[Sky Tram Car Inside of a Fair Games Booth]

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A close-up photograph of a sky tram car, laying on its side in the middle of a red and white striped skee ball games tent. The white top of the sky tram is heavily scratched and dented, and the tram's cable is still threaded through the car's wheels. The car rests on top of orange, metal lane-dividers of the skee ball game. There is debris from the tent roof on the ground in front of the booth. On the back of the photograph is a red ink stamp giving information about the photo.

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1 photograph : col. ; 20 x 25 cm.

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Spainhouer August 21, 1979.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2015 and was provided by Dallas Firefighters Museum to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 11 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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A close-up photograph of a sky tram car, laying on its side in the middle of a red and white striped skee ball games tent. The white top of the sky tram is heavily scratched and dented, and the tram's cable is still threaded through the car's wheels. The car rests on top of orange, metal lane-dividers of the skee ball game. There is debris from the tent roof on the ground in front of the booth. On the back of the photograph is a red ink stamp giving information about the photo.

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1 photograph : col. ; 20 x 25 cm.

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Rescuing Texas History, 2015

This compilation of newspapers, photographs, and other materials provides a glimpse into the diverse people and fascinating places that have contributed to the growth of Texas.

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[Sky Tram Car in a Fair Games Booth] (Photograph)

[Sky Tram Car in a Fair Games Booth]

A close-up photograph of a sky tram car, laying on its side in the middle of a red and white striped carnival game tent. The white top of the sky tram is heavily scratched and dented, and the tram's cable is still threaded through the car's wheels. The car rests on top of orange, metal lane-dividers that are part of the booth's game. Another booth is partially visible on the other side of the left tent wall. On the back of the photograph is a red ink stamp giving information about the photo.

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[Sky Tram Car in a Fair Games Booth], DFFM_2015-03-006, ark:/67531/metapth803840/

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  • August 21, 1979

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  • Nov. 3, 2016, 5:57 p.m.

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  • Jan. 20, 2017, 11:11 a.m.

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  • 32.777916, -96.760132

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Spainhouer. [Sky Tram Car Inside of a Fair Games Booth], photograph, August 21, 1979; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth803808/: accessed May 24, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Dallas Firefighters Museum.