Another Antique PTC Carousel in Danger!

Another Antique PTC Carousel in Danger!

Post by Joe Schwar » Sun, 27 Aug 1995 04:00:00


Quote:
> Today's issue of The Boston Globe (8/25, Pages 25 and 31) has
> a story on The Carousel Under the Clock -- one of 26 original
> hand-carved PTC Carousels that remain in operation, and which
> was saved at the auction of Paragon Park; Hull, Massachusetts
> in 1985.  The Carousel was bought, restored and operated by a
> group of local businessmen since then.  
> A decade later, they report they're losing money and are tried
> of investing $1M per year into maintenance of the antique
> Carousel for which they make NO money for!  The owners have put
> the ride up for sale.  8^(  Locals who love the Carousel are
> hoping the MDC will buy the ride and maintain it on-site in Hull.
> If that doesn't happen, the locals are hoping the ride is sold
> in full to a theme park which will keep the ride in tact.  If that
> doesn't pan, the ride will be sold off piece by piece, and another
> classic PTC Carousel will ride off into the history books...

Y'know, I don't recall seeing a carousel at Holiday World (Santa Claus,
IN).  I think a classic carousel would fit in quite nicely at America's
oldest (and most traditional) theme park.

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