Study Collection

Trolley (Brooklyn & Queens Transit 2534) on Sea Gate line (Surf Avenue) passing Luna Park. The Kisters building is also visible. "For nearly a hundred years, the Kister Building served as Coney's 'clubhouse.' In 1895, Fred Kister bought a small...
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Collection type: Documentary photograph
Trolley (Brooklyn & Queens Transit 8090) on Sea Gate line (Surf Avenue) in West End. Half Moon Hotel is visible in background.
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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 and painting. This photograph shows one of two large...
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Collection type: Documentary photograph
A typical fortune telling amusement in an arcade in Coney Island, circa 1970. (The Spook-A-Rama and Wonder Wheel sign is visible in the background)
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Early spring view of the Boardwalk near Stillwell Avenue, looking east towards Astroland and the Brightwater Towers. Shaw's (later Ruby's) Bar, Playland (later the Boardwalk home of Coney Island, USA), Cook's Baths and a Kentucky Fried Chicken store...
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Built in 1920, The Wonder Wheel is now an official NYC landmark
Wonder Wheel and Coney Island amusement district, looking west from the AstroTower.
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Collection type: Documentary photograph
Thunderbolt Demolition Parachute Jump is visible in the background.
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Collection type: Documentary photograph
Thunderbolt Demolition
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Collection type: Documentary photograph
Thunderbolt Demolition
Content type: Collection Item
Collection type: Documentary photograph
Thunderbolt Demolition
Content type: Collection Item
Collection type: Documentary photograph