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Title
Pike in Long Beach, then and now
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Creator
Sergieff, Mike
Contributor
Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation
Date Created and/or Issued
1988
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
Images available for reproduction and use. Please see the Ordering & Use page at http://tessa.lapl.org/OrderingUse.html for additional information.
Description
Title supplied by cataloger.
The Pike in Long Beach existed as a popular entertainment destination from 1902 until 1979. The Cyclone Racer, a dual-track (two trains could run at the same time), racing wooden roller coaster was created by Fred Church and built in 1930 by Harry Traver. It ran until September 1968.
Photograph caption reads, "Al Brown, family owned the Long Beach Pike, holds historic photos at the site of the amusement park." Photograph dated February 11, 1988.
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;29 x 36 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00076481
Herald Examiner Collection
HH_b021_f5_i28-7
CARL0000080186
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/24852
Subject
Amusement parks--California--Long Beach
Amusement rides--California--Long Beach
Roller coasters--California--Long Beach
Pike, The (Long Beach, Calif. : Amusement park)
Long Beach (Calif.)
Los Angeles Herald-Examiner photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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