Century of Progress International Exposition - Chicago 1933

A century of progress

May 27 - November 12, 1933 and June 1 - October 31, 1934


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The train

The train at the Exhibition Expo Chicago 1933

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A miniature railway, whistling and steamrolling, can carry eighty children.

Along the way it passes Lake Michigan and many huge fantasy characters, including the three bears, Jack and the Beanstalk--, Little Red Riding Hood, Jack and Jill, the tin woodsman from "The Wizard of Oz", a giant elephant, and the great sailor whose arms swirl in the wind so that he seems to fly away as the train passes the station.

©Official Guide Book 1933-1934