The Aero Joy Plane Company was an amusement ride manufacturer that existed from 1917 to approximately 1935. Incorporation On August 22, 1916, a new Pennsylvania state charter was issued to … Continue reading Aero Joy Plane Company
In 1938, West View Park purchased a new dark ride, Ride-N-Laff. It was installed and opened on May 8, 1938, the first day of the 1938 operating season. Ride-N-Laff was … Continue reading Ride-N-Laff at West View Park | 1938 – 1963
Take a look at this article and advertisement for West View Park on this day, 100 years ago, June 17, 1917, on page 2 of the Theatrical Section of The … Continue reading On this day at West View Park
West View Park had two roller coasters called Figure-8. The first Figure-8 was built in 1906 – for purposes of designation, this roller coaster will be called Figure-8 (1906) – for … Continue reading The Figure-8 Coasters of West View
West View Park opened on May 23, 1906, a Wednesday. Learn more about how the park was developed and who was on the first Board of Directors.
Katzenjammer Castle was a type of funhouse that was commonly seen in the 1890s through the 1910s. West View Park‘s version was constructed by T.M. Harton Company as part of … Continue reading Katzenjammer Castle | 1907-1914