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Museum Review: Five Cents to Dreamland: A trip to Coney Island New York Transit Museum (June 2017)


Railroads played a key role in developing resorts during the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. However, few North American transportation museums emphasize this. This exhibition chronicles how rail links led to the development of amusement parks at an urban beach resort in New York.

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Authors & Contributors
Nicholas A. Famoso
Elizabeth Varner
Samuel Merrill
Justin Sean Myers
H. Gregory McDonald
Cameron L. Liggett
IA. The Journal of the Society for Industrial Archeology
Medicina Historica
The Journal of Transport History
Technology and Culture
Icon: Journal of the International Committee for the History of Technology
Geological Society of America
Three Hills, an imprint of Cornell University Press
Peter Lang Ltd, International Academic Publishers
The College of William and Mary
Rutgers University Press
MIT Press
Industrial archaeology
Science and society
Excavations (archaeology)
Land transportation
Scarpa, Antonio
Darwin, Charles Robert
Clinton, Bill
Time Periods
21st century
20th century
20th century, late
19th century
20th century, early
New York (U.S.)
United States
Genoa (Italy)
London (England)
New York City (New York, U.S.)
West Point Foundry
National Museum of Korean Contemporary History
AutoWorld Museum (Belgium)
Department of the Interior, United States
Museu do Amanhã (Museum of Tomorrow)
Michigan Technological University

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