University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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1933 (17)
ca. 1933-1934 (7)

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Kaufmann & Fabry co. (2)

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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.]
[Aerial view of the Federal Building on Northerly Island from the Century of Progress Skyride. The Federal
2. [Aerial view of the Federal Building on Northerly Island from the Century of Progress Skyride. 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.]
[Close-up view of the Skyride with the Hall of Science in the foreground. Also visible on the upper right
3. [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 Federal Building on Northerly Island adjacent to the Court of States exhibit. The
4. [Construction 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. One of the two towers of the Century of Progress Skyride can be seen to the right of the Federal Building.]

[Construction of the one of the Century of Progress Skyride towers in 1933. At its completion, the two
5. [Construction of the one of the Century of Progress Skyride towers in 1933. At its completion, the two Skyride towers stood over 620 feet tall and spanned over 1,800 feet apart.]
[Construction of the one of the Century of Progress Skyride towers in 1933. At its completion, the two
6. [Construction of the one of the Century of Progress Skyride towers in 1933. At its completion, the two Skyride towers stood over 620 feet tall and spanned over 1,800 feet apart.]
[Construction of the one of the Century of Progress Skyride towers in 1933. At its completion, the two
7. [Construction of the one of the Century of Progress Skyride towers in 1933. At its completion, the two Skyride towers stood over 620 feet tall and spanned over 1,800 feet apart.]
[Construction of the one of the Century of Progress Skyride towers in 1933. At its completion, the two
8. [Construction of the one of the Century of Progress Skyride towers in 1933. At its completion, the two Skyride towers stood over 620 feet tall and spanned over 1,800 feet apart.]

[Construction of the one of the Century of Progress Skyride towers in 1933. At its completion, the two
9. [Construction of the one of the Century of Progress Skyride towers in 1933. At its completion, the two Skyride towers stood over 620 feet tall and spanned over 1,800 feet apart.]
[Construction of the one of the Century of Progress Skyride towers in 1933. At its completion, the two
10. [Construction of the one of the Century of Progress Skyride towers in 1933. At its completion, the two Skyride towers stood over 620 feet tall and spanned over 1,800 feet apart.]
[Construction of the one of the Century of Progress Skyride towers in 1933. At its completion, the two
11. [Construction of the one of the Century of Progress Skyride towers in 1933. 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 in 1933. At its completion, the two
12. [Ground level view of one of the Century of Progress Skyride towers in 1933. 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 in 1933. At its completion, the two
13. [Ground level view of one of the Century of Progress Skyride towers in 1933. 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 in 1933. At its completion, the two
14. [Ground level view of one of the Century of Progress Skyride towers in 1933. 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 in 1933. At its completion, the two
15. [Ground level view of one of the Century of Progress Skyride towers in 1933. 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 in 1933. At its completion, the two
16. [Ground level view of one of the Century of Progress Skyride towers in 1933. 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 in 1933. At its completion, the two
17. [Ground level view of one of the Century of Progress Skyride towers in 1933. 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 in 1933. At its completion, the two
18. [Ground level view of one of the Century of Progress Skyride towers in 1933. 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
19. [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
20. [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.]
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