Atlanta Rail Corridor Archive

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This image shows the District of Columbia exhibit in the Negro Building. The exhibit displayed mainly statuary and art from African American artists in Washington D.C. The exhibit also included several patents for the inventions created by African…

This image of the Machinery Hall at night demonstrates the electric power it produced. The Machinery Hall was the source of all electric lights throughout the exposition.

View of the exterior of the Transportation Building. The Transportation Building featured exhibits on both outdated modes of transportation as well as its recent technological advances. The building included displays of the technology of railroads,…

This image is of the octagonal Southern Railway Building which included exhibits of architectural drawings depicting some of the more prominent railroad stations across the country. The Southern Railway Building as included samples of tracks from…

This pyramidal structure is the Plant System Exhibit of the Cotton States and International Exposition. This building apparently housed a variety of fruit, vegetable, and mineral products found across the world, It also included models of steamships…

Several states across the country represented their achievements in state buildings at the Cotton States and International Exposition. Pictured here is the Pennsylvania Building. The Pennsylvania Building housed the Liberty Bell, making it one of the…

View of the New York Building in Piedmont Park. the New York Building was one of the many state buildings seen throughout the exhibition.

View of the Massachusetts Building which was one of the states buildings developed for the Cotton States and International Exposition. State Buildings and special State Days at world fairs across the South helped to create a sense of unity throughout…

Within the Manufacturing Building was the Liberal Arts Exhibition. The Liberal Arts Exhibit was meant to educate visitors on industrial advancements from across the world, from the recently invented lawn sprinkler to fireproof paint and household…

This image provides an example of some of the sculpture found in the Arts Building at the Cotton States Exposition.