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Date: July 29, 1910
Type: Postcards
Identifier: aql:30257
Description: Thompson's Scenic Railway, Seaside, Rockaway Beach. The Thompson's "scenic railway" was one of the first roller coasters and was built by LaMarcus Adna Thompson who brought it to the Rockaways for wha ... More
Date: ca. 1960
Type: Postcards
Identifier: aql:30170
Description: Rockaways' Playland fun house on the midway at Beach 98th Street.
Authors: Shorecolor Co.
Date: ca. 1955
Type: Postcards
Identifier: aql:30248
Description: Postcard advertising "This is Cinerama", a 1952 full-length film designed to introduce the widescreen process Cinerama. It featured a first person POV of the Atom Smasher roller coaster that was locat ... More
Date: ca. 1933
Type: Postcards
Identifier: aql:30189
Description: Kiddie Park, Rockaway Beach, N.Y. A Children's amusement area located next to Rockaways' Playland.
Authors: S. Hirschberg
Date: ca. 1910
Type: Postcards
Identifier: aql:30132
Description: Boardwalk at Seaside, showing the midway and Wolz’s Thriller roller coaster; the Thriller was a backbone of Rockaway’s early amusement industry, one of ten roller coasters eventually built for the res ... More
Date: 1907
Type: Postcards
Identifier: aql:30239
Description: View of crowds at the beach with the Switch-back railroad in the background. This was one of the first roller coasters and was built by LaMarcus Adna Thompson (he first made The Coney Island Switchbac ... More
Authors: S. Hirschberg
Date: August 17, 1923
Type: Postcards
Identifier: aql:30274
Description: Scenic Railway Roller Coaster, Seaside, Rockaway Beach. This was one of the first roller coasters and was built by LaMarcus Adna Thompson who brought it to the Rockaways for what became the L.A. Thomp ... More
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