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Color Standard Print Crafted from the 35 + year collection of industry aficionado Jeremy Kennedy, comes one of the most fascinating publications to ever spotlight Amusement Ride’s second golden age. Coasters, kiddies, verticals, wheels, transports, splashers, flats, virtual rides, and even skyscrapers are all celebrated in this magnificent retrospective of press releases, theme park public relations materials, travel brochures, and ride manufacturer promotional profiles. From the popular to the peculiar, Hang on Tight! leaves no story untold. With over 300 historic park, carnival, and manufacturing promo images - all presented in scrapbook form, you'll be intrigued with the technologies, stories, and in some cases, demise of the great midway amusements of the mid-20th Century through the new wave '80s. Author Jeremy Kennedy, deviates from his work in project management, to extract an engaging 281 pages of media and promotional materials -many of which have never been seen since they were first released to small audiences in the amusement and carnival industries. His most ambitious work to date, Hang on Tight! celebrates the wonders of amusement engineering crowned in the 1950s, through the 1980s. Hang on Tight! is available in softback, hardback, and digital formats.
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