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Page 49 of Coney Island - The People's Playground: Bostock's, Surf Avenue Entrance Photograph of Bostock's entrance "Frank Bostock's wild animal pavilion was one of the attractions at Dreamland, which opened in 1904." (From: Coney Island: Lost and...
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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 51 of Coney Island - The People's Playground: The Stage and Lions, Bostock's, Dreamland Photograph of the caged lion stage at Bostock's, Dreamland "Frank Bostock's wild animal pavilion was one of the attractions at Dreamland, which opened in...
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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 53 of Coney Island - The People's Playground: Main Entrance, Dreamland Photograph of the main entrance of Dreamland One of Coney Island's three main amusement parks, Dreamland, established in 1904, was considered more "refined, orderly and...
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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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Page 55 of Coney Island - The People's Playground: The West Walk, Dreamland Photograph of the West Walk, Dreamland One of Coney Island's three main amusement parks, Dreamland, established in 1904, was considered more "refined, orderly and...
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Page 11 of W.F. Mangels company catalogue #4 2 different chariot listings: (1) Roman Chariot Ticket Booth (2) Carved Chariot Luna Park is referenced.
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Page 57 of Coney Island - The People's Playground: Night in Dreamland Photograph of night in Dreamland Park One of Coney Island's three main amusement parks, Dreamland, established in 1904, was considered more "refined, orderly and symmetrical" than...
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Page 13 of W.F. Mangels Company Catalogue #4 Different engines and motors used in Mangels carousells depicted: rheostat, electric motor, roller thrust bearing, double cylinder steam engine, single cylinder steam engine, small water motor, controller
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