Particularly interesting are the ones of the Rub-A-Dub ride, as it is clearly related to the patent which Ed Morgan received in November of 1973 (USD229,354). The boats are seen on page 4 of the brochure. There is also a carousel with a Griffin styled seat which I had not seen before.
I'll be posting more images over the next couple of weeks.
|A Subsidiary of Rio Grande Industries|
|Rio Grande Era Carousel?|
|Ed Morgan 1973 Boat Patent|
Any guesses where this may be?
And some new coaster images:
In November 2012, Sansei Yusoki Co., Ltd., of Osaka, Japan, acquired 77.3% of S&S...
Re: any guesses where this might be? It may be the Mill Pond ride at AstroWorld in Houston; I know they had a Von Roll skyride (AstroWay) and the building in the background could be the shops in Americana. Refer to a photograph of the park's scale model: https://astrodomememories.org/items/show/639ReplyDelete
By the way, Rub-a-Dub was a different ride at AstroWorld, but it was characterized as a gentle ride through storybook pages, while Mill Pond was more bumper cars on water. Thanks for sharing the brochure!ReplyDelete