• Created Date
  • 1905
  • Description
  • 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. At night, the exposition's buildings, streets and pathways were illuminated by 100,000 lamps. Partly to supply power to the exposition, the Portland Electric Company constructed a steam-gene... more
    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. At night, the exposition's buildings, streets and pathways were illuminated by 100,000 lamps. Partly to supply power to the exposition, the Portland Electric Company constructed a steam-generation plant near the site in 1902. less
  • Format
  • Photograph
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    8 x 10 in.
    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