THE END OF AN ERA: WILLOW GROVE PARK.

TheEndOfAnEraWillowGrove[Book: Sandra C. Davis – 2007 – 16x17cm – 40 Pages – many B&W photos, few colour postcards]. Featuring original photographs of Willow Grove Park (Pennsylvania, USA), just months before it was demolished, as well as reproductions of historic postcards. (including: “The Lower Midway” in 1907, “Ladies Pavilion” in 1908, “Illuminated Electric Fountain” in 1907, “Willow Grove Park Entrance Sign” in 1940, “Mountain Scenic Railway” in 1939, “The Alps” in 1979, +Water Scooter Entrance, Thunderbolt Cars, Tunnel of Love, Bumper Cars building, The Willow Grove Mall in 2007, etc.). This book is filled with personal memories from its heyday as well as the author’s experiences of photographing the park while it lay in its abandoned state. Chapter Points: Introduction; Epilogue; References and Suggested Reading; Acknowledgements. ANDY SHINE’S RATING: Good.