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Fernbrook Park
Shavertown (Dallas), Luzerne County, PA

The park had at least one roller coaster:

  • PTC/Herb Schmeck 1926-?1

The park was on the same Trolley Line as that used for Harvey's Lake

Below are some rare photos of the coaster at Fernbrook Park. Very few known photos from this park exist.

Warning: all photos are copyrighted

Opened: ?

Closed: ?

Location: Where Offset Paperback Company now stands.

Remains: Now a printing company, no remains

Trolley Park: Yes

Article - Northeast PA Journal

Web Site - Northeast PA Lost Parks


It was only 75 feet tall but does this look like a great ride or what?

This was Philadelphia Toboggan Company's (now Philadelphia Toboggan Coasters) fifty ninth ride. The designer was the famous Herbert P.  Schmeck.

The photos were taken during or just after construction in 1926.

 Warning: all photos are copyrighted - DO NOT COPY

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