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Antique "Ferris Wheel" @ Hollywood Arcade - Ocean City, NJ
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher
N 39° 16.543 W 074° 34.173
18S E 537128 N 4347462
Quick Description: A leftover from a wonderful bygone era of amusement, this 50's ride simulates a Ferris Wheel, taking the child around in a very small circle. With a maximum weight limit of 40 pounds, it is 6 feet at its apex.
Location: New Jersey, United States
Date Posted: 8/20/2010 10:02:20 PM
Waymark Code: WM9GY4
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member monkeys4ever
Views: 3

Long Description:

After beaching it all day, come in off the sand, cross over the boardwalk and enter this arcade. This vintage ride is among many other rides and is at the entrance to Hollywood Arcade along the boardwalk and overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. The machine lifts you up, over and around, and round, in a circle. Rides are fifty cents. The machine only takes quarters in on old fashioned coin collection box, which says Giant Ride on it.

This nostalgic antique has a yellow background with polka dots in the round field, behind this is a blue border and above the name of the arcade is painted. I have seen a few of these on the boardwalk, some are original and some have been customized like this one. The seat is red and made of metal. It is the furtherest coin operated ride to the right. Have fun!

Location: Arcade

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