Brass Ring Carousel Co. Replaces the Center Gear on the Historic Riverview Carousel

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The 1908 5-Row PTC #17 Carousel At Six Flags Over Georgia

Ready to Run for Another Century

Six Flags Over Georgia carousel building. Scott Fabbro photos

Six Flags Over Georgia carousel building. Scott Fabbro photos

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Austell, GA – This is how a grand, historic carousel should look when you approach it, clean, a bit pristine, with sights, sounds and smells of a simpler time. And for most riders, this is how the carousel looks and all they will ever see. Not that there is all that much more to see – just a pole and some braces – some gears leading to some other gears and some drive thing. Oh, and some grease.

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That’s what most would see if they visited the carousel’s inner housing. Overall, the engineering of the overhead jumping mechanism carousel is pretty basic, and has not really changed in a century...