Space Needle at the 50th anniversary
Seattle World's Fair
The Century-21 Exposition, also known as the 'Seattle World's Fair' was
held from April
to October 1962 in Seattle. Nearly 10 million people attended the fair.Unlike
World's fairs of its era, Century-21 made a profit. As planned, the exposition
fairground and numerous public buildings and public works; some credit
revitalizing Seattle's economic and cultural life. The fair saw the construction
Needle and monorail, as well as several sports venues and performing arts
(L) A commemorative postage stamp 1962 (M) Monorail is cerebrating 50 golden
(R) A round-trip ticket of the Seattle's Monrail
(L) The entrance to monorail station (R) Westlake downtown terminal and
a monorail train
(L) Monorail tracks with the Space Needle visible, in the distance.
(M) The monorail passes through the EMP ( Experience Music Project ) building.
(R) The Space Needle terminal station
Monorail trucks at Seattle in the evening
Seattle Skyline, which is viewed from the Space Needle, photographed in
(L) A ticket of the monorail in Seattle (R) The monorail train departs
from the third floor of Westlake Center Mall.
The 'Seattle World's Fair' was held from April to October 1962 in Seattle.
The writer attended to this
historical event in July 1962. I was drawn to the stage of the venue, and
participated in the
demonstration of the newly developed fax to send a compressed image to
others, writing the content
in Japanesee. When the message was transmitted to the other side, a storm
of the applause has
broken out. It was a feeling that I want to bury my head in shame. Since
then, exactly, fifty years
Downtown Seattle: Smith Tower and Columbia Tower Club
A Carriage tour in the street of Seattle, $25 for a 15-minute ride.
(L) Bank of America Fifth Avenue Plaza (R) Interstate expressway 5, for
the direction to Tacoma and Portland
(L) Vancouver, Canada is only three hours driving distance from Seattle.
However, it may take extra one hour to arrive there.
(R) Sea port of Seattle is the ninth largest US seaport in terms of dollar
Cruise passengers were beyond 800,00 per annum, mainly for the 7-day Alaska
No smoking is allowed in a public indoor space. However, Washington-state
senators have approved
a plan that would allow cigar and pipe smoking at a limited number of establishments.
would permit up to 100 cigar lounges and 500 retail tobacco shops to allow
would still be banned.
Source: The Seattle Times, May 17, 2011
(L) A policeman on bicycle (R) A tobacco shop at downtown, Seattle
The price of Marlboro in Seattle is $7.99.
Indoor and outdoor smoking ban in Seattle
(L) Lonely smokers on a Seattle's street (R) No-smoking notice posted in
the city of Seattle
International comparison of cigarette prices and taxes
University of Washington Medical Center
University of Washington Medical Center is one of the nations leading academic
which provides highly specialized in medical care in areas such as cardiology,
and neonatal intensive care, oncology, orthopedics and organ transplantation.
from across Washington, Wyoming, Alaska, Montana and Idaho for these specialized
Harborview Medical Center is one of the leading hospitals, and provides
highly specialized services
such as trauma and burn care, as well as neurosurgery, eye care, vascular,
sleep-medicine and spine care.
(L) Emergency Room, Harborview Medical Center (R) The hospital is easily
accessible by Interstate 5.
(L) No pet and smoking in the Harborview Medical Venter (M) A floor directory
of hospital (R) A lounge of Medical Center
(L) A various clinic is open for a patient at each floor. (R) Exterior
of the Harborview Medical Venter
Harborview Medical Venter is a non-smoking campus.
Smoking ban in the railway trains of the world
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The article was written in July 2012. All photographs, except for Sea port
of Seattle, were taken
in June 2012, by Junhaku Miyamoto, M.D., PhD.