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Title
Whip and the roller coaster
Alternative Title
Security Pacific National Bank Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
[ca. 1920?]
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
Part of the amusement park on the Abbott Kinney Pier in Venice. Directly below is the attraction known as the Whip, next to the Great American Racing Derby (with cars). In the upper part of the picture are the tracks of the Big Dipper Roller Coaster. Most of the pier was later destroyed in a December 1920 fire. Came picture as 00008867.
Type
Image
Format
1 photograph :b&w
Photographic prints
Identifier
00008861
Security Pacific National Bank Collection
Venice-Amusement parks; A-000-291 4x5
CARL0000010788
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/83240
Subject
Amusement parks--California--Venice (Los Angeles)
Roller coasters--California--Los Angeles
Amusement rides--California--Venice (Los Angeles)
Lost architecture--California--Venice (Los Angeles)
Venice (Los Angeles, Calif.)

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