The Palace of Transportation

Palace of Transportation

The Missouri Corn Palace in the Palace of Agriculture, west of present-day Skinker and Wydown boulevards. (Missouri History Museum)

Palace of  Machinery

Looking West from a Lagoon toward East End of the Palace of Machinery. 1904 World's Fair. Oil painting by John Ross Key, 1904. Missouri History Museum

The Palace of Electricity at night.

Paris Exposition: Transportation Building, Paris, France, 1900 by Brooklyn Museum

"Gondola girl." Transportation at the 1904 World's Fair.

Palace of Liberal Arts

Missouri Mining exhibit at the 1904 World's Fair by Missouri History Museum, via Flickr

Demonstration of finger printing system at the Police Department Exhibit in the Palace of Education at the 1904 World's Fair. ©Missouri History Museum

Francois Airship in trial flight. Department of Transportation, 1904 World's Fair. Jessie Tarbox Beals.

Chinese Pavilion, a copy of Prince Pu Lun's Palace at Peking.

Near the Palace of Agriculture an impressive collection of  windmills (renamed- aerometers), occupied  several acres upon Agricultural Hill. This showcased harnessing the power of the wind for  agricultural uses: wind-powered irrigation, water pumping, corn shelling and grinding, to name a few, were shown.

Sacramento Valley Exhibit in the California section of the Palace of Agriculture at the 1904 World's Fair. Mr. Filcher, Mr. Wiggins, and Governor Pardee of California pictured.

The Palace Of Fine Arts- made for the 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition

The Palace of Sciences, Arts and Letters at the Exposition Universelle in 1900, Paris

Passenger automobile used in the fair grounds.

Panorama of the 1915 Panama Pacific International Exposition; Palace of Fine Arts (still standing) is on the left; the tall structure on the right is the Tower of Jewels.

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