University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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Kaufmann & Fabry co. (8)

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ca. 1933-1934 (8)
1933 (7)
1932 (2)

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[A model Illinois Central train parading down the Avenue of Flags at A Century of Progress International
1. [A model Illinois Central train parading down the Avenue of Flags at A Century of Progress International Exhibition.]
[A photograph of an unidentified building next to a rail car with construction materials nearby.]
2. [A photograph of an unidentified building next to a rail car with construction materials nearby.]
[A U.S. Steel exhibit of a miniature railroad and viaduct made out of clay. The photo is undated.]
3. [A U.S. Steel exhibit of a miniature railroad and viaduct made out of clay. The photo is undated.]
[An Illinois Central Railroad exhibit at A Century of Progress.]
4. [An Illinois Central Railroad exhibit at A Century of Progress.]

[An Illinois Central Railroad exhibit at A Century of Progress.]
5. [An Illinois Central Railroad exhibit at A Century of Progress.]
[An Illinois Central Railroad exhibit under construction at A Century of Progress.]
6. [An Illinois Central Railroad exhibit under construction at A Century of Progress.]
[One of the first steam locomotives to run on rails, built by inventor Colonel John Stevens, on display
7. [One of the first steam locomotives to run on rails, built by inventor Colonel John Stevens, on display at A Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934. The prototype locomotive on display here contained a boiler steam propulsion system attached to a wagon.]
[Rufus C. Dawes (right), president of the Century of Progress, in front of the Chicago, St. Paul & Milwaukee
8. [Rufus C. Dawes (right), president of the Century of Progress, in front of the Chicago, St. Paul & Milwaukee locomotive.]

[The Association of Manufacturers of Chilled Car Wheels assemble before the Century of Progress Administration
9. [The Association of Manufacturers of Chilled Car Wheels assemble before the Century of Progress Administration Building in October of 1932.]
[The Pullman train car exhibit at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
10. [The Pullman train car exhibit at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
[View of the Enchanted Island exhibit under construction in preparation for the Chicago World's Fair.
11. [View of the Enchanted Island exhibit under construction in preparation for the Chicago World's Fair. Enchanted Island was built between the lagoon and Lake Michigan, and included a mountainside slide, a fairy castle, a mechanical zoo, a miniature railroad, and a theater, among other exhibits. This photo was taken in December of 1932.]
[View of the Enchanted Island exhibit under construction in preparation for the Chicago World's Fair.
12. [View of the Enchanted Island exhibit under construction in preparation for the Chicago World's Fair. Enchanted Island was built between the lagoon and Lake Michigan, and included a mountainside slide, a fairy castle, a mechanical zoo, a miniature railroad, and a theater, among other exhibits. This photo was taken in January of 1933.]

[View of the Enchanted Island exhibit under construction in preparation for the Chicago World's Fair.
13. [View of the Enchanted Island exhibit under construction in preparation for the Chicago World's Fair. Enchanted Island was built between the lagoon and Lake Michigan, and included a mountainside slide, a fairy castle, a mechanical zoo, a miniature railroad, and a theater, among other exhibits. This photo was taken in January of 1933.]
[View of the Enchanted Island exhibit under construction in preparation for the Chicago World's Fair.
14. [View of the Enchanted Island exhibit under construction in preparation for the Chicago World's Fair. Enchanted Island was built between the lagoon and Lake Michigan, and included a mountainside slide, a fairy castle, a mechanical zoo, a miniature railroad, and a theater, among other exhibits. This photo was taken in March of 1933.]
"It's 'curtains' for those familiar, old, green Pullman curtains. They're out. This photo posed to show
15. "It's 'curtains' for those familiar, old, green Pullman curtains. They're out. This photo posed to show the new arrangement in the flashing, 110-miles-an-hour, all-aluminum streamlined Pullman Pacific train which is being exhibited at the World's Fair of 1934 in Chicago. Just close the aluminum door and presto, it's a nice private drawing room, convenient and homelike even if it was just a Pullman section during the daytime."
"National Railroad Fair exhibit of the Budd Company, which tells the story behind car manufacture. The
16. "National Railroad Fair exhibit of the Budd Company, which tells the story behind car manufacture. The exhibit features each week a different new all-stainless steel passenger car right off the production line."

"Something new in section appeal - in a Pullman car. Posed to show how much easier it is to 'get up and
17. "Something new in section appeal - in a Pullman car. Posed to show how much easier it is to 'get up and get down' in the ultra-modern berths shown this year for the first time anywhere in the new streamlined, 110-miles-an-hour, diesel-motored, all aluminum Union Pacific Pullman trains. They make their debut at the World's Fair of 1934 in Chicago."
   
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