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Title
Aerial view of The Pike
Alternative Title
Security Pacific National Bank Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
Circa 1940
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.
Aerial view of fairly deserted Pike amusement park south of Ocean Blvd. in Long Beach and the surrounding streets. The Pike extends to the ocean's edge while beach flanks both sides of the amusement park.; Started in 1902, The Pike ran until 1979. The Cyclone Racer was created by Fred Church, built in 1930 by Harry Traver and was a dual-track (two trains could run at the same time), racing wooden roller coaster. It stopped operating in September 1968.
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;20 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00074673
Security Pacific National Bank Collection
A-007-215 4x5; Long Beach-Amusement parks-The Pike.
CARL0000078258
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/115924
Subject
Amusement parks--California--Long Beach
Amusement rides--California--Long Beach
Waterfronts--California--Long Beach
Roller coasters--California--Long Beach
Aerial photographs
Long Beach (Calif.)--Aerial views
Long Beach (Calif.)
Pike, The (Long Beach, Calif. : Amusement park)

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