Race Track and Grandstand, Eastern States Exposition

Race Track and Grandstand, Eastern States Exposition Springfield Massachusetts

Stock #: 261293
Type: Postcard
Era: Linen
City: Springfield
State: Massachusetts (MA)
County: Hampden
Publisher: The Springfield News Company
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. Buildings of permanent brick, steel and concrete construction, with grounds value more than $2,500,000. Attendance 300,000. Fastest 1/2 mile track in New England. Exposition and New England track record harness racing Single G 2:02 3/4 - 1922. Grandstand and bleachers capacity 10,000. Most of world's 1/2 mile dirt track records for automobile racing made here. Scene of hippodrome show twice daily and nightly fireworks display. Automobile parks permit handling of 10,000 cars at one time. "America's Premier Exposition"
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