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Shoot-the-Chute, Luna Park, Rexford, NY, c. 1906
Shoot-the-Chute, Luna Park, Rexford, NY, c. 1906
TitleShoot-the-Chute, Luna Park, Rexford, NY, c. 1906
Date of Original1906?
DescriptionCopy of a black-and-white photograph looking down the chute of the Shoot the Chutes attraction at Luna Park amusement park, Rexford, NY. Riders of the attraction rode a boat down a chute into a lagoon. To the left of the chute, trolley tracks and the trolley station are visible. Across the tracks the park dance hall/roller skating rink can be seen (left edge), as well as the park theater called The Awakening.
NotesThe Luna Park amusement park opened in Rexford, NY in 1906. It was known at various times as Dolle's Park, The Colonnade, and Rexford Park. The park ceased operations by the mid 1930s and was dismantled in 1935. This image is reproduced as Figure 83 in 'The Amusement Park at Rexford' by George A. Farrall.
Subject.TGMAmusement parks
Amusement rides
Corporate NameLuna Park
LocationRexford-Saratoga County- New York
CDLC DP TopicArchitecture
Business & Industry
Format of Originalphotograph; b&w; 3 1/2 x 5 1/2 in. (8.9 x 14 cm.)
TypeStill image
SourcePapp Historical Publications, 58 Woodlawn St., Schenectady, NY 12306
Resource IdentifierIAA00167
Publisher of DigitalClifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library
Date of Digital2008-10-14
Format of Digitalimage/jpeg
Digital CollectionTown of Clifton Park History Collection, Images of America (1996)
Holding InstitutionClifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library