ONCE UPON A CENTURY.

OnceUponACentury[Book: John Robinson – 1978 – 21x28cm – 144 Pages – Many B&W photos]. Celebrating 100 Years of the Canadian National Exposition (1879-1979). Chapter Points: Walking on a Piece of History; Born out of Protest; Agriculture; Memories; Transportation; Buildings and Gates; Grandstand Shows; Communications; “The Incredible Mrs. A”; Midway Magic (A history of the midway pre 1896). Also, Rubin and Cherry side shows; hand-cranked pleasure wheel, freak shows, Chute the Chutes; Roller Boller Coaster); Armed Forces; Big Bands; Sports; Toronto Harbour Commission; The People Place; Officials. ANDY SHINE’S RATING: Fair / Good.