The Yuma Road, Part of the Ford Motor Company's Exhibit, 'Roads of the Pacific,' California Pacific International Exposition, 1935

Summary

"Roads of the Pacific" was part of the Ford Exhibit, the most popular attraction at the 1935 California Pacific International Exposition. Visitors rode in brand new Ford V-8s over 14 reproductions of famous roads. This section representing a plank road that negotiated sand dunes between Yuma, Arizona and San Diego, California contributed to the immersive "Roads of the Pacific" experience.

"Roads of the Pacific" was part of the Ford Exhibit, the most popular attraction at the 1935 California Pacific International Exposition. Visitors rode in brand new Ford V-8s over 14 reproductions of famous roads. This section representing a plank road that negotiated sand dunes between Yuma, Arizona and San Diego, California contributed to the immersive "Roads of the Pacific" experience.

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 208 information sign: The Yuma Road Early desert highway El Centro, Cal. to Yuma, Ariz. Sand and Planks United States

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