PG&E Exhibit, Golden Gate International Exposition

PG&E Exhibit, Golden Gate International Exposition San Francisco California

Stock #: 351275
Type: Postcard
Era: Linen
City: San Francisco
State: California (CA)
County: San Francisco
Postmark: 1939 Oct-30
PM City: Coalinga
PM State: CA
Stamp: 1c
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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In a vast, animated diarama covering the end wall of the Electricity and Communications Building, three phases of California's development are portrayed. On the left is a covered wagon train of '49, encamped for the night in a Sierra pass. On the right is a dock scene in early day San Francisco - a sailing ship rocking with the tide, a stage coach awaiting its passengers. In the center panel is the artist's conception of the City of the Future. Fifty animated figures give the diarama life and reality. Changing light effects playing upon the richly colored backgrounds of mountain and bay scenery add beauty and charm to the picture. Beneath, at floor level, is a series of other exhibits presenting the advantages of electricity utility service and the extent of the Company's sytem