Historic Structures

Pictures 4 Longacres Park Horse Track, Renton Washington

Longacres Park Horse Track, Renton Washington Training track located to the east of the barn area. Camera pointed NNW. (March 1993)
Training track located to the east of the barn area. Camera pointed NNW. (March 1993)

Longacres Park Horse Track, Renton Washington Lombardy poplar trees in parking lot in south section of park. Camera pointed N. (August 1993)
Lombardy poplar trees in parking lot in south section of park. Camera pointed N. (August 1993)

Longacres Park Horse Track, Renton Washington Photocopy of architectural drawing. (Original is in the collection of Richard F. McCann, Pasadena, CA.) Block Plan, Wing Additions. Dated November 3, 1933. Race Course for Mr. Joseph Gottstein, Washington Jockey Club. B. Marcus Priteca.
Photocopy of architectural drawing. (Original is in the collection of Richard F. McCann, Pasadena, CA.) Block Plan, Wing Additions. Dated November 3, 1933. Race Course for Mr. Joseph Gottstein, Washington Jockey Club. B. Marcus Priteca.

Longacres Park Horse Track, Renton Washington Photocopy of architectural drawing. (Original is in the collection of Richard F. McCann, Pasadena, CA.) Site Plan (Untitled). Dated May 3, 1934. Race Course for Mr. Joseph Gottstein, Washington Jockey Club. B. Marcus Priteca.
Photocopy of architectural drawing. (Original is in the collection of Richard F. McCann, Pasadena, CA.) Site Plan (Untitled). Dated May 3, 1934. Race Course for Mr. Joseph Gottstein, Washington Jockey Club. B. Marcus Priteca.

Longacres Park Horse Track, Renton Washington Photocopy of photograph. (Original is No. PI-23482 in the Seattle Post-Intelligencer Collection at the Museum of History and Industry (MOHAI), Seattle, WA. A print from the original negative can be ordered from MOHAI.) A 1936 or 1937 view looking NNW at Clubhouse on left and Grandstand in center. Broadcast room (observation tower) atop grandstand is same as when built in 1933. On right in distance is the bleacher section that later evolved into the Second Grandstand.
Photocopy of photograph. (Original is No. PI-23482 in the Seattle Post-Intelligencer Collection at the Museum of History and Industry (MOHAI), Seattle, WA. A print from the original negative can be ordered from MOHAI.) A 1936 or 1937 view looking NNW at Clubhouse on left and Grandstand in center. Broadcast room (observation tower) atop grandstand is same as when built in 1933. On right in distance is the bleacher section that later evolved into the Second Grandstand.

Longacres Park Horse Track, Renton Washington Photocopy of photograph. (Original is No. PI-23499 in the Seattle Post-Intelligencer Collection at the Museum of History and Industry (MOHAI), Seattle, WA. A print from the original negative can be ordered from MOHAI.) A 1939 view of the finish line as viewed from the infield steward's booth. Original Clubhouse is on the left. On Grandstand (right) note the addition to broadcast room and structural connections between Clubhouse and Grandstand. A similar view taken in 1993 is shown in photo WA-201-8.
Photocopy of photograph. (Original is No. PI-23499 in the Seattle Post-Intelligencer Collection at the Museum of History and Industry (MOHAI), Seattle, WA. A print from the original negative can be ordered from MOHAI.) A 1939 view of the finish line as viewed from the infield steward's booth. Original Clubhouse is on the left. On Grandstand (right) note the addition to broadcast room and structural connections between Clubhouse and Grandstand. A similar view taken in 1993 is shown in photo WA-201-8.