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Paving Thames Street, Newport
  • Crowds, Laborers, Road construction, Road rollers, Signs (Notices), Stores & shops, Streets
  • Image shows the paving of Thames Street in Newport, Rhode Island. Laborers are shoveling dirt from the street into a cart pulled by two horses. A steam roller is parked further down Thames Street. Crowds gather along the street to watch.
Paving Thames Street, Newport
  • Crowds, Laborers, Road construction, Road rollers, Signs (Notices), Stores & shops, Streets
Thames Street, West Side, Newport
  • Crowds, Laborers, Road construction, Road rollers, Signs (Notices), Stores & shops, Streets
Paving Thames Street, Newport
  • Crowds, Laborers, Road construction, Road rollers, Signs (Notices), Stores & shops, Streets
Easton's Beach, Newport; Roller coaster
  • Easton's Beach, Newport; Roller coaster
  • Bathing suits, Beaches, Children, Roller coasters
  • Image shows The Old Mill roller coaster. Figures sit and stand on beach in foreground.
Souvenir folder of Oakland Beach, R.I.
  • Beaches, Coastlines, Oceans, Roller coasters
  • Front Beach, showing roller coaster, Oakland Beach, R.I.
Newport Beach
  • Airplanes, Amusement rides, Beaches, Roller coasters
  • Image shows small plane flying over beach. Figures are on beach and swimming in water. A roller coaster is on beach center right. Farms are in background.
Crescent Park
  • Aerial photographs, Amusement parks, Bodies of water, Buildings, Roller coasters
  • Aerial view of Crescent Park, an amusement park on the waterfront. A roller coaster, carousel, and dock are seen among buildings and trees.
Russian Toboggan at Rocky Point, R.I.
  • Amusement parks, Parks, Roller coasters, Trees
  • Russian Toboggan roller coaster at Rocky Point park in Warwick, R.I.
Broadway, opposite City Hall, Newport
  • Carts & wagons, Horses, Roller skating, Stores & shops
  • Image shows shops along Broadway opposite City Hall. People walk along sidewalks and horse drawn carts and carriages are in street. A sign for roller skating is on center shop.
Easton's Beach, Newport
  • Beaches, Pavilions, Roller coasters
Easton's Beach, Newport
  • Beaches, Pavilions, Roller coasters