Roller coasters of the early 20th century

Love old amusement parks? For a closer look at any of these 9 vintage roller coasters from the early 1900s — in New York, New Jersey, Ohio and Massachusetts — just click on the picture for a larger view.

Roller coasters in New York

Coney Island, New York: Loop the Loop (1903)

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Coney Island, New York: Flip Flap (c1900)

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Coney Island, New York: Roller Coaster (c1910-1915)

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Atlantic City roller coaster

Atlantic City, New Jersey: Looping the Loop (1901)

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Massachusetts beach roller coaster

Nantasket Beach, Massachusetts: Roller coaster at Paragon Park (c1890-1910)

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Ohio amusement parks

Euclid Beach, Cleveland, Ohio: Roller coaster (c1890-1910)

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Cincinnati, Ohio: On the Scenic Railway, The Newsboys’ Picnic (1908)

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Toledo, Ohio: Boardwalk, casino, showing portion of scenery (c1900-1910)

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Toledo, Ohio: Casino (c1900-1910)

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>> Also see:  What are the world’s biggest & fastest roller coasters?

 










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