A sad story of ruins

A sad story of ruins
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Title: A sad story of ruins

Coney Island amusement park fire. Caption: "A sad story of ruins--On the left is wreckage of what once was the world-renowned Mile Sky Chaser. On the right are the ruins of another famous Luna Park attraction, the Dragon's Gorge, where the fire is said to have originated."

Date: 1944
Location: Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Coney Island (New York, N.Y.)
More Details: On verso: date stamped: Aug. 13, 1944.
Title from caption on verso.
Collection: Coney Island
Subject: Amusement parks
Amusement rides
Institution: Brooklyn Public Library, Brooklyn Collection.
Medium: Gelatin silver prints.
Photographic prints.
Rights: Copyright restrictions apply to the use of this image. For more information or to obtain a photographic reproduction of this image, contact the Brooklyn Collection at Brooklyn Public Library
ID: CONE 0088