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Page 92 of Coney Island - The People's Playground: Luna Park, Elephant Ride Photograph of Elephant Ride 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 19 of W.F. Mangels Company Catalogue #4 Two listings: (1) Milch Cows: wooden carved cows built to dispense ice cold milk (2) Striking Machine: numbering board and levers to measure strength upon striking. Engineered with weights, tension device...
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Page 53 of Coney Island - The People's Playground: Main Entrance, Dreamland Photograph of the main entrance of Dreamland One of Coney Island's three main amusement parks, Dreamland, established in 1904, was considered more "refined, orderly and...
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Page 21 of Coney Island - The People's Playground: New York to the North Pole Photograph of the building housing New York to the North Pole. a ride bringing passengers to the North Pole via submarine.
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Page 83 of Coney Island - The People's Playground: Giant See Saw, Ferris Wheel and Air Ships, Steeplechase Park Photograph of the Giant See Saw, the Ferris Wheel and the Air Ships at Steeplechase Park Steeplechase Park, developed by George C. Tilyou...
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Page 14 of W.F. Mangels company catalogue #4 Description of the ride, The Tickler: "It's a Scream: The Sensational Summer Amusement Novelty - The Tickler"
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Page 18 of Coney Island - The People's Playground: Rescue Mission A photograph of the Coney Island Church and Rescue Mission
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Page 80 of Coney Island - The People's Playground: The Rose Garden, Steeplechase Photograph of the Rose Garden in 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 17 of W.F. Mangels Company Catalogue #4 Roasting Furnace (For making "Ye Old English" Roast Beef Sandwiches) listing
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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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