Coliseum Building, Eastern States Exposition

Coliseum Building, Eastern States Exposition West Springfield Massachusetts


Stock #: 496839
Type: Postcard
Era: White Border
City: West Springfield
State: Massachusetts (MA)
County: Hampden
Publisher: The Springfield News Company
Stamp: 2c
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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The Eastern States Exposition occupies a tract of 172 acres, and is the largest institution of its kind in the East. Buildings are of brick, steel and concrete. Plant is valued 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 building for agricultural, state, home and boys and girls exhibits. Coliseum buildings, 200x300 ft., seats 5600, with arena 100x206. Grand stand seats 10,000. Half mile race track, record 2.03 1/2.