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Carousel Class: CLA
26 of 27 carousels matched your request
(Census last updated on Apr 15, 2017)

Classic Wood Carousels (1800s - 1940s Wood and W&M)



State of last known operation: California


History:Pickering Pier, Ocean Park, CA, 1920 to 1924
Park:Pickering Pier
Description:Dentzel
Carousel Class:Classic Wood Carousel
Last Update:2011
Status:FIRE
Model:menagerie
Year Built:1920
Type:4 rows, Park, All Wood composition
Comments:Carousel lost in a 1924 fire.

State of last known operation: Colorado


History:Manhattan Beach, Denver, CO, Date Unknown to Unknown
Original Location Unknown, Date Unknown to Unknown
Park:Manhattan Beach
Description:German
Carousel Class:Classic Wood Carousel
Last Update:2011
Status:UNKNOWN
Model:menagerie
Year Built:c1895
Type:3 rows, Park, Stationary, All Wood composition
Comments:Manhattan Beach was a former amusement park in Denver (1881-1914). This carousel is believe to have operated there.

State of last known operation: Connecticut


History:Quassy, Middlebury, CT, 1929 to 1989
Original Location Unknown, Date Unknown to Unknown
Park:Quassy
Description:E.J. Morris
Carousel Class:Classic Wood Carousel
Last Update:1989
Status:AUCTION
Model:menagerie
Year Built:1900
Type:3 rows, Park, All Wood composition
Figures:24 Jumping Horses, 21 Menagerie Animals, 2 chariots
Comments:Manufactured as standers. Converted to jumpers about 1927 by Parker Bros. Sold at Norton auction Oct 21, 1989.

State of last known operation: Maine


History:Agassiz Village, West Poland, ME, 1936 to 1993
Barnum & Bailey Circus, Winterhaven, FL, 1915 to 1936
Park:Agassiz Village
Description:Herschell-Spillman
Carousel Class:Classic Wood Carousel
Last Update:2011
Status:AUCTION
Year Built:1915
Type:3 rows, Portable, All Wood composition
Figures:36 Jumping Horses, 2 chariots
Comments:Sold at auction in 1993. Ownership by Barnum & Bailey Circus is under review.

State of last known operation: Michigan


History:Bob-Lo Island Amus.Park, Detroit, MI, 1993 to Unknown
Belchertown State School, Belchertown, MA, 1947 to 1993
Forest Park, Palmer, MA, 1930 to 1947
Original Location Unknown, Date Unknown to Unknown
Park:Belchertown State School
Description:Stein & Goldstein
Carousel Class:Classic Wood Carousel
Last Update:1993
Status:AUCTION
Year Built:1912
Type:3 rows, Park, All Wood composition
Figures:24 Jumping Horses, 18 Standing Horses, 2 chariots
Comments:Sold at auction 1993.



History:Bob-Lo Island Amus.Park, Detroit, MI, 1906 to 1990
Park:Bob-Lo Island Amus.Park
Description:Mangels/Illions
Carousel Class:Classic Wood Carousel
Last Update:2011
Status:AUCTION
Model:menagerie
Year Built:1906-08
Type:3 rows, Park, All Wood composition
Figures:44 Jumping Horses, 4 Menagerie Animals
Comments:Restored 1987. Auctioned Feb. 24, 1990.

State of last known operation: Missouri


History:Lake Contrary, St. Joseph, MO, 1911 to 1964
Original Location Unknown, Date Unknown to Unknown
Park:Lake Contrary
Description:Dentzel
Carousel Class:Classic Wood Carousel
Last Update:2011
Status:AUCTION
Model:menagerie
Year Built:1906-1910
Type:3 rows, Park, All Wood composition
Comments:Sold at auction May 1964.

State of last known operation: New Jersey


History:Unknown, Ocean City, NJ, 1923 to 1927
Woodlawn Park, Trenton, NJ, 1922 to 1923
Description:PTC #60
Carousel Class:Classic Wood Carousel
Last Update:2011
Status:FIRE
Model:#60
Year Built:1922
Type:3 rows, Park, All Wood composition
Comments:Lost in a 1927 fire at Ocean City, NJ.



History:Unknown, Wildwood, NJ, Date Unknown to 1977
Ross Farms, Pittsburgh, PA, 1917 to ?
Park:Marine Pier
Description:PTC #41
Carousel Class:Classic Wood Carousel
Last Update:2011
Status:AUCTION
Model:#41
Year Built:1917
Type:3 rows, Park, All Wood composition
Comments:Original figures and trim sold in individually in the late 1970's.

State of last known operation: New York


History:Beach & 19th St, Far Rockaway, NY, Date Unknown to 1950's
Original Location Unknown, Date Unknown to Unknown
Park:Daimus/Tures Carousel
Description:Unk Manufacturer
Carousel Class:Classic Wood Carousel
Last Update:2014
Status:MIA
Type:3 rows, Park, Wood
Figures:22 Jumping Horses, 10 Standing Horses, 10 Menagerie Animals (3 1 Giraffe, 3 Goats, 3 1 Deer, 1 1 Lion), 2 chariots
Comments:Located at Beach & 19th St. This machine included Dentzel stationary menagerie (3 goats, 3 giraffe, 3 deer and lion) and Dentzel horses on a jumping mechanism. This unusual configuration points to the carousel being converted or rebuilt.



History:Great Escape, Lake George, NY, 1964 to 1990
Freedomland, New York City, NY, Date Unknown to 1964
Original Location Unknown, Date Unknown to Unknown
Park:Great Escape
Description:Dentzel
Carousel Class:Classic Wood Carousel
Last Update:1990
Status:DISMTL
Model:menagerie
Type:4 rows, Park, All Wood composition
Figures:22 Jumping Horses, 22 Standing Horses, 28 Menagerie Animals, 4 chariots
Comments:Park was Storytown,USA. Outer 2 rows animals fiberglassed. Sold at auction Jan 1990. Broken up.



History:Seabreeze Park, Rochester, NY, 1926 to 1994
Seneca Park, Rochester, NY, 1915 to 1926
Park:Seabreeze Park
Description:PTC #36
Carousel Class:Classic Wood Carousel
Last Update:2012
Status:FIRE
Model:#36
Year Built:1915
Type:3 rows, Park, All Wood composition
Figures:28 Jumping Horses, 20 Standing Horses, 2 chariots
Comments:Carousel destroyed in tragic fire 3-3-1994. Carousel building and museum burned. Museum contained two 8' miniature carousel carved by George Long, a carving machine from PTC and many other artifacts from the park. Band organ also burned.

State of last known operation: North Carolina


History:North Park, Burlington, NC, 1953 to 1967
Unknown, Long Island, NY, Date Unknown to 1953
Original Location Unknown, Date Unknown to Unknown
Park:North Park
Description:Dentzel
Carousel Class:Classic Wood Carousel
Last Update:2011
Status:DISPERSED
Year Built:c1905
Type:3 rows, Park, All Wood composition
Comments:Figures sold in the 1960's.



History:Reynold's Park, Winston-Salem, NC, Date Unknown to 1967
Original Location Unknown, Date Unknown to Unknown
Park:Reynolds Park
Description:Herschell-Spillman
Carousel Class:Classic Wood Carousel
Last Update:2014
Status:DISPERSED
Type:Unknown rows, Portable, Wood
Comments:Broken-up at auction in 1967.

State of last known operation: Ohio


History:Buckeye Lake Park, Buckeye Lake, OH, Date Unknown to 1979
Original Location Unknown, Date Unknown to Unknown
Park:Buckeye Lake Park
Description:Allan Herschell
Carousel Class:Classic Wood Carousel
Last Update:2011
Status:DISPERSED
Year Built:1920's
Type:3 rows, Portable, All Wood composition
Figures:2 chariots
Comments:Broken up in 1979. One chariot was the unusual AH Gorilla carving.



History:Le Sourdsville Lake, Middletown, OH, 1952 to 1988
Eastwood Park, Detroit, MI, 1936 to 1952
Walnut Beach Park, Walnut Beach, CT, 1930 to 1936
Jefferson Beach, Detroit, MI, 1925 to 1930
Park:Americana Park
Description:PTC #71
Carousel Class:Classic Wood Carousel
Last Update:2011
Status:FIRE
Model:#71
Year Built:1925
Type:3 rows, Park, All Wood composition
Comments:Original figures sold at auction in 1985. Metal figures added. Carousel was lost in a 1988 fire.

State of last known operation: Pennsylvania


History:Dorney Park, Allentown, PA, Date Unknown to 1983
Shellpot Park, Wilmington, DE, 1916 to ?
Park:Dorney Park
Description:PTC #38
Carousel Class:Classic Wood Carousel
Last Update:2011
Status:FIRE
Model:#38
Year Built:1916
Type:3 rows, Park, All Wood composition
Figures:56 Jumping Horses, 18 Standing Horses, 2 chariots
Comments:Destroyed by fire 1983.



History:Newton Lake, Carbondale, PA, 1917 to 1970's
Lake Ladore Park, Waymart, PA, Date Unknown to 1915
Original Location Unknown, Date Unknown to Unknown
Park:Newton Lake
Description:Herschell-Spillman
Carousel Class:Classic Wood Carousel
Last Update:2012
Status:DISPERSED
Year Built:1910-12
Type:3 rows, Park, Wood
Comments:Herschell-Spillman carousel that is reported to have operated at Lake Lodore Park, Waymart, PA before coming to Newton Lake. The carousel was broken-up in the late 1970ís. A three row menagerie machine.



History:Waldameer Park, Erie, PA, Date Unknown to 1989
Original Location Unknown, Date Unknown to Unknown
Park:Waldameer Park
Description:D.C. Muller/S&G/Dentzel
Carousel Class:Classic Wood Carousel
Last Update:1989
Status:DISPERSED
Model:menagerie
Type:3 rows, Park, All Wood composition
Figures:32 Jumping Horses, 16 Standing Horses, 2 chariots
Comments:One chariot was elephant chariot. Broken up at auction 1989.



History:International Village, Gettysburg, PA, to 1980s
Boulder Park, Indian Falls, NY, 1949 to 1970
Olcott Beach, Olcott, NY, 1920 to ?
Park:International Village
Description:Allan Herschell
Carousel Class:Classic Wood Carousel
Last Update:2011
Status:DISMTL
Model:menagerie
Year Built:1920
Type:3 rows, Park, All Wood composition
Figures:32 Jumping Horses, 7 Menagerie Animals, 2 chariots
Comments:Guernsey's NY Oct 1983.

State of last known operation: Rhode Island


History:Lake Mishnock Grove, W. Greenwich, RI, Date Unknown to 1988
Original Location Unknown, Date Unknown to Unknown
Park:Lake Mishnock Grove
Description:Looff/S&G
Carousel Class:Classic Wood Carousel
Last Update:1988
Status:DISPERSED
Year Built:1890's?
Type:3 rows, All Wood composition
Figures:21 Jumping Horses, 15 Standing Horses, 2 Menagerie Animals, 3 chariots
Comments:Broken up at auction 1988.

State of last known operation: Tennessee


History:Warners Park, Chattanooga, TN, 1928 to 1930
Riverview Park, Des Moines, IA, 1923 to 1928
Park:Warners Park
Description:PTC #65
Carousel Class:Classic Wood Carousel
Last Update:2017
Status:FIRE
Model:#65
Year Built:1923
Type:3 rows, Park, All Wood composition
Comments:Lost in 1930 fire at Chattanooga, TN.

State of last known operation: Texas


History:Unknown, Port Arthur, TX, Date Unknown to Unknown
Carsonia Park, Reading, PA, Date Unknown to Unknown
Unknown, Newburgh, NY, 1914 to ?
Description:PTC #29
Carousel Class:Classic Wood Carousel
Last Update:2011
Status:UNKNOWN
Model:#29
Year Built:1914
Type:3 rows, Park, All Wood composition
Comments:Carousel is unaccounted for. May have been lost in 1957 hurricane.

State of last known operation: Virginia


History:Ocean View Park, Ocean View, VA, 1919 to 1958
Park:Ocean View Park
Description:PTC #48
Carousel Class:Classic Wood Carousel
Last Update:2011
Status:FIRE
Model:#48
Year Built:1919
Type:4 rows, Park, All Wood composition
Comments:Believed to have been lost in the February 26th, 1958 fire at Ocean View Park.

State of last known operation: West Virginia


History:Terrapin Park, Parkersburg, WV, Date Unknown to 1917
Original Location Unknown, Date Unknown to Unknown
Park:Terrapin Park
Description:Herschell-Spillman
Carousel Class:Classic Wood Carousel
Last Update:2011
Status:MIA
Type:Unknown rows, All Wood composition
Comments:No record of carousel after 1917.

State of last known operation: Alberta
(Canada)


History:Callaway Park, Calgary, AB, 1981 to 1985
Storage, 1974 to 1981
Beverly Park, Los Angeles, CA, 1947 to 1974
Looff's Hippodrome, Santa Monica, CA, 1936 to 1947
Venice Pier, Venice, CA, 1929 to 1936
Fun Place, Ocean Park, CA, 1925 to 1929
Storage, Leavenworth, KS, 1917 to 1925
Park:Callaway Park
Description:Parker #316
Carousel Class:Classic Wood Carousel
Last Update:2012
Status:DISPERSED
Model:#316
Year Built:1917
Type:3 rows, Park, Wood
Comments:The carousel was in storage before being installed in 1925. Sold at auction November 1986. The carousel was used in the movie "Something Wicked This Way Comes.
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