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The Tower of Light


The Tower of Light night view


The Xenon searchlights that made the brilliant beam of the Tower of Light


"Uncle Ben" Franklin - starring character in the Tower of Light's 1964 & 1965 shows


The Carrier cooling and heating equipment becomes a part of the Tower of Light show. A polar bear, mermaid and penguin enjoy the air conditioned comfort provided by Carrier. In this sequence of the show the penguin sings a song about the joy of air conditioned comfort.


A searchlight lighting ceremony at the Tower of Light

SOURCE: Archival Photographs from the Electric Power and Light Exhibit




Source: Above photos presented courtesy Bill Cotter Collection and are © Copyright 2017 Bill Cotter, All Rights Reserved. Top left transparency by Pana-Vue.

Beautiful night shot of the Tower of Light
Tower of Light
Spectacular lighting effects
Tower of Light
View of the Tower of Light from a distance. Note the visible shaft of light coming from the Xenon searchlights
Industrial Area Night Scene



VIEW-MASTER INDUSTRIAL AREA, New York Worlds Fair 1964-65, Sawyer featured the "Tower of Light" on the cover of their Industrial Area View-Master packet.


Aerial View of the Tower of Light

SOURCE: New York World's Fair 1964-1965 Corporation


Artist's Rendering

SOURCE: Commercial Transparency by Photo Lab, Inc., Washington, DC


Source: Commercial Transparency by Photo Lab, Inc., Washington, DC Courtesy Larry Hubble collection



Source: "United Airlines Presents" Promotion Slide Show
Scenes from "The Brightest Show on Earth"
"Uncle Ben" Franklin at the piano
The dazzling Christmas Scene



"Uncle Ben" Franklin

SOURCE: Bradd Schiffman Collection

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