- Elephants, 1947
- Lacerenza, William A, Mayer, Peter F, Reuter, Louis W, Suess, George H, and Van Kannel, T. (Theophilus), 1841-1919
- Published / Created
- A collection of blueprints, plans, and building permits for Coney Island attractions and for the Witching Waves ride in Detroit and Euclid Beach Park, Cleveland. The Witching Waves ride was originally a Coney Island attraction that was later licensed to other locations. Collection includes plans for rides (such as Witching Waves, Bubble Bounce, Roll-O-Plane, and Thunderbolt), restaurants, arcades, a revolving platform and a miniature golf course, as well as for foundations, pipelines, and concrete piers. Includes also plans for an elephant track and stables for 5 elephants and 5 persons.
Architects and surveyors named on plans: T. Van Kannel, George H. Suess, William A. Lacerenza, Peter F. Meyer, Louis W. Reuter.
Collection includes 1 blueline print and 1 manuscript floor plan and duplicate blueprints.
Imperfect: manuscript floor plan mutilated with loss of text.
Stamps of the Department of Housing and Buildings, Borough of Brooklyn, City of New York.
- 1 folder ; 52 x 35 cm. and smaller
- Extent of Digitization
- Completely digitized
- Call Number
- BrSides Elephant Folio 2013 7
- Collection Title
- Amusement park attractions : blueprints, plans, and building permits for Coney Island and other locations.
- Collection Created
- [United States :
- Collection Date
Subjects, Formats, And Genres
- mixed material
- Subject (Geographic)
Coney Island (New York, N.Y.)
Euclid Beach Park (Cleveland, Ohio)
- Subject (Topic)
Amusement parks--New York (State)--New York
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