|Title||Amusement ride on "The Trail, " Lewis and Clark Exposition, Portland, Oregon, 1905 |
|Notes||The amusement ride near the exposition entrance was called the Giant Whirl Flying Machine. |
Stamped on verso: Portland, Lewis and Clark Centennial Exposition.
Handwritten on verso: "The Trail."
Filed in: Box 1/15
|Contextual Notes||The Giant Whirl Flying Machine was a forty foot structure that swung riders around in boats connected by long chains. Ride admission was ten cents. After the exposition, the amusement ride was transferred to the Oaks Amusement Park in Portland. |
"The Trail" was an 800 foot-long street that featured amusements and carnival attractions.
The Lewis and Clark Exposition was hosted by the city of Portland from June 1 to October 15, 1905. Covering over 400 acres, the fair showcased exhibits from various nations and states, and it promoted the economic potential of the Pacific Northwest region.
|Subjects (LCTGM)||Amusement rides--Oregon--Portland; Exhibition buildings--Oregon--Portland |
|Subjects (LCSH)||Lewis and Clark Centennial Exposition (1905 : Portland, Or.); Portland (Or.)--Buildings, structures, etc. |
|Location Depicted||United States--Oregon--Portland |
|Digital Collection||Alaska, Western Canada and United States Collection|
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|Negative Number||UW11798 |
|Repository||University of Washington Libraries. Special Collections Division |
|Repository Collection||Lewis and Clark Exposition. PH Coll 391 |
|Object Type||Photograph |
|Physical Description||8 x 10 in. |
|Digital Reproduction Information||Scanned from an original photograph using a ScanMaker 6800 at 72 dpi in JPEG format at compression rate 3 and resized to 768x600 ppi. 2007. |
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