NAPHA NEWS 222.

NAPHA222[Magazine Vol.37/No.6: 2015. 22x28cm – 20 Pages – Full colour]. Chapter Points: Frank Woolston Darling 1872–1952 (a 5-page feature about the amusement park pioneer). NAPHA visits Iowa +Boji Bay Funhouse, Arnolds Park and the Iowa State Fair. Looking back to 1955 +Patty Conklin sells Sunnyside Park’s carousel to Disneyland, Disneyland opens, Paragon Park’s Hilarity Funhouse and Derby Racer fire, Kennywood extends their Dipper roller coaster, Allan Herschell company debut their Twister ride, New York Coney Island’s Spook-A-Rama dark ride opens, Mission Beach / Belmont Park roller coaster fire and employee fatality, etc.). Backety-Back roller coasters – now and then (1904= Backety-Back Pleasure Railway > 2015= ZDT’s Switchback). International Amusements (photos: Switchback Railway at Scheveningen Holland 1910, Scenic Railway at the Paris Exposition 1931, Water Chute at the Exposition Internationale de Tourcoing 1906, and a side-friction coaster at Montjuic Barcelona in 1970). Laff in the Dark – night time photos. Roller coasters forgotten (photos from: Lake Michigan Park, Crystal Beach in Ohio, White City in Idaho, and Lakemont Park in Petersburg, Virginia). Editor’s page − Tower of “Babble”. Image Potpourri: the lost parks of Texas. [Front cover: An aerial view of Switchback at ZDT’s Amusement Park. Back cover: Night time view of the Riverview Carousel at Six Flags Over Georgia]. [visit NAPHA]