• Created Date
  • ca. 1962
  • Description
  • On verso: Installing supports for Alweg Monorail, Seattle, 1961-1962.The Century 21 Exposition took place between April 21 and October 21, 1962 and is also known as the Seattle World's Fair."The [Monorail] track is three feet wide and five feet deep. It is made from pre-cast concrete, supported by T-shaped concrete columns. The columns are placed 85 feet apart on the straightaway and 60 feet apart on the curves. More than 15,000 tons of steel ... more
    On verso: Installing supports for Alweg Monorail, Seattle, 1961-1962.The Century 21 Exposition took place between April 21 and October 21, 1962 and is also known as the Seattle World's Fair."The [Monorail] track is three feet wide and five feet deep. It is made from pre-cast concrete, supported by T-shaped concrete columns. The columns are placed 85 feet apart on the straightaway and 60 feet apart on the curves. More than 15,000 tons of steel were used in the monorail system." (Century 21 Exposition. (1962). Official Guide Book, Seattle World's Fair 1962. Seattle: Acme Publications. p. 141)Filed in: Seattle--Century 21--Monorail. less
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    photograph
    8 x 10 in.
    Scanned from a photograph using a Microtek Scanmaker 9600XL at 120 dpi in JPEG for1mat at compression rate 3 and resized to 768x600 ppi. 2004