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Page 45 of Coney Island - The People's Playground: Rough Riders Photograph of the Roosevelt Rough Riders Scenic Railway which took passengers through scenes of the Spanish-American War. "Seventeen people in two cars were pitched from the top of a...
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Page 01; Title page of W.F. Mangels Company Catalogue #4: Mechanical Amusement Devices, Established 1880, Incorporated 1908
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Page 48 of Coney Island - The People's Playground: Balmer's Baths Photograph of crowds gathering around Balmer's Baths on the beach
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Page 03 of W.F. Mangels Company Catalogue #4; "A few places where our Carousells and other Amusement Devices are in use" Includes photos of: Feltman Brothers, Coney Island, New York; L. D. Shaw, Glen Echo, Maryland; Bois Blank Park, Detroit and...
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Page 50 of Coney Island - The People's Playground: Bostock's, Dreamland Photograph of Bostock's "Frank Bostock's wild animal pavilion was one of the attractions at Dreamland, which opened in 1904." (From: Coney Island: Lost and Found)
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Page 04 of W.F. Mangels Company Catalogue #4; "Palace Gondola Carousells" Two different carousell listings: Number 1: Diameter, 30 feet - 8 cars - total seating capacity, 64 passengers; complete with motive power and Musical Instrument Number 2:...
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Page 52 of Coney Island - The People's Playground: Bostock at Night, Dreamland Photograph of the Bostock building at night "Frank Bostock's wild animal pavilion was one of the attractions at Dreamland, which opened in 1904." (From Coney Island: Lost...
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Page 07 of W.F. Mangels Company Catalogue #4 Listing for Palace Galloping Horse Carousell (Patented February 11, 1902; February 5, 1907): Dimensions and Capacity: Diameter of platform, 50 feet; in 18 sections, each for 4 horses abreast; 60 galloping...
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Page 54 of Coney Island - The People's Playground: The Creation, The Ozark and Balloon Trip, Dreamland Photograph of three different amusement rides at Dreamland: (1)The Creation: a biblical exhibit (2) The Ozark (3) Balloon Trip One of Coney Island...
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Page 09 of W.F. Mangels Company Catalogue #4 Portable Galloping Horse Carousell listing: Dimensions: Diameter of platform, 36 feet; in 16 sections, each 2 horses abreast; 28 galloping horses, 2 double-seated chariots. Total seating capacity, 36...
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