NAPHA NEWS 217.

NAPHA217[Magazine Vol.37/No.1: 2015. 22x28cm – 20 Pages – Full colour]. Chapter Points: Minniecon II: members visit the Mall of America, St. Paul’s Como Park, Valleyfair! and the Minnesota State Fair. Flashback to 1905: news from Brandywine Springs in Delaware, Boyd Park in Indiana, Goguac Lake Park in Michigan, Ocean View Park in Virginia, Vinewood Park in Kansas, Turbania Park in Michigan, Indianola Park in Ohio, Brighton Beach in New York, Dreamland in Illinois, and Fairview Park in Ohio. Ice Slides at China’s Harbin International Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival. Same roller coaster: Ohio’s Moxahala Park’s ‘Coaster’ > Americana’s ‘Screechin’ Eagle’. International Amusements: ‘Fahrt Zum Mars’ Hanover in 1960, Winnipeg Beach Manitoba ‘Jack Rabbit’ in the 1960s, Luna Park Antwerp ‘Scenic Railway’ in 1930, and Battersea Park London ‘Water Chute’ in 1960. Laff in the Dark (photos: Luna Park in New York, Electric Park in Missouri, and Ocean View Park in Virginia − all at night). Roller coasters forgotten: Forest Park in Kansas, Celoron Park in New York, Woodland Park in Kansas, and Oak Park in West Virginia. Editor’s page − Tower of “Babble”. Image potpourri: the lost parks of Ohio. [Front and back covers: Harbin Ice and Snow Festival]. [visit NAPHA]