NAPHA NEWS 215.

NAPHA215[Magazine Vol.36/No.5: 2014. 22x28cm – 20 Pages – Full colour]. Chapter Points: NAPHA visits Knoebels, Dutch Wonderland and Hersheypark. News from 1994. Coney Island’s Steeplechase Park – the final chapter. John Miller’s T-Bar Rail: Miller’s 1922 patent +Riverside Park Indianapolis’ “Skyrocket” fatality. Shaw’s Elevator and Channel Chute is the 1889 roller coaster that surrounded Coney Island’s Elephant Hotel. Haunting memories (photos: Chippewa Lake Park’s “Zombie” fun house in the 1940s, Marshall Hall’s “Laff In The Dark” in the 1970s, Rockaways’ Playland’s “Laff In The Dark” in 1983, Playland-at-the-Beach’s “Laff In The Dark” in the 1950s, and Geauga Lake Park’s “Fun House” in the 1960s). Good / bad times: Cincinnati’s Coney Island 1937 flood, Seaside Heights’ 1955 fire, and Whalom Park 1924 tornado damages park. Members’ letters. NAPHA Archives: John Miller’s “picnic deck” at Meyers Lake Park, an unidentified roller coaster station in Pittsburgh(?), unidentified Carousel, and the roller coaster at Riverside Park in Winnipeg. [Front cover: Knoebels’ Flying Turns. Back cover: Members at Knoebels]. [visit NAPHA]