Expo Retro

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Description: Photograph of the Expo 86 grounds after the World's Fair closed in October 1986.
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Description: Photograph of the Alberta Pavilion being dismantled after the World's Fair closed in October 1986.
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Description: Denis Bouvier attended Expo 67, an experience that inspired him to become a photojournalist. Years later, he was thrilled to apply his professional skills to documenting Expo 86. His memories of all aspects of the fair are still vivid.
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Description: Two young girls sit inside an automobile at the Highway 86 Installation.
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Description: Simon talks about some of his earliest memories which include Expo 86. He describes the Highway 86 Installation and sitting on the motorcycles, and he recalls trying to find Expo Ernie on the fairgrounds so he could shake his hand, prompting Expo Ernie to light up and speak!
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Description: Young man poses in front of a Polar Bear at the Northwest Territories Pavilion.
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Title: Engine #374
Description: Engine #374, which is now at the Roundhouse Community Centre.
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Description: Rose-Anne Smith talks about her memories of Expo 86, the perfect weather, and her son's excitement.
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Description: Three men ride in a boat on False Creek during Expo 86. The Ontario Pavilion can be seen in the background.
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Description: Memories of the SkyTrain being built and using it to visit Expo '86
Type of Resource(s): sound recording-nonmusical
Description: Night-time photograph looking east with Expo Centre in the far left, Plaza of Nations to the left of Expo Centre, and Saskatchewan Pavilion in the far left of the photo.
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Description: Night time shot of Expo 86 fairgrounds and water of False Creek looking southeast towards the main entrance and Expo Centre.
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Description: Woman captures her image on screen while viewing the 1,000 square metre diorama of a futuristic city showing how transportation technology will enhance our society.
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Description: Twins Jacky and Joycy Robbins vividly recall all aspects of Expo 86 and Expo 67. They lament the waning of World's Fairs in general, replaced by virtual travel. They point out how the Expo 86 photos still look fresh and fun.
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Description: A page of Expo 86 passport stamps. The souvenir passport had 4 pages of information on the exposition and 20 blank pages intended to be filled with pavilion stamps.
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Description: A page of Expo 86 passport stamps. The souvenir passport had 4 pages of information on the exposition and 20 blank pages intended to be filled with pavilion stamps.
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