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  • Collection: Expo '74

Expo_Construction11.tif
Demolition of the Old Great Northern Depot and the railroad lines, February, 1973. The Count-Down sign on the part of the depot that will remain, the tower, indicates 450 days left until the opening.

Expo_Construction01.tif
U.S. Pavilion and Mexican Exhibit

Expo_Construction02.tif
Demolition of the train trestle that crossed over the Monroe Street Bridge and the river before Expo.

Expo_Construction05.tif
Demolition along Trent Ave.

Expo_Construction06.tif
Construction with the clock tower in the background.

Expo_Construction07.tif
Construction buildings for Expo

Expo_Construction09.tif
The two semi-circular base buildings of the United States Pavilion during construction. The vinyl canopy rose 150 feet on a steel center pole from these bases.

Expo_Construction10.tif
Work nears completion on the major buildings of the Expo '74 world's fair. In the foreground is the Washington State Pavilion, which will become a convention center when the fair ends its six-month run November 4. In the upper left are the two…

Expo_Construction12.tif
Cleared of railroad yards and related industrial structures by 1973, the Expo '74 site still had a long way to go before the opening of the World's Fair. Construction had just started on the Washington State Pavilion at lower right. The old…

Expo_Construction13.tif
Washington State Pavilion

Expo_Construction14.tif
Tower view - Mexico, Japan and Taiwan exhibits.

Expo_Construction15.tif
Demolition of the old station at the center of the railroad yards that became Spokane's World's Fair site is shown here as it looked in February 1973. The Burlington Northern Tower, the only part of the station to remain, indicates 450 days to go…

Expo_Construction16.tif
Building the Soviet and European Pavilions and the Washington Street couplet prior to Expo.

Expo_Construction17.tif
Clearing of the site for Expo: Note demolition in the foreground of one of the many two story buildings that lined Trent Ave (renamed Spokane Falls Blvd. for the fair).

Expo_Construction18.tif
Showing construction site prior to Expo.

Expo_Construction19.tif
Workers doing construction at Expo

Expo_Construction22.tif
International exhibits construction.

Expo_Construction23.tif
Work on the Opera house and Washington State Pavilion.

Expo_Construction25.tif
Washington State Pavilion

Expo_Construction29.tif
Clearing the smaller island that was renamed Canada Island.

Expo_Construction30.tif
Construction on the IMAX movie screen of the U.S. Pavilion. The movie screen will be the largest in the world for use with a single projection source.

Expo_Construction39.tif
Women taking photographs near the Opera House

Expo_Construction34.tif
Cleared of railroad yards and related industrial structures by 1973, the Expo '74 site still had a long way to go before the opening of the World's Fair. Construction had just started on the Wahington State Pavilion at lower right. The old Burlington…

Expo_Construction35.tif
Laying sod at the U.S. Pavilion.

Expo_Construction36.tif
Demolition of the old station at the center of the railroad yards that became Spokane's World's Fair site is shown here as it looked in February 1973. The Great Northern Tower, the only part of the station to remain, indicates 450 days to go until…

Expo_Construction37.tif
Washington State Pavilion.

Expo_Misc10.tif
Color photo of an Expo parade float.

Expo_Misc01.tif
San Francisco, Ca. delegation.
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