The Baby Boomer eMuseum

Sports & Recreation

Coney Island's Steeplechase Park
and the Cyclone, Tornado, and Thunderbolt coasters and parachute jump
Coney Island Coney Island parachute jump
Believe it or not, the Thunderbolt coaster was built on top of a pre-existing house (formerly the Kensington Hotel).  The situation was memorialized in Woody Allen's movie Annie Hall.  Fred Moran, the coaster's owner/operator, lived in the house.

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