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Ghosts of Dallas: Scenes From the Centennial Exposition, 1936

Look 80 years back at Fair Park's past.
By Jason Heid |


Photo of the Texas Centennial Expo in 1936, a tour bus with the Tower Building and Ford Motor Company building (no longer there) in the background.


Two men in front of the not-yet-completed Aquarium.


A view of the Esplanade, showing statues “Tenor” and “Contralto.”

Today we’re concluding our series of Ghosts of Dallas images in recognition of the 80th anniversary of Fair Park, which was officially celebrated last month.

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Original photo: J. Elmore Hudson, provided courtesy of James E. Hudson III

Photo: Leah Clausen

See more Ghosts of Dallas here.

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