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Title
Palace of Machinery
Date Created and/or Issued
ca. 1915
Publication Information
Souvenir Guide Publishers
Contributing Institution
California State University, Fresno
Collection
Worlds Fair Collection
Rights Information
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Description
Note On verso: This building, which covers practically nine acres, and is the largest wooden structure in the world, was designed by Messrs. Ward and Blohme of San Francisco. Six million feet of lumber was required for sheathing it. Four carloads of nails and 1500 tons of bolts and washers were used in its construction. Cost $ 659,665.
Type
image
Format
8.6 cm. x 13.7 cm.
Identifier
EXP915a.376pc
http://cdmweb.lib.csufresno.edu/cdm/ref/collection/worldsfair/id/14831
Subject
Panama-Pacific International Exposition
Place
San Francisco, California
Source
Donald G. Larson Collection on International Expositions and Fairs
HMLSC_EXP915a_376pc
Relation
World's Fair Collection

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