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Water Coaster
  • Water Coaster
  • Cyanotype of a water coaster ride. Two coaster cars travel up the slide on tracks. A coaster car is sliding down the down slope into a pool in the foreground. Onlookers stand at the edge of pool.
Congratulating the winner
  • Awards, Coaster cars, Contests, Racing, Recreation
  • Two children sitting in soap box derby cars shaking hands. The boy on the right is holding a trophy.
Racers at starting line
  • Coaster cars, Contests, Racing, Recreation
  • Two drivers in soap box derby cars travelling down a ramp at the start of a race. A man in a suit is seen standing on the ramp in the background.
Racers at starting line
  • Coaster cars, Contests, Firearms, Racing, Recreation
  • Two drivers in soap box derby cars at the top of a ramp. In the foreground, a man is holding a starting pistol in the air.
Weighing-in before race
  • Coaster cars, Contests, Racing, Recreation, Weights & measurement
  • Two adults seen weighing a soap box derby car with a balance scale. Two children are seen in the foreground and spectators are seen behind a fence.
Preparing vehicle for race
  • Coaster cars, Contests, Racing, Recreation
  • View of a boy in a helmet lubricating the wheels of his soap box derby car. Other tools are seen behind him.
Soap Box Derby trophy being presented to winner
  • Awards, Coaster cars, Contests, Racing, Recreation
  • A man in a suit handing a large trophy with a car on top to a boy wearing a helmet that reads "Rocket" at a soap box derby. Other children and adults are gathered behind the two.
Racers on Home Stretch
  • Coaster cars, Contests, Racing, Recreation
  • View down a four lane street of three soap box derby cars racing toward the finish line. Spectators are seen behind fences on both sides of the street.
R.I. Soap Box Derby
  • Children, Coaster cars, Contests, Racing, Recreation
  • Image shows a child behind the wheel of a soap box car. He wears a helmet with "Rocket" written across the front. Children watch from the sidelines and lean on a fence.
R.I. Soap Box Derby
  • Awards, Children, Coaster cars, Contests, Racing, Recreation
  • Image shows two of the competitors of the R.I. soap Box Derby. The racer on the left wears a helmet reading "Bobby" and the car has a U.S. Junior Chamber of Commerce sticker on its side. The winner is on the right, he wears a helmet reading "Rocket
R.I. Soap Box Derby
  • Awards, Children, Coaster cars, Contests, Racing, Recreation
  • Image shows two of the competitors of the R.I. soap Box Derby. The racer on the left wears a helmet reading "Bobby" and the car has a U.S. Junior Chamber of Commerce sticker on its side. The winner is on the right, he wears a helmet reading "Rocket
R.I. Soap Box Derby
  • Awards, Children, Coaster cars, Contests, Racing, Recreation
  • Image shows two of the competitors of the R.I. soap Box Derby shaking hands. The racer on the left wears a helmet reading "Bobby" and the car has a U.S. Junior Chamber of Commerce sticker on its side. The winner is on the right, he wears a helmet