: Inside view of the horseshoe shaped football stadium at Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, ca. The stadium opened in 1922. It cost approximately 1.3 million dollars to build. This was one of the earliest stadiums constructed of concrete. At the time of its opening, Ohio Stadium was the largest stadium west of the Allegheny Mountains. It officially could hold 66,210 fans when it first opened, although fans routinely filled the stadium beyond capacity. The first game played in Ohio Stadium occurred on October 7, 1922, when Ohio State played Ohio Wesleyan. View on Ohio Memory.
: SA1039AV_B05F02_044 Subjects
: Sports; Architecture--Ohio--Pictorial works.; Education; Universities and colleges; Stadiums; Football; National Register of Historic Places Places
: Columbus (Ohio); Franklin County (Ohio)