A HISTORY OF LAKEMONT PARK 1894–1989.

LakemontPark[Book: Lakemont Park Historical Museum – 1990 – 22x28cm – 128 Pages – Many B&W, some colour photos]. Read about Lakemont Park (Altoona, Pennsylvania) through the years. See the various rides and attractions, including: The Figure Eight (later known as Leap The Dips), The E. Joy Morris Carousel, the imposing Shoot-the-Chute, the Skyliner wooden coaster, Kiddieland, and the miniature train. Chapter Points: The Origin; The Streetcar Company; Iron Ore Mines; Recreation on the Lake; The Casino; “Theatre in the Woods;” Historical Highlights; The Blue Island Pool; Flora and Fauna; Natural Disasters; Amusements and Rides; The Decline; Boyertown USA; The Park 1988-89; Looking Ahead. ANDY SHINE’S RATING: Good.