Study Collection

In 2002 the Parachute Jump was disassembled for a thorough structural rehabilitation and repainting. Sections of the Jump were placed in the parking lot of Keyspan Park for sand blasting and painting. This photograph shows the two large containment...
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Collection type: Documentary photograph
In 2002 the Parachute Jump was disassembled for a thorough structural rehabilitation and repainting. Sections of the Jump were placed in the parking lot of Keyspan Park for sand blasting, painting and member replacement. This photograph shows the...
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Collection type: Documentary photograph
Photograph of the Drop the Dip ride Also known as Trip to the Moon, "this coaster, which was built from a dentist's model and constructed by Feucht, had oversize dips when it opened on June 6, 1907. Despite its small coaster structure, 450 x 65...
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Collection type: B/W photograph
Coney Island amusement district, looking west from the AstroTower. Stauch's Baths and the Wonder Wheel can be seen on the left. The Tornado and Thunderbolt roller coasters are visible as is the Bobsled ride and the Abe Stark Skating Rink.
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Collection type: Documentary photograph
Thunderbolt Demolition 01
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Collection type: Documentary photograph
The Thunderbolt roller coaster was built in 1925 and operated until 1982. Famous as the inspiration for "The House Under the Roller Coaster" in Woody Allen's film "Annie Hall", the coaster steadily decayed after its closing. In 2000, with Keyspan...
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Collection type: Documentary photograph
Thunderbolt Demolition
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Collection type: Documentary photograph
Thunderbolt Demolition
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Collection type: Documentary photograph
Mermaids on parade during the Mermaid Parade
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Collection type: Documentary photograph
Parachutes coming down from the Parachute Jump ride
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Collection type: B/W photograph