Riverview Amusement Park (Images of America) - download pdf or read online

By Dolores Haugh

each summer time from 1904 to 1967, for sixty three years, Riverview�the world�s biggest leisure park�opened its gates to hundreds of thousands of individuals from all walks of existence. for 3 generations, the Schmidt�s relatives park provided rides, exhibits, foodstuff, and song to males, girls, and particularly youngsters. Riverview survived depressions, international Wars, exertions disputes, Prohibition, and a World�s reasonable that threatened to take loads of its company. Riverview enjoyment Park tells the tale of Riverview�s development from 22 acres and 3 rides to a hundred and forty acres and greater than a hundred sights. via an intensive choice of never-before released photographs, writer Dolores Haugh chronicles the story of this outstanding bankruptcy of Chicago background. often called the �Roller Coaster Capital of America,� Riverview remained a Chicago landmark until eventually it was once all at once closed in 1967.

Show description

Read Online or Download Riverview Amusement Park (Images of America) PDF

Best american history books

Download e-book for kindle: Ho! For Wonderland: Travelers' Accounts of Yellowstone, by Lee H. Whittlesey,Elizabeth A. Watry,Paul Schullery

Because it turned the world's first nationwide park in 1872, Yellowstone has welcomed travelers from all corners of the globe who again to their hometowns and international locations with experiences of this American wonderland. tales from the park's earliest viewers started to unfold so speedily that by way of 1897 Yellowstone turned solidly tested as a profitable vacationer vacation spot with greater than 10000 travelers passing via its entrances.

Early Hollywood (Images of America) - download pdf or read online

Similar to Hollywood frequently interprets as a few otherworldly dreamscape packed with impressive lives and delusion success. the genuine deal used to be carved from the Southern California barren region as an outpost northwest of l. a.. The motion picture arrived whilst tumbleweeds weren't easily props and real horsepower pulled the masses.

Download e-book for iPad: Commerce City (Images of America) by Debra Bullock

Between Colorado’s quickest turning out to be towns within the twenty first century, trade urban used to be settled within the 1850s, positioned at the present time eight miles northeast of Denver’s capitol construction. recognized for hog farms, truck farms, and dairies, in addition to refineries and grain elevators, trade urban was once, in the course of international battle II, the location of the big Rocky Mountain Arsenal, a U.

Download e-book for kindle: LaRue County (Images of America (Arcadia Publishing)) by Rhonda Hornback Nichols

In 1843, LaRue County used to be named after John LaRue, an early settler within the sector. Hodgenville, the county's biggest city, used to be validated in 1818 and later turned the seat in 1843. LaRue County is healthier referred to as the birthplace and early life domestic of Abraham Lincoln; he was once born on February 12, 1809, on the Sinking Spring Farm.

Additional resources for Riverview Amusement Park (Images of America)

Sample text

Download PDF sample

Riverview Amusement Park (Images of America) by Dolores Haugh

by Kevin

Rated 4.42 of 5 – based on 26 votes

Published by admin