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. (5)

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ca. 1933-1934 (5)
1933 (1)

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Exhibitions (3)
Railroad Cars (3)
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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.]
[The Pullman train car exhibit at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
2. [The Pullman train car exhibit at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
"Because an exhibit of model trains, designed for youngsters, made such a hit with grown-ups last year
3. "Because an exhibit of model trains, designed for youngsters, made such a hit with grown-ups last year on Enchanted Island at the World's Fair, the officials in charge of the display decided to move it to Travel and Transport building this season where it continues to hold the popularity of youngsters between the ages of six and sixty."
"Herbert Laufman, 13, of Houston, Texas, is showing his fellow townsman, Ervin Lee Stein, Il., just how
4. "Herbert Laufman, 13, of Houston, Texas, is showing his fellow townsman, Ervin Lee Stein, Il., just how the model "L" cars operate at the Rapid Transit exhibit in the Hall of Science at the World's Fair in Chicago. The two boys visited A Century of Progress as guests of the Houston Examiner."

"It's 'curtains' for those familiar, old, green Pullman curtains. They're out. This photo posed to show
5. "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."
"Something new in section appeal - in a Pullman car. Posed to show how much easier it is to 'get up and
6. "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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