NAPHA NEWS 147.

NAPHA147[Magazine Vol.25/No.3: 2003. 22x28cm − 24 Pages − Many B&W photos]. Chapter Points: NAPHA’s 25th anniversary celebrations at Cedar Point in Ohio. A look back / a pictorial journey (6 pages of photos showing NAPHA’s 1992 convention in England). The evolution of amusement park aerial rides 1884-1940 featuring Harry Guy Traver’s “Circle Swing,” Riverview Chicago’s “Aerostat,” Sir Hiram Stevens Maxim’s “Captive Flying Machine,” Chicago’s Revolving Airship Tower Company, R.E. Chambers’ “Stratoship,” Bisch-Rocco’s “Flying Scooter,” L. Luzerne Custer’s “Aviator,” Leeland Ulrich Eyerly’s “Loop-O-Plane” and “Rock-O-Plane,” Frank Hrubetz’s “Paratrooper,” Major Strong’s “Life Savers / Parachute Jump,” etc. From the archives: “L.A. Thompson’s Big Mistake” – correspondence between La Marcus Adna Thompson and John August Miller in 1913/14. [Front cover: Cedar Point’s Top Thrill Dragster. Back cover: L.A. Thompson’s New Safety Racer]. [visit NAPHA]