DEAR OLD NAT… SPOKANE’S PLAYGROUND.

DearOldNat[Book: Marla Hyder & Donald L. Johnson – 2003 – 21x28cm – 144 Pages – Many B&W photos]. If you can see, hear, smell, taste, and feel Natatorium Park (Washington, USA), you have really lived. See and read about the rides and attractions, including: the Dragon Slide; Octopus/Spider; Dodgems; Joy Wheel; Circle Swing; Shoot the Chutes; and the Jack Rabbit coaster. Selected Chapter Points: A History of Spokane to 1889; From Trolley Park to Amusement Park (1895-1907); Audley Ingersoll’s Coney Island (1907-08); Louis Vogel Guides the Nat Through Depression and War (1929-52); Trains, Tricks, and Trouble for Lloyd Vogel (1952-62); Saying Goodbye to an Old Friend (1962-68); Nat’s Genuine Looff Carousel; The Ride of Your Life; The Legacy of Natatorium Park; Dear Old Nat Song. ANDY SHINE’S RATING: Good / Recommended.