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"It takes stout hearts and rugged clothes to negotiate the Panama Slide."
Wooden slide at Steeplechase Park Individuals enjoy the Panama Slide in the Pavilion of Fun at Steeplechase Park
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Photo of chief lifeguard of the Steeplechase Pool standing in pool. Writing on back states "George the (chief) life guard / Steeplechase Park Coney Island Bklyn N.Y. closed September 1964 / Steeplechase Pool closed in September 1962.
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This illustration shows an aerial view of Coney Island's amusement parks
"The first Steeplechase Park is shown (top center) of this photograph (sic - it's an illustration) of the Coney Island Amusement area taken around the turn of the century. In 1907, this original Steeplechase Park burned down. The present structure,...
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"These sailors who like to take their fun near the ocean take their dates for a ride on the Auto-Whip at one of Coney Island's amusement parks."
Coney's Lights Go On Again After WWII ended, the blackout of Coney Island was lifted.
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"Ray De Mott (atop pole in foreground) checks the guide ropes for the Parachute Jump at Steeplechase Park, Coney Island, N.Y. The fun arena opens officially on May 21, although a part of it has been opened weekends since February 5."
A worker checks that guide ropes for the Parachute Jump are ready for opening day, 1949, at Steeplechase Park.
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Under the Redevelopment Plan Photograph of the Pavilion of Fun and facade of Steeplechase Park
"Under the Redevelopment Plan Coney Island, N.Y. famed Steeplechase Park would be demolished to make way for housing to alleviate a very urgent need in the area. This view shows the beginning of the Steeplechase property at West 16th Street. It is...
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