Take a Look at Coney Island in the 1940s
If you’re wondering what Coney Island had to offer guests in 1940, look no further than the video below.
See the sights and attractions of the famous New York destination, which features a smorgasbord of rides, live entertainment and much more.
For an extended (and onride) look at the Cyclone, jump to 7:28. The wooden coaster was only 13 years old at the time.
While of course much has changed since 1940 for Coney Island, there are still remnants of the area’s rich history to see today. The Coney Island History Project website features some really great photos, video and more information if you’re interested in learning more.
What would have been your favorite ride or attraction at Coney Island in 1940? Share in the comments section below.