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Cheyenne Mountain Zoological Park
Colorado Springs, CO
Park:Cheyenne Mountain Zoological Park
Description:Allan Herschell Ideal Two-Abreast
Carousel Class:Classic Wood Carousel
Last Update:2020
Model:Ideal Two-Abreast
Year Built:1925
Type:2 rows, Portable, All Wood composition
Figures:20 Jumping Horses, 2 chariots
Music:Band Organ: 1999 Stinson, Wurl 146 (in storage)
Comments:Carousel restored 1998-99 by Will Morton. Horses have metal legs. Center pole 8" hinged to base. 36' dia. at cornice. 12 sweeps Wt. Originally powered by 10 HP double-cylinder gas engine.
History:Original Location Unknown, Date Unknown to Unknown
Possibly Chicago World's Fair, Chicago, IL, 1933 to 1933
Storage, Unknown, Unknown, 1934 to 1936?
Allan Herschell Co, North Tonawanda, NY, 1936? to 1937
Cheyenne Mtn. Zoo, Colorado Springs, CO, 1937 to present
Directions/Hours:Exit 138. West on Lake Ave. Left at Broadmore Hotel. Left on Cheyenne Mtn. Zoo Rd to gate. Visit the website or call the zoo for days and hours of operation.
Mailing Address:4250 Cheyenne Mtn. Zoo Rd, Colorado Springs, CO, 80906
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