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  Glen Echo Park - The Dentzel Carousel
During Glen Echo's heyday as an amusement park, the Dentzel carousel was the jewel of the park.
Carousels of this style were usually housed in specially built pavilions in beautiful park settings, often at the end of a trolley line, as was Glen Echo.
The carousel turns to the music of a Wurlitzer band organ, which was installed in 1926 and is a rare attraction in itself.
www.nps.gov /glec/caro/carousel.htm   (1915 words)

 Geelong Waterfront - Carousel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-05)
Beside Steampacket Quay at the end of Moorabool Street, the lovingly restored steam-driven carousel, housed in a contemporary building of steel and glass, is a colourful reminder of bygone days that still captures the hearts of children and adults.
Waterfront Geelong's carousel is believed to have operated on the pier at Mordialloc, a Melbourne suburb, up until the early 1930s.
Carousel Restorations, a company based near the central Victorian city of Castlemaine, worked for two years bringing the carousel and its 36 horses and two chariots back to original condition.
www.greatoceanroad.org /geelong/waterfront/carousel.asp   (468 words)

Central Park's first carousel was built in 1870 and, according to Park lore, was turned by a blind mule and a horse.
In 1924, however, that carousel was destroyed by fire, as was its successor in 1950.
Crafted by the Brooklyn firm of Stein and Goldstein in 1908, the Carousel is one of the largest in the United States, with 58 hand-carved, painted horses.
www.centralparknyc.org /virtualpark/southend/carousel   (373 words)

 Amusement Park Physics -- Carousel
Carousels are not considered "thrill machines" by any stretch of the imagination.
Still, carousels are as reliant on the laws of motion as their more exciting cousins, the roller coasters.
In a normal carousel, each horse maintains a constant acceleration, radius, and tangential speed (speed tangent to the circular path of the carousel).
www.learner.org /exhibits/parkphysics/carousel.html   (275 words)

 © The Children's Museum of Indianapolis
From the Carousel to a maze of mirrors; down playhouse alley straight through to the games and puzzles arcade, we target all ages as we create activities to bring families together to talk, laugh and play.
During the Carousel's Golden Age, around 1880 to 1930, some 5,000 hand carved wooden carousels were built in the United States.
The Carousel is the biggest gallery artifact as well as one of the largest in the museum.
www.childrensmuseum.org /themuseum/carousel.htm   (316 words)

 Texas Star Carousel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-05)
It is tied with the Flume Ride as the fourth oldest attraction in the park, behind the Six Flags Railroad, the Chaparral cars, and Casa Magnetica (and excluding the Crazy Horse Saloon, which is a show).
Carousel horses at the time were carved from wood by skilled wood carvers.
The Carousel was originally placed in the Boomtown section of the Park in the current location of the Texas Tornado Swing Ride.
www.parktimes.com /sections/frontgate/mgr.htm   (820 words)

 Logan's Run: 2
As we look in on the strange ritual of carousel, we now seem to be transported into the Middle Ages, with victims who wear death masks and monk-like robes.
Carousel is the ultimate rite of despair and hope.
The city also has its version of a slum and a prison, in a dark and dilapidated section isolated from the rest, where violent and rebellious children live lives of barbarism, and kill anyone of their kind older than 15.
www.transparencynow.com /Logan/logpics2.htm   (555 words)

 IMCA Carousel vocabulary page
The "ring machine" is an arm suspended just outside the carousel that allows riders on the outer most animals to reach out and "spear" a ring with their finger as they pass.
As the carousel turns, the gears turn the shaft and the jumping animals, suspended from the offsets, move up and down.
Carousels that were designed to fit into buildings often did not have rounding boards.
www.carouselmuseum.com /language.html   (755 words)

 New York State Museum to Restore Carousel ; Maine Antique Digest, May 2001   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-05)
When placed on the carousel, the largest and most decorative animals were placed on the outside of the carousel's three rows.
The carousel in its current form was in operation by 1915, when the Stadel brothers began taking it throughout the southern tier of New York state and in some communities in northern Pennsylvania.
Between 1930 and 1933, the carousel took a rest from its travels at Olcott Beach on Lake Ontario, and in 1933 it was sold to an amusement park on Cuba Lake in New York's Allegany County, where it remained until the park closed in 1972.
www.maineantiquedigest.com /articles/caro0501.htm   (1108 words)

 Idaho Centennial Carousel
It is one of 170 antique wooden carousels still existing in the United States.
In 1988 the carousel was dismantled and skilled craftsmen restored it.
This carousel is a major attraction in Rexburg and a delight to people of all ages.
www.rexcc.com /thingstodo/attractions/carousel.html   (291 words)

 Park Destinations :: Carousel
The Carousel is also a popular place to hold birthday parties, complete with food and party favors in a scenic, kid-friendly setting.
Carved in 1912 by Charles Carmel, one of the foremost carousel designers of the time, and restored by the Prospect Park Alliance in 1990, the Carousel promises that classic summertime amusement is available for continuing generations of fun.
The Carousel is located in the Children's Corner just inside the Willink entrance to the Park, at Ocean and Flatbush Avenues and Empire Boulevard.
www.prospectpark.org /dest/main.cfm?target=caro   (217 words)

 Carousel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-05)
The Heritage Center Carousel was built in Abilene in 1901 and traveled with a carnival for many years.
Knight's health forced him to close his drive-in, the carousel was left abandoned, and grass and weeds grew up around the horses and other carousel parts.
The Heritage Center is very proud of the carousel and since 1987, thousands of people each year have enjoyed the carousel.
www.heritagecenterdk.com /parker_carousel.html   (479 words)

 A Carousel for Missoula
The wheelchairs and the ponies in their rows on the Carousel are stationary, but the other 36 ponies are on poles which move up and down into a pit beneath the platform.
Adorning the canopy of the Carousel are 966 light bulbs requiring 90 amps of power, along with 14 hand-carved gargoyles in frames and 14 handcarved frames holding etched mirrors.
In addition to being the first completely hand-carved carousel to be built anywhere in over 60 years, A Carousel for Missoula has the distinction of having the largest band organ in continuous use in the United States.
www.carrousel.com /about.php   (909 words)

 The Carousel
This full-sized carousel was made between 1912 and 1916 by the Herschell-Spillman Company of North Tonawanda, New York, one of the leading manufacturers of carousels in America.
The carousel was purchased in March of 1975 from Robert Hopkins of Cuba, New York.
The carousel is a symbol of an era that centered around the turn of the century, and some of the first American carousels were made and used in New York.
www.nysm.nysed.gov /carousel   (578 words)

 A Carousel for Missoula   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-05)
A Carousel for Missoula is one of the first fully hand-carved carousels to be built in the United States since the Great Depression.
Between August of 1991, when the Carousel project went from being one man's dream to become a community project, until its grand opening on May 27, 1995, over 100,000 hours of volunteer time were dedicated to carving, sanding, painting, creating stainglass windows, restoring an antique carousel frame, organizing and fund raising.
The Carousel's restoration shop is used to restore or repair the Carousel's own ponies and ponies for other carousels, and to build new ponies for carousels-in-the-making and other not-for-profits.
visitmt.com /categories/moreinfo.asp?IDRRecordID=10844&SiteID=1   (428 words)

 Brass Ring Entertainment: Restorations
Furnished with the each carousel restoration is a complete documentation of the restoration, photos of original carousel animals used to document the restoration, a museum standard of paint conservation and a museum standard of paint color specifications.
These crankshafts have always been the weakest link in a carousel and have limited the weight that could be placed on an animal.
As a team they have been restoring carousels for over 15 years and have built up a large inventory of parts, patterns and equipment to assist in any restoration project.
carousel.com /restorations   (776 words)

 RWP Zoo : Park Carousel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-05)
The Carousel Village in Roger Williams Park features numerous family attractions including a Victorian Carousel, pony rides and the Hasbro Boundless Playground, accessible for all children.
The Carousel Village may be forced to close in the event of inclement weather.
The Carousel offers a unique atmosphere for any event including corporate outings, family picnics or reunions, wedding photos or receptions, bar mitzvahs, birthday parties (adults too!), Christmas or holiday parties, dinner parties - the list is endless.
www.rogerwilliamsparkzoo.org /visit/ParkCarousel.cfm   (454 words)

 Dentzel Carousel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-05)
The carousel was manufactured in 1896 by Gustav Dentzel of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, for the 1904 St. Louis Exposition and later sold to the City of Meridian.
In 1977, Meridian's Dentzel Carousel and Carousel House along with Highland Park were placed on the National Register of Historic Places.
The carousel animals were removed and placed in various local institutions while funds were raised for restoration.
www.meridianms.org /pr_carousel.htm   (452 words)

The St. Louis Carousel is home to an original carousel created by the Dentzel Company of Philadelphia in the 1920’s.
The Carousel was installed in 1929 at the Forest Park Highlands.
Howard C. Ohlendorf purchased the carousel to prevent it from being dismantled and donated it to St. Louis County Parks in 1965.
www.co.st-louis.mo.us /parks/carousel/carousel.htm   (495 words)

 Santa Monica Pier
The present carousel has been owned since 1977 by the City of Santa Monica and is a reminder of those golden times in California.
The carousel arrived on the west coast before World War II and in 1947 it was moved from Venice pier to the Santa Monica pier.
In 1990, each of the horses was taken apart, restored, reassembled and newly painted by The Carousel Works of Mansfield, Ohio, using a team of some of the foremost carousel craftsmen in America.
www.santamonicapier.org /carousel_history.html   (332 words)

 ReadingQuest Strategies | Carousel Brainstorm
Whether activating background knowledge or checking understanding after studying a topic, a carousel brainstorm allows you to have students pull out and think about what they know about subtopics within a larger topic.
Yep, almost exactly like it, but the difference is that with Graffiti, the sheets are posted on the wall, and the students move around from sheet to sheet.
With Carousel Brainstorming, the students stay seated and the sheets are passed.
curry.edschool.virginia.edu /go/readquest/strat/carousel.html   (543 words)

 The Magic Carousel
The English carousel is unique from it's European and American counterparts in that English carousels turn clockwise, whereas European and American carousels turn counterclockwise so that the brass ring, descendant of the original dangling ring, could be grasped by the right hand as the carousel turned.
Dentzel was the son of a German carousel carver, and he brought to America his fathers knowledge and teachings of the art of carousel carving.
By 1920, the carousel industry had reached it's peak and was beginning to enter it's decline.
users.iglide.net /joysinger/Cuddle/carousel.html   (763 words)

 Carousel In Central Park
Carousel which stands just a few feet away.
carousel that was built and in use during
This Carousel is one of the largest in the
www.centralpark2000.com /database/carousel.html   (136 words)

 Balboa Park - Family Fun
The carousel is a menagerie of animals and all but two pairs are original, hand-carved European craftsmanship.
The hand-painted murals surrounding the upper portion of the carousel are original, as is the military band music.
This carousel is one of the few in the world still offering the brass ring game for everyone taking the 5-minute ride.
www.balboapark.org /familyfun.htm   (972 words)

The game was a rather smelly one in which soldiers on horseback, to test their skills, would ride around in circles and charge each other and throw clay balls filled with perfume at each other.
Le Carousel evolved in France for a couple of hundred years, and in one version of the game, riders attempted to spear tiny brass rings located on the outside of the circular carousel area.
Carvers of carousel horses became well-paid craftsmen of the French court, and the pageantry spread across Europe.
www.geocities.com /shawcsus/ridehistory.html   (1973 words)

 Teresa Wentzler - Carousel
No wonder carousels are loved by adults as well as children.
This design was inspired by the art of the carousel that flourished around the turn of the century.
During the carousel's "golden age", the various carousel manufacturers and their gifted carvers attempted to out-do each other with ever-more delicate and refined carvings, and ever-more fabulous carousel frame decoration.
www.twdesignworks.com /Designs/car.html   (266 words)

 Compare Prices and Read Reviews on Carousel at Epinions.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-05)
Some of the songs were removed or truncated for Carousel, but the negative aspects of Billy's character, companion and actions were left intact.
Billy (Gordon MacRae) is an barker for a carousel at the fair.
While Carousel is a strange musical for the 1950s, perhaps that also explains why it is so good.
www.epinions.com /mvie-review-2483-820F62-39061C90-prod4   (630 words)

 L.A.R.K. Toys - Tin Toys, Wood Toys, Carousel Animals - A magical place to shop and browse.
For example, inset on the girth of the sweet faced mother River Otter are real clam shell buttons and strands of seaweed cling to her neck.
The carousel animals were all carved and painted on-site to enhance the uniqueness of each individual design.
The carousel works were made in Marion, Ohio by Carousel Concepts and delivered to LARK in late April, 1998.
www.larktoys.com /carousel.html   (246 words)

 The Fall River Carousel at Battleship Cove.
Whisper the word "carousel" to any Southern New Englander, and you will undoubtedly evoke a smile, a sentimental sigh, and fond memories of Carousel #54.
Built by the Philadelphia Toboggan Company in 1920 during the "Golden Age" of wooden carousels, Carousel #54 was shipped from the City of Brotherly Love to North Dartmouth, Massachusetts, where it served as the crown jewel of Lincoln Amusement Park for seventy years.
A majestic Victorian pavilion was constructed to house the attraction; nearly as lavish as the carousel itself, the splendid structure now perches over Heritage State Park, offering panoramic views of the Battleship Cove fleet.
www.battleshipcove.org /carousel.htm   (432 words)

 Carousel Resort Hotel and Condominium - Beach Rental Condos in Ocean City, Maryland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-05)
The Carousel Resort Hotel and Condominium complex is located on the Beach at 118th Street/Coastal Highway.
The Carousel combines all the features of a luxury hotel with the freedom and additional space offered by a rental condo.
In addition, the complex is located right across the street from the Food Lion Supermarket and numerous restaurants to supplement amenities in the Carousel.
www.oc-condos.com /carousel   (172 words)

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