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  • Roller Coaster

    2021-10-25u2002·u2002Today in History: Demolition of the Thunderbolt. Today in Coney Island history, on November 17, 2000, the original Thunderbolt roller coaster, built in 1925 and in operation until 1982, was demolished by the City. Listen to the Coney Island History Project's oral history with Meg Feeley about a... Content type: News Article.

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  • New Oral History: Working at the Tornado Roller Coaster ...

    2020-10-30u2002·u2002The Tornado -- Whirlwind Scenic Ride --Coney Island, NY. Postcard from the Coney Island History Project Collection. Listen online to the Coney Island History Project's new oral history with Michael Liff. He shares stories of growing up in Coney Island and working in the amusement area as a teen in the 1970's. Working at the Tornado was his favorite job. He got to know the coaster's every dip ...

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  • John Hunt

    2021-10-19u2002·u20021970 - 1979. Roller coaster enthusiast John Hunt has been building scale models of coasters and amusement park attractions since he was a boy and has turned his hobby into a business. More than 50 different custom-built rides are on view and may be ordered via his website rollercoastermodels.com . Among his models are Coney Island's landmarks ...

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  • Coney Island Stories

    2021-10-24u2002·u2002Episode 5 features the stories of a trio of roller coasters built in the Roaring 20's and named after violent storms: the Thunderbolt, the Tornado and the Cyclone. While the Cyclone is the only survivor from Coney's golden age, the Coney Island History Project has recorded and preserved memories of people who rode, owned, or worked at some of ...

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  • Reverend Cliff Herring

    2021-10-20u2002·u2002After Reverend Cliff Herring married a couple on Coney Island's Cyclone roller coaster, the NY Daily News called him 'the Roller Coaster Reverend' and 'a card carrying member of the American Coaster Enthusiasts.' Reverend Herring is member #18 in a club that now has six or seven thousand members. He has done well over 200 weddings in amusement parks on coasters as well as bumper …

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  • History

    2021-10-9u2002·u2002Today in history, Steeplechase Park (1897-1964) closed forever. Coney Island History Project director Charles Denson described the closing ceremony in the chapter titled 'The Death of Steeplechase Park' of his book Coney Island: Lost and Found: 'Steeplechase Park closed at the end of the season on Septmeber 20, 1964.

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  • Coney Island History Project - From Legendary Roller ...

    From Legendary Roller Coasters, Episode 5 of Coney Island Stories. Coney Island History Project. March 9 · Listen and subscribe to the Coney Island History Project's # ConeyIslandStories ...

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  • NEW in the Coney Island... - Coney Island History Project ...

    NEW in the Coney Island History Project #OralHistory #Archive: The 'Roller Coaster Reverend' Cliff Herring, member #18 of American Coaster Enthusiasts, shares stories of Cyclone weddings Rev....

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  • Michael Liff

    2021-10-26u2002·u2002Michael Liff recalls growing up in Coney Island across the street from the New York Aquarium and working in the amusement area as a teen in the 1970's. His first job was taking plush animals by handcart from the Surf Avenue warehouse of Harry Florsheim, a …

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  • NEW in the Coney Island... - Coney Island History Project ...

    NEW in the Coney Island History Project #OralHistory #Archive: The 'Roller Coaster Reverend' Cliff Herring, member #18 of American Coaster Enthusiasts, shares stories of Cyclone weddings Rev....

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  • Phoenix: Coney Island's Exciting New Roller Coaster

    2021-9-27u2002·u2002Phoenix: Deno's Wonder Wheel Park's New Roller Coaster in Coney Island. Deno's Wonder Wheel amusement park could not open last year to celebrate its centenary, but that does not stop the park owners from venturing into the project of a new roller coaster named 'Phoenix', a suspended attraction for lovers of adrenaline, his biggest investment to date.

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  • The Cyclone Highlights : NYC Parks

    2021-10-11u2002·u2002This text is part of Parks' Historical Signs Project and can be found posted within the park. This parkland, located on Surf Avenue and 10th Street, is named for the Cyclone roller coaster, one of Coney Island's most famous attractions. Covering 3000 feet of track in a minute and fifty seconds ...

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  • Coney Island History Project - From Legendary Roller ...

    From Legendary Roller Coasters, Episode 5 of Coney Island Stories. Coney Island History Project. March 9 · Listen and subscribe to the Coney Island History Project's # ConeyIslandStories ...

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  • Ask The Experts: Richard Munch: The Amazing History of

    2021-6-16u2002·u2002For over a century, Coney Island has played a critical role in the development of both the amusement park and the roller coaster. Over that time, over 50 different roller coasters have operated in less than one square mile of ocean front, thrilling millions of visitors each summer.

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  • Thunderbolt Roller Coaster - Hannah Kliger

    The fastest, tallest and steepest roller coaster in Coney Island's history will open in summer 2014, with construction beginning early in the year. The roller coaster, called the Thunderbolt, will be a $10 million version of the historic Thunderbolt infamously and illegally demolished by the Department of Buildings and Mayor Rudolph Giuliani on Nov. 17,…

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  • Coney Island History Project - Home

    Coney Island History Project, Brooklyn, NY. 8,329 likes · 224 talking about this · 464 were here. The Coney Island History Project, founded in 2004, is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization that...

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  • The Phoenix roller coaster rises in Coney Island

    2021-7-1u2002·u2002The Phoenix, Coney Island's newest roller coaster, opened to the public on Thursday, symbolizing the amusement district's rise from the ashes after a season lost to the coronavirus pandemic.

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  • Coney Island Roller Coaster Photos and Premium High Res ...

    roller coaster, coney island - coney island roller coaster stock pictures, royalty-free photos & images View of the 'Wonder Wheel' at Deno's Wonder Wheel amusement park on August 13, 2020 in Coney Island…

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  • A history of Coney Island in photos - msn.com

    2021-6-14u2002·u2002Founded by George C. Tilyou and operating from 1897 to 1964, it was the first of four Coney Island amusement parks built. The successors include: Luna Park (1903-1944), Dreamland (1904-1911 ...

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  • History Of The Roller Coaster

    2014-12-7u2002·u2002La Marcus Thompson is often credited as the 'father of the roller coaster' building a switchback railway at Coney Island in 1884. While there is no doubt that he built Coney's Switchback Railway, it doesn't mean that he invented, or built the first — …

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  • The Cyclone Highlights : NYC Parks

    2021-10-11u2002·u2002This text is part of Parks' Historical Signs Project and can be found posted within the park. This parkland, located on Surf Avenue and 10th Street, is named for the Cyclone roller coaster, one of Coney Island's most famous attractions. Covering 3000 feet of track in a minute and fifty seconds ...

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  • Phoenix: Coney Island's Exciting New Roller Coaster

    2021-9-27u2002·u2002Phoenix: Deno's Wonder Wheel Park's New Roller Coaster in Coney Island. Deno's Wonder Wheel amusement park could not open last year to celebrate its centenary, but that does not stop the park owners from venturing into the project of a new roller coaster named 'Phoenix', a suspended attraction for lovers of adrenaline, his biggest investment to date.

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  • The Wonders of Coney Island: A Brief History

    2018-6-3u2002·u2002The Coney Island Cyclone was and still is in use today. It is a historic wooden roller coaster that opened on June 18, 1927. It was completely renovated and reopened to the crowds on July 1, 1975. Since then, AstroLand Park invested millions of dollars to regularly update the Cyclone.

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  • Thunderbolt Roller Coaster - Hannah Kliger

    The fastest, tallest and steepest roller coaster in Coney Island's history will open in summer 2014, with construction beginning early in the year. The roller coaster, called the Thunderbolt, will be a $10 million version of the historic Thunderbolt infamously and illegally demolished by the Department of Buildings and Mayor Rudolph Giuliani on Nov. 17,…

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  • Coney Island – History of New York City

    Annotated Bibliography. Primary Sources: 'NEW CONEY DAZZLES ITS RECORD MULTITUDE.'New York Times (1857-1922), New York, N.Y., This source will be a good resource for my guidebook entry because it is the front page article of the New York Times from 1904 of Dreamland Park's opening day on Coney Island.This was a special historical moment for the people of New York, and the excitement of ...

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  • Coney Island

    Photo courtesy of the Coney Island History Project. This aerial shot shows Coney Island in the 1930s. West 16th Street and Bushman's Baths are in the foreground. Above that is Stillwell Avenue with Stauch's bathhouse and the narrow Tornado roller coaster. The serpentine tracks of the Virginia Reel are just to the left of the Wonder Wheel, which ...

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  • Coney Island

    2021-6-29u2002·u2002Coney Island's newest roller coaster the Phoenix will open July 4 weekend By Devin Gannon, Tue, June 29, 2021 Photo by Jim McDonnell courtesy of Deno's Wonder Wheel Amusement Park

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  • Coney Island

    Coney Island barely survived the Depression and began a serious decline in the 1940s. Luna Park caught fire in 1944 and closed in 1949. Robert Moses, New York City's powerful Parks Commissioner from 1934 until 1960, was against commercialism and wanted to end …

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  • A history of Coney Island in photos - msn.com

    2021-6-14u2002·u2002Founded by George C. Tilyou and operating from 1897 to 1964, it was the first of four Coney Island amusement parks built. The successors include: Luna Park (1903-1944), Dreamland (1904-1911 ...

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  • NEW in the Coney Island... - Coney Island History Project ...

    NEW in the Coney Island History Project #OralHistory #Archive: The 'Roller Coaster Reverend' Cliff Herring, member #18 of American Coaster Enthusiasts, shares stories of Cyclone weddings Rev....

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  • Phoenix: Coney Island's Exciting New Roller Coaster

    2021-9-27u2002·u2002Phoenix: Deno's Wonder Wheel Park's New Roller Coaster in Coney Island. Deno's Wonder Wheel amusement park could not open last year to celebrate its centenary, but that does not stop the park owners from venturing into the project of a new roller coaster named 'Phoenix', a suspended attraction for lovers of adrenaline, his biggest investment to date.

    Get Price
  • The Cyclone Highlights : NYC Parks

    2021-10-11u2002·u2002This text is part of Parks' Historical Signs Project and can be found posted within the park. This parkland, located on Surf Avenue and 10th Street, is named for the Cyclone roller coaster, one of Coney Island's most famous attractions. Covering 3000 feet of track in a minute and fifty seconds ...

    Get Price
  • Coney Island History Project - From Legendary Roller ...

    From Legendary Roller Coasters, Episode 5 of Coney Island Stories. Coney Island History Project. March 9 · Listen and subscribe to the Coney Island History Project's # ConeyIslandStories ...

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  • Ask The Experts: Richard Munch: The Amazing History of

    2021-6-16u2002·u2002For over a century, Coney Island has played a critical role in the development of both the amusement park and the roller coaster. Over that time, over 50 different roller coasters have operated in less than one square mile of ocean front, thrilling millions of visitors each summer.

    Get Price
  • Thunderbolt Roller Coaster - Hannah Kliger

    The fastest, tallest and steepest roller coaster in Coney Island's history will open in summer 2014, with construction beginning early in the year. The roller coaster, called the Thunderbolt, will be a $10 million version of the historic Thunderbolt infamously and illegally demolished by the Department of Buildings and Mayor Rudolph Giuliani on Nov. 17,…

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  • Coney Island History Project - Home

    Coney Island History Project, Brooklyn, NY. 8,329 likes · 224 talking about this · 464 were here. The Coney Island History Project, founded in 2004, is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization that...

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  • The Phoenix roller coaster rises in Coney Island

    2021-7-1u2002·u2002The Phoenix, Coney Island's newest roller coaster, opened to the public on Thursday, symbolizing the amusement district's rise from the ashes after a season lost to the coronavirus pandemic.

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  • Coney Island Roller Coaster Photos and Premium High Res ...

    roller coaster, coney island - coney island roller coaster stock pictures, royalty-free photos & images View of the 'Wonder Wheel' at Deno's Wonder Wheel amusement park on August 13, 2020 in Coney Island…

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  • A history of Coney Island in photos - msn.com

    2021-6-14u2002·u2002Founded by George C. Tilyou and operating from 1897 to 1964, it was the first of four Coney Island amusement parks built. The successors include: Luna Park (1903-1944), Dreamland (1904-1911 ...

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  • NEW in the Coney Island... - Coney Island History Project ...

    NEW in the Coney Island History Project #OralHistory #Archive: The 'Roller Coaster Reverend' Cliff Herring, member #18 of American Coaster Enthusiasts, shares stories of Cyclone weddings Rev....

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  • Phoenix: Coney Island's Exciting New Roller Coaster

    2021-9-27u2002·u2002Phoenix: Deno's Wonder Wheel Park's New Roller Coaster in Coney Island. Deno's Wonder Wheel amusement park could not open last year to celebrate its centenary, but that does not stop the park owners from venturing into the project of a new roller coaster named 'Phoenix', a suspended attraction for lovers of adrenaline, his biggest investment to date.

    Get Price
  • The Cyclone Highlights : NYC Parks

    2021-10-11u2002·u2002This text is part of Parks' Historical Signs Project and can be found posted within the park. This parkland, located on Surf Avenue and 10th Street, is named for the Cyclone roller coaster, one of Coney Island's most famous attractions. Covering 3000 feet of track in a …

    Get Price
  • Coney Island History Project - From Legendary Roller ...

    From Legendary Roller Coasters, Episode 5 of Coney Island Stories. Coney Island History Project. March 9 · Listen and subscribe to the Coney Island History Project's # ConeyIslandStories ...

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  • Ask The Experts: Richard Munch: The Amazing History of the ...

    2021-6-16u2002·u2002For over a century, Coney Island has played a critical role in the development of both the amusement park and the roller coaster. Over that time, over 50 different roller coasters have operated in less than one square mile of ocean front, thrilling millions of visitors each summer.

    Get Price
  • Thunderbolt Roller Coaster - Hannah Kliger

    The fastest, tallest and steepest roller coaster in Coney Island's history will open in summer 2014, with construction beginning early in the year. The roller coaster, called the Thunderbolt, will be a $10 million version of the historic Thunderbolt infamously and illegally demolished by the Department of Buildings and Mayor Rudolph Giuliani on Nov. 17,…

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  • Coney Island History Project - Home

    Coney Island History Project, Brooklyn, NY. 8,329 likes · 224 talking about this · 464 were here. The Coney Island History Project, founded in 2004, is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization that...

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  • The Phoenix roller coaster rises in Coney Island

    2021-7-1u2002·u2002The Phoenix, Coney Island's newest roller coaster, opened to the public on Thursday, symbolizing the amusement district's rise from the ashes after …

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  • Coney Island Roller Coaster Photos and Premium High Res ...

    roller coaster, coney island - coney island roller coaster stock pictures, royalty-free photos & images View of the 'Wonder Wheel' at Deno's Wonder Wheel amusement park on August 13, 2020 in Coney Island, New York City.

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  • A history of Coney Island in photos - msn.com

    2021-6-14u2002·u2002Founded by George C. Tilyou and operating from 1897 to 1964, it was the first of four Coney Island amusement parks built. The successors …

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  • NEW in the Coney Island... - Coney Island History Project ...

    NEW in the Coney Island History Project #OralHistory #Archive: The 'Roller Coaster Reverend' Cliff Herring, member #18 of American Coaster Enthusiasts, shares stories of Cyclone weddings Rev....

    Get Price
  • Phoenix: Coney Island's Exciting New Roller Coaster

    2021-9-27u2002·u2002Phoenix: Deno's Wonder Wheel Park's New Roller Coaster in Coney Island. Deno's Wonder Wheel amusement park could not open last year to celebrate its centenary, but that does not stop the park owners from venturing into the project of a new roller coaster named 'Phoenix', a suspended attraction for lovers of adrenaline, his biggest investment to date.

    Get Price
  • The Cyclone Highlights : NYC Parks

    2021-10-11u2002·u2002This text is part of Parks' Historical Signs Project and can be found posted within the park. This parkland, located on Surf Avenue and 10th Street, is named for the Cyclone roller coaster, one of Coney Island's most famous attractions. Covering 3000 feet of track in a minute and fifty seconds ...

    Get Price
  • Coney Island History Project - From Legendary Roller ...

    From Legendary Roller Coasters, Episode 5 of Coney Island Stories. Coney Island History Project. March 9 · Listen and subscribe to the Coney Island History Project's # ConeyIslandStories ...

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  • Ask The Experts: Richard Munch: The Amazing History of

    2021-6-16u2002·u2002For over a century, Coney Island has played a critical role in the development of both the amusement park and the roller coaster. Over that time, over 50 different roller coasters have operated in less than one square mile of ocean front, thrilling millions of visitors each summer.

    Get Price
  • Thunderbolt Roller Coaster - Hannah Kliger

    The fastest, tallest and steepest roller coaster in Coney Island's history will open in summer 2014, with construction beginning early in the year. The roller coaster, called the Thunderbolt, will be a $10 million version of the historic Thunderbolt infamously and illegally demolished by the Department of Buildings and Mayor Rudolph Giuliani on Nov. 17,…

    Get Price
  • Coney Island History Project - Home

    Coney Island History Project, Brooklyn, NY. 8,329 likes · 224 talking about this · 464 were here. The Coney Island History Project, founded in 2004, is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization that...

    Get Price
  • The Phoenix roller coaster rises in Coney Island

    2021-7-1u2002·u2002The Phoenix, Coney Island's newest roller coaster, opened to the public on Thursday, symbolizing the amusement district's rise from the ashes after a season lost to the coronavirus pandemic.

    Get Price
  • Coney Island Roller Coaster Photos and Premium High Res ...

    roller coaster, coney island - coney island roller coaster stock pictures, royalty-free photos & images View of the 'Wonder Wheel' at Deno's Wonder Wheel amusement park on August 13, 2020 in Coney Island…

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  • A history of Coney Island in photos - msn.com

    2021-6-14u2002·u2002Founded by George C. Tilyou and operating from 1897 to 1964, it was the first of four Coney Island amusement parks built. The successors include: Luna Park (1903-1944), Dreamland (1904-1911 ...

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