GoodbyeWestViewPark[Book: Charles Jacques Jr. – 1985 – 21x28cm – 126 Pages – Many B&W photos]. A historical work about one of Pittsburgh’s (Pennsylvania) defunct amusement parks that traces its founding in 1906 to the 1977 season. Chapter Points: The Harton Family Begins West View; Decade of the Dips; The 1920s Start Slowly, and Then Boom; West View Survives The Depression; The War Years; The Golden Age Begins; A Tour of the Midway; Dark Clouds Begin to Appear; West View Stands Still; Goodbye, West View. ANDY SHINE’S RATING: Good / Recommended.

  • Derek Sailors

    I really enjoyed this book. I liked that the book contained more photos than reading. Perfect mix of history, ride information and photos. The information and photos went in chronological order. Very easy and enjoyable to read. I do recommend this one and rate it 8.5/10.