|Title||Yearling sale at Longacres Park, Renton, 1971 |
|Caption||Seattle businessman Joe Gottstein opened Longacres Park racetrack near Renton, Washington, on August 3, 1933, in the depths of the Great Depression. The one-mile oval track, with its clubhouse and red and silver grandstand, was the work of architect B. Marcus Priteca. Longacres was designed and built in 28 days and hosted thoroughbred horse racing until it closed in 1992.|
This 1971 photo shows a year-old thoroughbred on display for prospective buyers.
|Notes||Handwritten on sleeve: Longacres yearling sale, Turf Club.|
Date photograph was filed at the Seattle Post-Intelligencer (date of photograph and file date may differ by a month or more): August 30, 1971.
|Subjects||Horses--Washington (State)--Renton; Racetracks (Horse racing)--Washington (State)--Renton |
|Places||United States--Washington (State)--Renton |
|Digital Collection||Museum of History & Industry Photograph Collection |
|Image Number||1986.5.54999.1 |
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|Credit Line||Seattle Post-Intelligencer Collection, Museum of History & Industry, Seattle; All Rights Reserved |
|Repository||Museum of History & Industry, Seattle (MOHAI) |
|Repository Collection||Seattle Post-Intelligencer Collection |
|Physical Description||1 negative: b&w; 4 x 5 in. |
|Digital Reproduction Information||Scanned from original negative as a 3000 pixel TIFF image in 8-bit grayscale, resized to 640 pixels in the longest dimension and compressed into JPEG format using Photoshop 6.0 and its JPEG quality measurement 3. |