Amusement Parks of Pennsylvania (Paperback)

Author: Futrell, Jim

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Pennsylvania is home to many classic amusement parks, several of which began operating as early as the late nineteenth century. Some of these parks maintain rides and amusements from their early years, preserving an atmosphere of nostalgia. Others have evolved with new trends in the industry, adding high-tech rides and water parks. This book begins with a concise history of the amusement park, then surveys the industry in Pennsylvania. A comprehensive guide to 13 parks in the state and a selection of smaller ones, complete with information on rides and attractions, follows. Packed with vintage postcard images and photos.

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Publisher Stackpole Books
Mfg Part# 9780811726719
SKU 30852947
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0811726711
Release Date 4/10/2007
Physical
Dimensions (in Inches) 8.75H x 5.75L x 0.5T
From the Publisher
Editors Note Pennsylvania is home to many classic amusement parks, several of which began operating as early as the late nineteenth century. Some of these parks maintain rides and amusements from their early years, preserving an atmosphere of nostalgia. Others have evolved with new trends in the industry, adding high-tech rides and water parks. This book begins with a concise history of the amusement park, then surveys the industry in Pennsylvania. A comprehensive guide to 13 parks in the state and a selection of smaller ones, complete with information on rides and attractions, follows. Packed with vintage postcard images and photos.
Product Attributes
Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0212
Publisher Stackpole Books
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