Study Collection

In 2002 the Parachute Jump was disassembled for a thorough structural rehabilitation and repainting. Sections of the Jump were placed in the parking lot of Keyspan Park for sand blasting, painting and member replacement. The base and first 100 feet...
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Collection type: Documentary photograph
Mermaids on parade during the Mermaid Parade
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Collection type: Documentary photograph
In the early 1920's the Boardwalk was constructed and the beach expanded through filling. Many structures along the beach were torn down, and other formerly beach-front properties now found themselves several hundred feet inland. A few years after...
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Collection type: B/W photograph
Photograph of the Drop the Dip ride Also known as Trip to the Moon, "this coaster, which was built from a dentist's model and constructed by Feucht, had oversize dips when it opened on June 6, 1907. Despite its small coaster structure, 450 x 65...
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Collection type: B/W photograph
Photograph of Sea Gate beach houses
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Collection type: B/W photograph
In 2002 the Parachute Jump was disassembled for a thorough structural rehabilitation and repainting. Sections of the Jump were placed in the parking lot of Keyspan Park for sand blasting, painting and member replacement. This photograph is of tower...
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Collection type: Documentary photograph
A typical fortune telling amusement in an arcade in Coney Island, circa 1970. (The Spook-A-Rama and Wonder Wheel sign is visible in the background)
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Collection type: Documentary photograph
Parachutes coming down from the Parachute Jump ride
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Collection type: B/W photograph
In 2002 the Parachute Jump was disassembled for a thorough structural rehabilitation and repainting. Sections of the Jump were placed in the parking lot of Keyspan Park for sand blasting, painting and member replacement. This photograph was taken...
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Collection type: Documentary photograph
Thunderbolt Demolition
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Collection type: Documentary photograph