NAPHA NEWS 218.

NAPHA218[Magazine Vol.37/No.2: 2015. 22x28cm – 20 Pages – Full colour]. Chapter Points: Luna Park > Mousette Park (5 pages about the Canadian park). Coney Island’s Rough Riders: the roller coaster’s turbulent history. Flashback to 1915: Palace Gardens’ Trip Thru The Clouds, Waldameer Park’s Scenic Railway, Park Island’s Thriller, Panama-Pacific Exposition’s Safety Racer, and storm damage at Lagoon Park in Kentucky. Knoebels’ Carousel Mystery Solved. Lagoon/Kennywood tie-in − how Lagoon’s ‘Speedway’ kick-started Kennywood’s ‘Turnpike’. California’s Ocean Park Fire 1915: Ben Hur Racer razed. Same roller coaster: Kiddytown’s ‘Little Dipper’ > Little Amerricka’s ‘Meteor’. International Amusements: Luna Park Leipzig ‘Scenic Railway’ in 1915, an early ‘Circle Swing’ in Japan 1922?, a ‘Bicycle Carousel’ in Dresden 1907, and an International Exhibition ‘Le Double Toboggan’ in France 1909. Laff In The Dark (photos: Luna Park New York, Myrtle Beach Pavilion, Wildwood, and Waldameer Park − all at night). Roller coasters forgotten: Los Angeles Ostrich Farm in California, Cabin John Bridge in Maryland, Tuscora Park in Ohio, and Beach Park in Virginia. Editor’s page − Tower of “Babble”. Image potpourri: the lost parks of New York. [Front cover: Knoebels’ Phoenix in 1993. Back cover: Knoebels’ Grand Carousel in 2009]. [visit NAPHA]