The links below provide access to a sampling of articles from historic newspapers that can be found in Chronicling America. You can further explore the topic of "Roller Coasters" using the following search strategies:
Use the following terms in combination, proximity, or as a phrase: roller coaster, scenic railway, switchback railway, thriller, Coney Island, Luna Park, Olympus, Palisades, Starlight
It is important to use a specific date range if looking for articles for a particular event in order to narrow your results. To narrow your results for this topic, search between 1873 and 1920.