• Created Date
  • 1962
  • Description
  • The Century 21 Exposition took place between April 21 and October 21, 1962 and is also known as the Seattle World's Fair."The Gayway has 20 rides which are either brand new or especially redone for the Seattle World's Fair. Two veteran amusement park operators assembled them at the cost of $2 million. Among familiar stand-bys that have been renamed and refurbished are the Wild Mouse (a roller coaster that goes sideways), the Space Wheel (a 95-... more
    The Century 21 Exposition took place between April 21 and October 21, 1962 and is also known as the Seattle World's Fair."The Gayway has 20 rides which are either brand new or especially redone for the Seattle World's Fair. Two veteran amusement park operators assembled them at the cost of $2 million. Among familiar stand-bys that have been renamed and refurbished are the Wild Mouse (a roller coaster that goes sideways), the Space Wheel (a 95-foot-high ferris wheel), the Distel (dodgem cars on a freeway scale) and the Allortria (the newest version of fun house)." (Century 21 Exposition. (1962). Official Guide Book, Seattle World's Fair 1962. Seattle: Acme Publications. p. 115)Filed in: Seattle--Century 21--Gayway and Show Street. less
  • Format
  • Photograph
    image
    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