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Carousel in the Park
Gage Park
Topeka, KS
Carousel Name:Carousel in the Park
Park:Gage Park
Carousel Class:Classic Wood Carousel
Last Update:2021
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 repro
Comments:22 horses and 2 zebra are wood. One horse (Parker style) and remaining menagerie figures are aluminum. Chariots are Indian Chief with Goat head and boy with Goose. The carousel uses the original "Grasshopper" style jumping mechanism.
History:Unknown, Philadelphia, PA, 1908 to ?
Longview Amusement 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. Visit the website or call for more information and hours of operation.
Mailing Address:215 E.7th - Room 259, Topeka, KS, 66603
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