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Page 44 of Coney Island - The People's Playground: The Deluge, Fifth Scene, Johnstown Flood Building Photograph of the fifth scene of The Deluge, at the Johnstown Flood Building, featuring a show depicting Johnstown, Pennsylvania's tragic flood.
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28 page catalogue from the W.F. Mangels Carousell Works showing their range of products, including carousels, carved horses, band organs, Whips, shooting ranges and vending ovens.
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Page 46 of Coney Island - The People's Playground: Rough Riders, The Dips Photograph of The Dips on the Rough Riders ride, which takes passengers through scenes of the Spanish-American War. "Seventeen people in two cars were pitched from the top of...
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Page 02 of W.F. Mangels Company Catalogue #4; Catalogue description: summary of contents of catalogue including operation, design, mechanical construction, etcetera. Mentions their work on the Electric Third Rail Pleasure Railway.
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Page 48 of Coney Island - The People's Playground: Balmer's Baths Photograph of crowds gathering around Balmer's Baths on the beach
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Page 04 of W.F. Mangels Company Catalogue #4; "A few places where our Carousells and other Amusement Devices are in use" Includes photos of: J.J. Hurley, Revere Beach, Boston, Massachusetts; W.S. Smith, Rockaway Beach, New York; A.E. Lynch, Savin...
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Page 50 of Coney Island - The People's Playground: Bostock's, Dreamland Photograph of Bostock's "Frank Bostock's wild animal pavilion was one of the attractions at Dreamland, which opened in 1904." (From: Coney Island: Lost and Found)
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Page 06 of W.F. Mangels Company Catalogue #4 Listing for Combination Galloping Horse Carousell (Patented February 11, 1902): Dimensions: Diameter of Platform, 50 feet; in 20 sections, each four horses abreast, 40 galloping horses, 28 standing horses...
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Page 52 of Coney Island - The People's Playground: Bostock at Night, Dreamland Photograph of the Bostock building at night "Frank Bostock's wild animal pavilion was one of the attractions at Dreamland, which opened in 1904." (From Coney Island: Lost...
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Page 08 of W.F. Mangels Company Catalogue #4 Listing for Combination Horse Galloping Carousell: Dimensions: Diameter of platform, 44 feet; in 18 sections, each 3 horses abreast; 36 galloping horses, 12 standing horses, 3 double-seated chariots....
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