[Fallen Sky Tram Cars in Games Booths]

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Photograph of the front of a row of red and white-striped tents supported by metal frames. A white and red sky tram car is laying on its side on top of the middle booth, and another sky tram car laying on its side inside the booth on the left- on top of the metal lane dividers of a skee ball game. Toy prizes (including large, yellow, stuffed bananas with smiling faces) can be seen on the walls inside the middle and left booths.There is a tall, yellow, folding ladder under the middle tent, debris and a large bundle of rope ... continued below

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1 photograph : col. ; 20 x 26 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 12 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Photograph of the front of a row of red and white-striped tents supported by metal frames. A white and red sky tram car is laying on its side on top of the middle booth, and another sky tram car laying on its side inside the booth on the left- on top of the metal lane dividers of a skee ball game. Toy prizes (including large, yellow, stuffed bananas with smiling faces) can be seen on the walls inside the middle and left booths.There is a tall, yellow, folding ladder under the middle tent, debris and a large bundle of rope on the ground in front of the booths, and a helicopter in the sky in the distant background. On the back of the photograph is a red ink stamp with information about the photograph.

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1 photograph : col. ; 20 x 26 cm.

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Rescuing Texas History, 2015

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[Fallen Sky Tram Cars in Fair Games Booths]

Photograph of the front of a row of red and white-striped tents supported by metal frames. A white and red sky tram car is laying on its side on top of the middle booth, and another sky tram car laying on its side inside the booth on the left- on top of the metal lane dividers of a skee ball game. Toy prizes (including large, yellow, stuffed bananas with smiling faces) can be seen on the walls inside the middle and left booths.There is a tall, yellow, folding ladder under the middle tent, debris and a large bundle of rope on the ground in front of the booths, and a helicopter in the sky in the distant background. On the back of the photograph is a red ink stamp with information about the photograph.

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[Fallen Sky Tram Cars in Fair Games Booths], DFFM_2015-03-017, ark:/67531/metapth803824

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  • August 21, 1979

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  • Nov. 3, 2016, 5:57 p.m.

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  • Aug. 31, 2018, 10:02 a.m.

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Spainhouer. [Fallen Sky Tram Cars in Games Booths], photograph, August 21, 1979; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth803907/: accessed December 16, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Dallas Firefighters Museum.