MidwayPark[Book: Ron Gustafson – 1996 – 22x28cm – 62 Pages – Many B&W photos]. Midway Park, located in Maple Springs (New York, USA) was established in 1898 by the Jamestown and Lake Erie Railway as a picnic grove, and quickly grew to a full-fledged family fun centre. Discover much about the history of Midway Park and the amusement ride manufacturing industry, which once thrived in New York State. Chapter Points: Forward; Survivor Among “Trolley Parks”; Walsh Brothers Turned Park Into “Family Affair”; History of the Midway Park Carousels; History of the Allan Herschell Co, Inc.; History of the Smith & Smith Company; History of the W.F. Mangels Co.; Midway Park Rebounded From Tragedy On Several Occasions; Into The Next Century; Midway Park Memories. ANDY SHINE’S RATING: Good.