Fairground Rides 1945-63

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Fairground Rides 1945-63

Postby nicholahope » 03 Apr 2004, 21:31

Hi
I am writing a thesis on Fairgrounds from 1945 to 1963. Does any one know the names of rides that newly emerged during this period?

Many thanks! :shock:
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Postby mathmos » 14 Oct 2008, 14:37

here you go- meteorite 1958, jets 1952, flying coaster 1961, paratrooper(upright)1960, twist 1959, rotor 1950. -hope that helps a bit!
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Postby steven mills » 24 Jun 2009, 23:19

charles thurston skid built in 1947 at stretham street london by r j lakin
it was brand new to charles thurston
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Fairground Rides 1945 63

Postby Georgefumb » 05 Mar 2016, 11:09

Does anyone know the fairground sound effects they are used often on rides are they software or pre recoded by the operator?
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Re: Fairground Rides 1945-63

Postby steven mills » 30 May 2018, 18:18

all the photo's that were at NFA sheffield of vintage machines plus more as well are now
on the forum called all the fun of the fair on the internet
hope this helps for futher research :D :D :D :D :D :D 8) 8) 8) 8) 8) 8) 8) 8)
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Re: Fairground Rides 1945 63

Postby steven mills » 30 May 2018, 18:22

Georgefumb wrote:Does anyone know the fairground sound effects they are used often on rides are they software or pre recoded by the operator?


on vintage machines like skid jets dodgems orbiter back in the day this was done
by ride operator on the microphone but nowadays it is a jingles machine eg it's number one
hope this helps :D :D :D :D :D :D 8) 8) 8) 8) 8) 8)
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