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40 vintage photos of amusement parks that show how glamorous they used to be

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Everything was more glamorous back in the day - flying , hotel bars , shopping malls , the list goes on.
Even amusement parks, which are undoubtedly unglamorous today, were places that called for dressing up years ago.
We rounded up 40 photos of amusement parks around the world taken from the 1930s to the 1970s to show you what a day at the park used to be like.
Keep scrolling to see vintage roller coasters, slides, bumper cars, and more. Amusement parks were a little simpler back in the day.
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A dragon on the Hell-N-Back ride at Rockaway's Playland in Rockaway, New York...
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