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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 New Spin on Fun A New Spin on Fun September 8, 2005 Description and illustrations of the new Patriot roller coaster opening in the spring at Worlds of Fun. Length: 3,081 feet; height: 149 feet; first drop: 123 feet; top speed: 60 mph; ride time: 2 minutes,...

3. Electric Park (2nd), Lake Electric Park (2nd), Lake Postcard of Lake in Electric Park (2nd)

4. Electric Park (2nd), Night view Electric Park (2nd), Night view Postcard view of night scene at Electric Park (2nd)

5. Electric Park (2nd), Tower and Bandstand Electric Park (2nd), Tower and Bandstand Postcard of Electric Park (2nd), Tower and Bandstand at Night

6. Jewish Man Showcases Model Roller Coasters at Union Station Jewish Man Showcases Model Roller Coasters at Union Station June 3, 2011 For more than 20 years, Randal Strong-Wallace has been building model roller coasters. Currently his "Project 31: The Roller Coasters of Worlds of Fun," will be on exhibit at the Union Station. Article...

7. Roller Coaster Riders Roller Coaster Riders circa 1930s-1940s People riding a wooden roller coaster at an unidentified amusement park.

8. Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 3, 1896-1907, Page p370 Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 3, 1896-1907, Page p370 1896-1907 Southeastern part of early Kansas City in the area of the second Electric Park opened in May, 1907 at Paseo Boulevard and 46th Street, showing streets, additions and park structures and attractions. Large...

9. 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.

10. 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.

11. Winnwood Beach, the Atlantic City of the Midwest Winnwood Beach, the Atlantic City of the Midwest July 31, 1996 Discussion of the history and development of Winnwood Beach by Frank Winn approximately in 1912. The resort included three lakes, a water slide, picnic area, children's beach, roller coasters, and 300...