The AYPE of 1909


View of the Exposition with Mt Ranier in the background

The goal of Vic and Ray in 1909 was the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition in Seattle, a major exposition that attracted more than 3.7-million visitors.

The links below provide more information on the Exposition, including photographs of the amazing buildings constructed for the fair.

bulletEssay on the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition (University of Washington)
bulletPhotographs of the Exposition (University of Washington)
bulletWikipedia Entry

Sadly, most of the buildings at the Exposition were demolished after the event closed. Only a few reminders remain, but we will seek out these links to the past at the end of our ride.

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