over 620 feet tall and spanned over 1,800 feet apart.]
[Ground level view of one of the Century of Progress Skyride towers. At its completion, the two Skyride
8. [Ground level view of one of the Century of Progress Skyride towers. At its completion, the two Skyride towers stood over 620 feet tall and spanned over 1,800 feet apart.]

[Interior view of the Agricultural Building under construction in preparation for A Century of Progress.
9. [Interior view of the Agricultural Building under construction in preparation for A Century of Progress. The man in the photo is sawing blocks of wood.]
[Machine operators working on the Century of Progress Skyride.]
10. [Machine operators working on the Century of Progress Skyride.]
[One of the entrances to the Electrical Group exhibition under construction in preparation for A Century
11. [One of the entrances to the Electrical Group exhibition under construction in preparation for A Century of Progress. The sculpture of the man above was dedicated to "The conquest of time and space."]
[Photograph of two men standing on the construction site where the Sky Ride was to be built for the Century
12. [Photograph of two men standing on the construction site where the Sky Ride was to be built for the Century of Progress International Exposition.]

[The central stairway to the Century of Progress Federal Building on Northerly Island. The Federal Building
13. [The central stairway to the Century of Progress Federal Building on Northerly Island. The Federal Building featured an art-deco design that included a rotunda and three tower-pylons representing the executive, judicial, and legislative branches of the U.S. government.]
"Workman on one of the steel girders of the Sky Ride."
14. "Workman on one of the steel girders of the Sky Ride."
  

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