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 one of two large...
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Collection type: Documentary photograph
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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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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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
Parachutes coming down from the Parachute Jump ride
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Collection type: B/W photograph
Photograph of Sea Gate beach houses
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Collection type: B/W 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...
Content type: Collection Item
Collection type: Documentary photograph