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1. A Fond Farewell to the Orient Express A Fond Farewell to the Orient Express November, 2004 Author bids adieu to one of Kansas City's best known roller coasters, the Orient Express, which was dismantled prior to the 2004 season at Worlds of Fun. As part of his homage to the coaster, the author...

2. A Glimpse of History Presented by Geo. H. Porter Funeral Home A Glimpse of History Presented by Geo. H. Porter Funeral Home March//1980 Ad for George H. Porter Funeral Home with illustrations and a brief history about Carnival Park, an amusement park in Kansas City, Kansas, between 14th, Tauromee, 16th, and Armstrong Avenue, closed in...

3. A World of Variety at Worlds of Fun A World of Variety at Worlds of Fun Second Quarter//1973 Review of the new Worlds of Fun amusement park, the third "major theme park" in Missouri, with photos.

4. Before Electric Park: A Promenade of Early Kansas City Area Amusement Parks Before Electric Park: A Promenade of Early Kansas City Area Amusement Parks Spring 2006 The early Kansas City area parks featured in this article include: (1) Washington Park which was located in Independence, Missouri, and opened on July 4, 1887; (2) Fairmount Park which was located in the...

5. In the Fun City. ..Where No One Lives In the Fun City. ..Where No One Lives August 1972 Article about the landscape and building architecture going into the design of the new Worlds of Fun theme park, which "must be appealing."

6. Kiddie Land Remembered Kiddie Land Remembered September-December 2011 Article about the Red X Kiddie Land in Riverside, an amusement park for kids built in the 1960s by E. H. Young. "In approximately 1970 the equipment was requiring much maintenance and the novelty was wearing...

7. Lamar Hunt's Latest Word Lamar Hunt's Latest Word May//1973 Photos, illustration, and article about the new amusement park known as Worlds of Fun "[l]ocated only seven miles northeast of the downtown area in the rolling hills of Clay County." Owned by Lamar Hunt...

8. Main Street USA: Marceline Inspired Walt Disney's Imagination Main Street USA: Marceline Inspired Walt Disney's Imagination April 2007 Photos and description of Marceline, Missouri, where Walt Disney spent his childhood. Marceline was the blueprint for Disney's Main Street at Disneyland.

9. New Electric Park Advertisement New Electric Park Advertisement March 1, 1900 Half page advertisement for the New Electric Park at the terminal of the Heim Line. Features an illustration of the Dunlap Electric Illuminated Fountain, due to open to the public on May 27, 1900. It is...

10. Spotlight on Fun Spotlight on Fun June//1973 Article spotlighting the new Worlds of Fun theme park and its attractions, including roller coasters and other rides and shows.

11. The Greatest of Expositions The Greatest of Expositions May-August 1979 Description of the mostly demolished temporary amusement park structures of the 1904 World's Fair at Saint Louis, including Festival Hall, the original Ferris Wheel, the Missouri Building, the Floral Clock,...

12. The Hole Story The Hole Story Fall//1991 History of Silver Dollar City, an amusement park designed in the 1950s as "a replica of an old fashioned, Ozark town atop" a cave, and opened in 1960. Description and photos of its attractions, including...

13. The Journey Back to Winwood Beach The Journey Back to Winwood Beach July/August/September 2000 History of the development of the Winnwood Beach mural now hanging in the Clay County Courthouse Annex Building and the accompanying display case of photos and mementos. The mural was painted by Phil Stake...

14. The Scream Machines The Scream Machines June//1980 Article about the new Orient Express roller coaster at Worlds of Fun amusement park, comparing it to other amusement park roller coasters of the past.

15. Worlds of Fun Debut! Worlds of Fun Debut! May 1973 Illustrations and article about the opening of the Worlds of Fun amusement park in eastern Kansas City, comparing it to earlier amusement parks in the area.