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Imagine riding on a roller coaster, ferris wheel, and carousel in San Francisco.  Too, imagine bumper cars, a dark house, a fun house, and the “Diving Bell,” a metal chamber that took people under water and then returned them to the surface with a resounding splash.  All this and more was found at Playland (or Playland at the Beach), the largest amusement park in the city.  Resembling Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, Playland was located at the city’s western edge, next to Ocean Beach.  (more…)


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