NAPHA NEWS 161.

NAPHA161[Magazine Vol.27/No.5: 2005. 22x28cm − 20 Pages − Many B&W photos]. Chapter Points: Ontario Beach’s carrousel is 100-years-old +a history of the New York park. Geauga Lake Park’s Big Dipper turns 80-years-old. Haunting memories (photos: Lakemont Park’s “Monster’s Den” and Idora Park’s “Laffin’ Lena’s Loonyland”). The Eli wheel at the Alaska-Yukon Pacific Exposition 1909 …until its demise in the Venice Pier fire in 1920. Fairground frolics +the Scenic Railway at the Scottish National Exhibition in Glasgow 1911. New York Coney Island’s El Dorado Carousel. Coastin’ through time (four roller coasters of 1905). 1985 losses =Roseland Park in New York, Rockaways’ Playland in New York, Paragon Park in Massachusetts, and Buckroe Beach in Virginia. International amusements featuring Japanese Chutes, Luna Park’s (Italy) dark ride, and Skegness’ Big Dipper. [Front cover: Ontario Beach’s Helter Skelter. Back cover: Venice Pier’s fire aftermath]. [visit NAPHA]