PlaylandThenAndNow[Book: 1985 – 21x28cm – 32 Pages – Many B&W photos]. A photo documentary detailing Playland Park (Rye, New York). This book tells the story of the establishment of Playland Park in 1928. Features beautiful photographs of the roller coasters: Kiddyland Coaster (1936); Aeroplane Coaster (1938); Dragon Coaster (1984); Whirlwind (1984); as well as the other rides and attractions: Jack and Jill Slide (1932); The Whip (1932); Playland Express (1932); The Old Mill (1936); Derby Racer (1937); Kiddieland Carousel (1937) and the Magic Carpet – the Moorish fun house containing moving floors, lopsided rooms, dark passages with rotating floor disks, and a carpeted slide on rollers, (1937). ANDY SHINE’S RATING: Fair / Good.