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Page 73 of Coney Island - The People's Playground: Infant Incubators, Dreamland Photograph of the building housing Infant Incubators at Dreamland Park One of Coney Island's three main amusement parks, Dreamland, established in 1904, was considered...
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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 42 of Coney Island - The People's Playground: The Deluge, Second Scene, Johnstown Flood Building Photograph of second scene of The Deluge at the Johnstown Flood Building, featuring a show depicting Johnstown, Pennsylvania's tragic flood.
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Page 95 of Coney Island - The People's Playground: The East Wall, Luna Park Photograph of the East Wall of 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 07 of Coney Island - The People's Playground: Surf Avenue, Looking West A photograph showing Surf Avenue, Looking West filled with businesses and the random roller coaster.
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Page 70 of Coney Island - The People's Playground: Hell Gate, Dreamland Photograph of Hell Gate boat ride entrance at Dreamland Park One of Coney Island's three main amusement parks, Dreamland, established in 1904, was considered more "refined,...
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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 39 of Coney Island - The People's Playground: Henderson's Music Hall, The Stage Photograph of the stage at Henderson's Music Hall
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Page 91 of Coney Island - The People's Playground: The Tower at Night, Luna Park Photograph of the Tower in Luna Park at night Luna Park, opened by Fred Thompson and Skip Dundy, opened in 1903, also became known as the "Electric Eden", themed with...
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Page 03 of Coney Island - The People's Playground: North of Surf Avenue A photograph taken of a view North of Surf Avenue .
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