See America exhibit of the Western Pacific-Denver & Rio Grande-Missouri Pacific-St. Louis, Iron Mountain & Southern Lines, located in the southwest corner of the Palace of Transportation. Panama-Pacific International Exposition, San Francisco, 1915. Height of Globe, 44 feet; diameter. 51 ft.; extension 50 X 50 feet. A Bureau is maintained within "The Globe," where illustrated literature and information on any desired district may be obtained. Admission: Free
On the outside there is a map of North America, the largest spherical map in the world, showing the territory served by the lines of the Western Pacific-Denver & Rio Grande-Missouri Pacific-St. Louis, Iron Mountain & Southern. Within is displayed a series of twenty-four illuminated models of cities and towns, mining camps, agricultural districts, industries and notable scenic points located on the lines of the railroads named.
CELEBRATE THE 100TH ANNIVERSARY OF
THE 1915 PANAMA PACIFIC INTERNATIONAL EXPOSITION
in San Francisco
THE 75TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE 1939-40 WORLD'S FAIRS
in New York and San Francisco
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