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Cool Vid: Coney’s Parachute Jump in Action at the 1939 World’s Fair

January 28th, 2009 · 2 Comments

Coney Island’s Parachute Jump was originally part of the 1939-40 New York Worlds Fair. Here it is in action at the Fair.

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  • 1 deborah matlack // Jan 29, 2009 at 10:55 am

    Alas, I was born too late.

  • 2 Brenda from Flatbush // Jan 29, 2009 at 1:38 pm

    Nifty video find! I have always wondered what the actual ride would have looked and felt like. What a shame it couldn’t be brought back!!!