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70 vintage Coney Island beach, boardwalk & amusement park scenes (1890s-1920s)

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Antique Coney Island beach scene from 1902

Antique Coney Island photo album from 1890

Antique Coney Island photo album from 1890 (1)


Streetview of Coney Island, looking northeast (1890)

Antique Coney Island photo album from 1890 (12)


Manhattan Beach & Oriental Hotel at Coney Island (1890)

Antique Coney Island photo album from 1890 (2)


Bathing Pavilion & Piazza Manhattan Beach Hotel (1890)

Antique Coney Island photo album from 1890 (3)


Bathing by electric light at Manhattan Beach (1890)

Antique Coney Island photo album from 1890 (4)


Manhattan Beach Hotel & Music Pavilion (1890)

Antique Coney Island photo album from 1890 (5)


Manhattan Beach Hotel & Music Pavilion from the north (1890)

Antique Coney Island photo album from 1890 (6)

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Brighton Beach Hotel (1890)

Antique Coney Island photo album from 1890 (7)


Coney Island and Prospect Park & Lower Iron Pier in West Brighton (1890)

Antique Coney Island photo album from 1890 (8)


Paul Bauer’s Hotel, West Brighton & Coney Island elephant (1890)

Antique Coney Island photo album from 1890 (9)


Dining room at the Sea Beach Palace & Upper Iron Pier, West Brighton (1890)

Antique Coney Island photo album from 1890 (10)


Sea Beach palace railroad depot (1890)

Antique Coney Island photo album from 1890 (11)

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Antique Coney Island photo from 1897: Ocean swimming

Antique Coney Island photo from 1897


Bathing – swimming in the ocean – at Coney Island NY 1900

Bathing - swimming in the ocean - at Coney Island NY 1900


Coney Island, New York’s most popular beach resort c1900

Coney Island, New York's most popular beach resort c1900


In the dashing spray of old ocean’s waves, at Coney Island c1900

In the dashing spray of old ocean's waves, at Coney Island c1900


Vintage amusement park – Shooting the rapids, Coney Island, N.Y. c1900

Vintage amusement park - Shooting the rapids, Coney Island, N.Y. c1900


About Coney Island (text from around 1923)

Coney Island is the playground of New York City, and is one of the most popular resorts in the United States. It is in the borough of Brooklyn, and is about five miles in length and from half to three-quarters of a mile in width.

It is very easily reached by fast subway express trains, trolley, also by boat and buses, which make very interesting trips.

The new boardwalk is wide enough to accommodate the multitude of people that flock there to enjoy the cool breeze.

Coney Island has many places of amusement. Steeplechase and Luna Park are the most important, which attract hundreds of thousands of people from all over the world. The most daring feats of skill, the most magnificent spectacles, the most novel and unique rides are procured by these famous parks at great expense.

No one who is within striking distance of New York City fails to go to Coney Island to enjoy a walk on the new wide boardwalk or take a dip in the surf or take in one of the many amusements.


Coney Island and Brooklyn, N.Y. illustrated (c1923)

Coney Island and Brooklyn NY c1920 - Vintage postcards

Color postcards of vintage Coney Island

Vintage Coney Island scenes from c1920 (11)

Vintage Coney Island scenes from c1920 (12)

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Vintage Coney Island scenes from c1920 (13)

Vintage Coney Island scenes from c1920 (14)

Vintage Coney Island scenes from c1920 (15)

Vintage Coney Island scenes from c1920 (16)

Vintage Coney Island scenes from c1920 (17)

Vintage Coney Island scenes from c1920 (1)

Vintage Coney Island scenes from c1920 (2)

Vintage Coney Island scenes from c1920 (3)

Vintage Coney Island scenes from c1920 (4)

Vintage Coney Island scenes from c1920 (5)

Vintage Coney Island scenes from c1920 (6)

Vintage Coney Island scenes from c1920 (7)

Vintage Coney Island scenes from c1920 (8)

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Vintage Coney Island scenes from c1920 (9)

Vintage Coney Island scenes from c1920 (10)

Bathing at Coney Island, New York (1900)

Coney Island in the early 1900s

On the beach at Coney Island (1902)

Coney Island beach scene from 1902

Coney Island, NY (1905)

Coney Island Beach & Surf Avenue (1913)

Coney Island beach and boardwalk (1926)

Scene on the beach (1890s)

Steeplechase Park swimming pool, Coney Island 1912

 

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