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Page 20 of Coney Island - The People's Playground: Surf Avenue A photograph viewing Surf Avenue, featuring Loop the Loop in the background.
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Page 13 of W.F. Mangels Company Catalogue #4 Different engines and motors used in Mangels carousells depicted: rheostat, electric motor, roller thrust bearing, double cylinder steam engine, single cylinder steam engine, small water motor, controller
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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 17 of Coney Island - The People's Playground: The Western End of Coney Island from the Chutes, Dreamland A photograph of the western end of Coney Island from the Chutes at Dreamland.
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Page 15 of W.F. Mangels Company Catalogue #4 Electric Scenic Railway Car for High Speed Pleasure Railways Third Rail Electric System Description of railway cars and third rail electric system; Westinghouse motors and controllers Furnished...
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Back Cover of Coney Island - The People's Playground: Frank Bostock Photograph of Frank Bostock, The Animal King One of the biggest acts in Dreamland, Frank Bostock kept audiences captivated with his animal shows. Born in Great Britain, Bostock...
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Page 49 of Coney Island - The People's Playground: Bostock's, Surf Avenue Entrance Photograph of Bostock's entrance "Frank Bostock's wild animal pavilion was one of the attractions at Dreamland, which opened in 1904." (From: Coney Island: Lost and...
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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 Two different carousell figure listings: (1) Outside horse (2) King horse
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