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Carousel In the Park
Gage Park
Topeka, KS
Carousel Name:Carousel In the Park
Park:Gage Park
Description:Herschell-Spillman
Carousel Class:Classic Wood Carousel
Last Update:2016
Status:Active
Year Built:1908
Type:3 rows, Portable, All Wood composition
Figures:23 Jumping Horses, 13 Menagerie Animals (1 Camel, 1 Deer, 2 Dogs, 1 Goat, 2 Pigs, 2 Rabbits, 2 Roosters, 2 Zebras), 2 chariots
Music:Band Organ: Wurl 125 duplicate
Comments:22 horses and 2 zebra are wood. One horse (Parker style) and remaining menagerie figures are aluminum. Chariots are the Indian Chief with Goat head & Boy with Goose. The carousel uses the original "Grasshopper" style jumping mechanism.
History:Unknown, Philadelphia, PA, 1908 to ?
Longview Amus. Park, Longview, TX, 1947 to 1957
Boyles Joyland, Topeka, KS, 1957 to 1987
Gage Park, Topeka, KS, 1987 to present
Directions/Hours:From I-70, take Gage Blvd. Exit. Go South to 6th St. Turn Right on 6th and Left at Zoo Parkway - then Right on Reinch Pkwy. Operates: May 7 to Labor Day: 7 days/week; weekends from Apr 1 to May 7 and during Sept & Oct.
Mailing Address:215 E.7th - Room 259, Topeka, KS, 66603
Telephone:785-368-3838
Website:www.visittopeka.com/listings/Gage-Park-Mini-Train-Carousel/108/

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