Walter "Shorty" Arsenault

Long-time manager of Astroland's Kiddieland

Interviewer:
Interviewee:
Walter "Shorty" Arsenault
Interview Date:
August 14 2010

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Walter "Shorty" Arsenault worked his whole career in the amusement business, starting in Coney Island at the Nellie Bly Amusement Park and then working for many years in Astroland. He managed the section of the park with children's rides called Kiddieland.  Shorty shares his memories of working in Astroland and keeping the rides staffed and operating smoothly.

Shorty passed away on June 2, 2011 at the age of 63.