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OCTOBER, 2002

The October issue of CAROUSEL features a variety of articles on the outdoor amusement industry. 

  • The History of Train Shows discusses the Hagenbeck-Wallace Circus train tragedy and the philanthropic actions of the Showmen’s League.
  • Oregon-based Butler Amusements hosted the midway at the Riverside County Fair and National Date Festival in Indio, California. The midway was set up in two locations on the grounds
  • Talk a brief stroll Down Memory Lane and view some of the equipment that was found on the Childress Shows’ midway.
  • Do You Remember lifts off with the Flying Saucer ride that was manufactured by Garbrick Manufacturing.
  • Midway personality features show artist Dennis Kline whose artistic talents have even gotten him into an exhibit at the Louvre in Paris.

  • Manufacturer’s Showcase is a greatly expanded version that offers a comprehensive industry Buyer’s Guide. Hundreds of companies that like to do business with the outdoor amusement industry are listed by category and the individual entries incorporate information on who, where and what. A great resource that will be used many times over.

  • Regular features including Midway Talk, Direct From the Lots, Modeler’s Corner, and classified ads.

  • Watch for the expanded Modeler's Corner in the December issue. Great ideas in carnival modeling from those who create them.