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Page 84 of Coney Island - The People's Playground: The Ball Room, Steeplechase Park Photograph of the Ball Room in Steeplechase Park Steeplechase Park, developed by George C. Tilyou, was themed based on the Steeplechase ride along a metal track...
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Page 18 of W.F. Mangels Company Catalogue #4 New Portable Roasting Furnace (For Making Hot Roast Beef Sandwiches) listing Description for portable furnace, steam engine, steam boiler, foldable. For chicken, beef, etcetera.
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Page 55 of Coney Island - The People's Playground: The West Walk, Dreamland Photograph of the West Walk, 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 23 of Coney Island - The People's Playground: New York to the North Pole, The Icebergs A photograph of New York to the North Pole. a ride bringing passengers to the North Pole via submarine. An illustration of icebergs of the North Pole.
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Page 81 of Coney Island - The People's Playground: French Voyage and Ferris Wheel, Steeplechase Park Photograph of French Voyage ride and Ferris Wheel at Steeplechase Park Steeplechase Park, developed by George C. Tilyou, was themed based on the...
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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 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 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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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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