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Blueprints of Plans and Elevation Drawings for Various Fairground Rides, c1875 - 1939

Reference code: 178M15.34

Scope and Contents

Plans and elevation drawings for various fairground rides, including No.2 car track, Whirlwind racer, Switchback frames for J. Whiting, Weymouth Ghost Train, No.1 and No.2 Swoops, No.1, No.2, No.3, No.11, No.16 (alterations), No.33 (extension), No.47, No.52, No.54 and No.64 Arks, No.30 Noah’s Ark, No.31 Ark extension and No.4 alterations to the front for Frank Codona, cut out of motorcycle, Yo-Yo, No.8 Ghost Train, survey of ground for the Ghost Train Westover Amusement Park Bournemouth and Thompsons tunnel ride.


  • Creation: c1875 - 1939


Conditions Governing Access

Items are available to view by appointment in the NFCA reading room

Conditions Governing Use

Copies may be supplied or produced at the discretion of the National Fairground and Circus Archive, subject to copyright law and condition of the material


55 Item(s) ; Various sizes

Language of Materials

From the Fonds: English


Catalogued according to type

Repository Details

Part of the National Fairground and Circus Archive Repository

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