Coliseum Building

Coliseum Building Springfield Massachusetts


Stock #: 162449
Type: Postcard
Era: White Border
City: Springfield
State: Massachusetts (MA)
County: Hampden
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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The Eastern States Exposition occupies a modern exposition plant of 172 acres, and is the largest institution of its kind in the East. Buildings are of brick, steel and concrete. Plant is value at $1,250,000. Attendance each year, 250,000 accommodations for 1200 cattle, 600 horses, 1000 sheep and swine. More than 100,000 ft. of general exhibition space under roof. Special buildings for agricultural, state, home and boys and girls exhibits. Coliseum buildings, 200 x 300 ft., seats 5600, with arena 100 x 206. Grand stand seats 10,000. half mile race track, record 2.03½.