Travel Photography Photos tagged as carousel
Since Music was such an important part of a carrousel ride, the Museum includes an exhibit on how the Music Box and roll paper worked. This is from the left side of the machine that punched holes in multiple rolls of paper (based on a master roll) to duplicate music rolls.
This is a diagram of how the Peforating Machine used a master roll to make copies of music that a music box could 'read' to play music.
How an Allan Herschell Carrousel looked in action. This factory made Carrousel's specifically for county fairs and carnivals.
Samples of the paper rolls used to play various tunes in a music box during a carrousel ride.
Photo is supposed to be a man tuning the notes (I think)
This is the entrance to the Carrousel Factory and Museum. It is actually in Tonawanda, NY which is a little bit north of Buffalo. Carrousel is also spelled carousel.
This was actually made in Towanda, NY where the Wurlitzer Organ Factory also was.
The Wurlitzer Music Box (or Organ) was also made in Towanda, where the Carrousel Factory is located.