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.]
[A view of the Century of Progress Skyride.]
2. [A view of the Century of Progress Skyride.]
[A View of the Skyride at night. Supporting the structure at opposite ends were two steel towers 638
3. [A View of the Skyride at night. Supporting the structure at opposite ends were two steel towers 638 feet tall and 3/8 of a mile apart. According to Fair promoters, high-speed elevators transported passengers took to the tops of the towers in less than one minute.]
[A View of the Skyride at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934. Supporting the
4. [A View of the Skyride at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934. Supporting the structure at opposite ends were two steel towers 638 feet tall and 3/8 of a mile apart. According to Fair promoters, high-speed elevators transported passengers took to the tops of the towers in less than one minute.]

[Close-up view of the Skyride with the Hall of Science in the foreground. Also visible on the upper right
5. [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.]
[Fireworks display at night. The outline of the Century of Progress Skyride tower and cableway can be
6. [Fireworks display at night. The outline of the Century of Progress Skyride tower and cableway can be seen to the right of the fireworks. The Federal Building complex at Northerly Island is also seen here at the lower left of the photograph.]
[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.]

[Machine operators working on the Century of Progress Skyride.]
9. [Machine operators working on the Century of Progress Skyride.]
[The Skyride at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934. Supporting the structure
10. [The Skyride at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934. Supporting the structure at opposite ends were two steel towers 638 feet tall and 3/8 of a mile apart. According to Fair promoters, high-speed elevators transported passengers took to the tops of the towers in less than one minute.]
[The Skyride at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934. Supporting the structure
11. [The Skyride at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934. Supporting the structure at opposite ends were two steel towers 638 feet tall and 3/8 of a mile apart. According to Fair promoters, high-speed elevators transported passengers took to the tops of the towers in less than one minute.]
[The Skyride at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934. Supporting the structure
12. [The Skyride at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934. Supporting the structure at opposite ends were two steel towers 638 feet tall and 3/8 of a mile apart. According to Fair promoters, high-speed elevators transported passengers took to the tops of the towers in less than one minute.]

[The Skyride at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934. Supporting the structure
13. [The Skyride at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934. Supporting the structure at opposite ends were two steel towers 638 feet tall and 3/8 of a mile apart. According to Fair promoters, high-speed elevators transported passengers took to the tops of the towers in less than one minute.]
[The Skyride view of the main entrance to the Hall of Science.]
14. [The Skyride view of the main entrance to the Hall of Science.]
[Two women viewing the Century of Progress from the observation deck of the Skyride.]
15. [Two women viewing the Century of Progress from the observation deck of the Skyride.]
[View of the Century of Progress at night from the Skyride.]
16. [View of the Century of Progress at night from the Skyride.]

[View of the Hall of Science building from the Century of Progress Skyride.]
17. [View of the Hall of Science building from the Century of Progress Skyride.]
"Sketch of the proposed Sky-Ride. View of the Sky-ride in perspective looking from the base of the west
18. "Sketch of the proposed Sky-Ride. View of the Sky-ride in perspective looking from the base of the west tower."
  
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