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   Comet roller coaster amusement park ride at Crystal Beach Ontario (image/jpeg)
Title Comet roller coaster amusement park ride at Crystal Beach Ontario
Type  Still Image
Creator  Jones, Ken Sr
Extent  14.50 x 9.80 cm
Medium  Colour photograph
Collection  Niagara Falls Public Library Digital Collections
Description  A classic wooden roller coaster situated on the edge of Lake Erie ; this view shows a large part of the ride ; one of the cars is at the top of the ride to the left ; Lake Erie is in the foreground of the image ; small children are paddling in the water left ;
Notes  The Comet is a classic wooden roller coaster. Originally built in 1927 as the Cyclone at Crystal Beach Amusement Park, it was redesigned in 1946 by Herb Schmeck of PTC. It was re-erected at The Great Escape Fun Park in New York in 1994 where it operates today. ;
Date  August, 1989.
Subject  Lake Erie
  Tourist Attractions and Services
  Crystal Beach
Provenance  Courtesy Ken Jones Jr Amusement Park Historical Association of Niagara (APHAN)
Place Name  Erie, Lake (lake)
  Crystal Beach (inhabited place)
Source  Niagara Falls (Ont.) Public Library
Link  http://niagaraslostamusements.freesitespace.net/
Record ID  305513
Digital image 
Format image/jpeg
Size  750px X 503px
Resolution  150ppi X 150ppi
Digitization Colour Scan
Equipment Microtek ScanMaker i900
Date 2009-02-18

 

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