NAPHA046-047[Magazine Vol.8/No.4&5: 1986. 22x28cm − 32 Pages − Many B&W photos]. Chapter Points: Introduction by Tom Kohout. Amusement park chronology 1583= Bakken in Denmark. 1650= Russian ice slides. 1661= Vauxhall Gardens and Montgolfier Brothers in London. 1700s= Pleasure wheels and “roller” coasters. 1816= Russian mountains in Paris. 1817= Promenade Aeriennes in Paris. 1843= Tivoli Gardens in Denmark. 1844= Mauch Chunk. 1846= Lake Compounce. 1847= Rocky Point Rhode Island. 1848= Frascati Gardens’ looping roller coaster in Paris. 1850= Prater Park in Austria. 1870s= Mauch Chunk takes passengers, etc. 1873= Vienna World’s Fair. 1884= Switchback Gravity Pleasure Railway. 1889= Sea Lion Park in New York. 1893= Chicago’s Columbian Exposition. 1897= Steeplechase Park New York. 1900= Eli Bridge Wheel. [up to >>>] 1986 …and beyond! Prolific roller coaster designers, carousel designers and builders list. Acknowledgements. [Back cover: National Amusement Park Historical Association / NAPHA Established 1978]. [visit NAPHA]