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Page 14 of Coney Island - The People's History: A Condensed History of Coney Island, continued A textual narrative written by Major B. Franklin Waite, A.M., Ph.D., B.S., LL.D. about the origin of Coney Island as a community. Starting in 1844, the...
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Page 79 of Coney Island - The People's Playground: Steeplechase Park, Long Green Photograph of the Long Green at Steeplechase Park Steeplechase Park, developed by George C. Tilyou, was themed based on the Steeplechase ride along a metal track built...
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Page 10 of W.F. Mangels company catalogue #4 2 different carousell figure listings: (1) Outside horse (2) King horse
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Page 96 of Coney Island - The People's Playground: Luna Park, Helter Skelter Photograph of Helter Skelter in Luna Park Luna Park, opened by Fred Thompson and Skip Dundy, opened in 1903, also became known as the "Electric Eden", themed with fantasy...
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Page 45 of Coney Island - The People's Playground: Rough Riders Photograph of the Roosevelt Rough Riders Scenic Railway which took passengers through scenes of the Spanish-American War. "Seventeen people in two cars were pitched from the top of a...
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Page 11 of Coney Island - The People's Playground: The Observatory A photo of The Observatory in Coney Island
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Page 74 of Coney Island - The People's Playground: Dreamland from the Ocean Photograph of Dreamland Park from the Ocean One of Coney Island's three main amusement parks, Dreamland, established in 1904, was considered more "refined, orderly and...
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Page 07 of W.F. Mangels Company Catalogue #4 Listing for Palace Galloping Horse Carousell (Patented February 11, 1902; February 5, 1907): Dimensions and Capacity: Diameter of platform, 50 feet; in 18 sections, each for 4 horses abreast; 60 galloping...
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Page 93 of Coney Island - The People's Playground: Luna Park, The Chutes Photograph of the Chutes in Luna Park Luna Park, opened by Fred Thompson and Skip Dundy, opened in 1903, also became known as the "Electric Eden", themed with fantasy...
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Page 43 of Coney Island - The People's Playground: The Deluge, Fourth Scene, Johnstown Flood Building Photograph of the fourth scene of The Deluge at Johnstown Flood Building, featuring a show depicting Johstown, Pennsylvania's tragic flood.
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