NAPHA NEWS 224.

NAPHA224[Magazine Vol.38/No.2: 2016. 22x28cm – 20 Pages – Full colour]. Chapter Points: Forest Park – 1903-1912 (7 pages about the Missouri park). Ride Like the Wind (photos of ‘wind-in-your-face’ rides). Good / bad times (photos: Rockaways’ Playland in 1984 =open / 1986 =derelict, Coney Island’s Luna Park before 1944 fire / after 1944 fire, and Celebration City’s Ozark Wildcat after construction / during 2015 razing). Looking back to 1916 (news). Haunting memories (photos: “Myth City” at Dominion Park in Montreal, “One Thousand And One Troubles” at Riverview Park in Iowa, “Pretzel” dark ride at Benit’s Amusement Park in Iowa, and “Third Degree” walk-through at Revere Beach in Massachusetts). Giggles and Grins – Coney Island oddities including the Coney Island “Land Sharks”. International Amusements (photos: Belle Vue Manchester’s “Ghost Train”, “Hell O! The Naughty Devil’s Delight” dark ride at the 1913 Liverpool Exhibition, “Kettenkarussell” in Neugersdorf, and the “Switchback Railway” in Paris 1910). Laff in the Dark – night time photos. Roller coasters forgotten (featuring Idle Hour Park in Kansas, Bushkill Park in Pennsylvania, Meridell Park in Idaho, and Bloomsbury Park in North Carolina). Editor’s page − Tower of “Babble” +the Fakoba “Mini Achterbahn” looping coaster recently seen travelling through Switzerland. Bizarre Amusements +the Missouri Mule and the Roc-O-Wheel. [Front cover: Forest Park in Missouri. Back cover: Entrance to the Derby Racer roller coaster at Glen Echo Park in Maryland]. [visit NAPHA]