Oakland Zoo Carousel, Outside The Oakland Zoo

Three Images Repeated Around The Top
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Just three images repeated around the top of the carousel. One was that of a gorilla as shown here.


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A Tiger Image
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The image of a tiger was just one of three that decorated the top of the carousel.


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The Elephant Image Atop Carousel
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The image of an elephant was just one of three images that decorated the top of the carousel and repeated around the top edge.


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Tiger, Cheetah, And Zebra
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Three of the animals to ride on the carousel were a tiger, and next to that a cheetah, and furthest from the camera the zebra.


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Zebra And American Eagle
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Two of the animals to ride were a zebra nearest, and an American eagle just behind it.


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Elephant With Trunk In Air
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An elephant with its trunk held high in the air was one of the animals to ride.


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Kids Paid To Ride
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Only the kids that actually rode animals had to pay. The parents that just stood could ride for free.


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Ride Operator Wore A Hawaiian Shirt
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The carousel operator walked around the carousel to inspect it before energizing it to rotate. That operator wore a Hawaiian shirt that day.


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The Carousel Was Popular
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The carousel was a popular ride because even one year old children could ride with the help of parents.


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Fabric Curtains Rolled Up
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Fabric curtains that could be lowered to close the carousel, were rolled up and swagged behind the decorative carousel top.


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A Giraffe With Blue Harness
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One of the taller animals on the carousel was the giraffe, here with a blue harness around its head.


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Entire Carousel In Safety Mirror
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A spherical safety mirror was alongside the fence next to the carousel. Its convex surface provided a view of the entire carousel in context.


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