Guided Tour of the 'Roads of the Pacific' Exhibit, California Pacific International Exposition, San Diego, 1935

Summary

The Ford building -- the most popular attraction at the 1935 California Pacific International Exposition -- featured "Roads of the Pacific." Visitors rode in brand new Ford V-8s over 14 realistic reproductions of historic and modern roadways. This photograph shows tourists examining a recreated section of a plank road that negotiated sand dunes between Yuma, Arizona and San Diego, California.

The Ford building -- the most popular attraction at the 1935 California Pacific International Exposition -- featured "Roads of the Pacific." Visitors rode in brand new Ford V-8s over 14 realistic reproductions of historic and modern roadways. This photograph shows tourists examining a recreated section of a plank road that negotiated sand dunes between Yuma, Arizona and San Diego, California.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)
Linen (Material)

Technique

Gelatin silver process

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 7.5 in

Width: 11 in

Inscriptions

verso: R 117

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