NAPHA NEWS 211.

NAPHA211[Magazine Vol.36/No.1: 2014. 22x28cm – 20 Pages – Full colour]. Chapter Points: Was Steeplechase Park sold in 1904?. William F. Mangels’ Whip is 100-years-old. Roller coasters 100 years ago. Tivoli Gardens’ Rutschebanen is 100-years-old. 1944 = fire and flames (infernos at: Coney Island, Summit Beach, Elitch Gardens, Hunt’s Strand Theater, Central Park, Atlantic City Boardwalk, Ponchartrain Beach, Palisades Park, Whalom Park, and Lakewood Park). Carousels turning 100-years-old. National Concessions Co. 1906 “Whirling Star Ferris Wheel.” Haunting memories (photos: Palisades Park’s “Show Boat Fun House” in 1964, Waldameer Park’s “Fun In The Dark” in the 1950s, Petticoat Junction’s “Shady Rest Hotel” in 1981, Kings Island’s “Enchanted Voyage” in 1979, Dorney Park’s “Whacky Shack” in the 1960s, and Excelsior Lake’s “Fun House” in 1970). Roller coaster anniversaries. Members’ letters. NAPHA Archives: 1924–1925 views of Russell’s Point Ohio, National Amusement Device Century Flyer locomotive, and kiddie Ferris wheels. [Front cover: New York’s Steeplechase Park in 1904. Back cover: Aerial view of Kings Island’s Beast]. [visit NAPHA]