Colorado Carousels (page 2)

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Kit Carson County Carousel
Burlington, CO
The Kit Carson County Carousel was built in 1905 by the Philadelphia Toboggan Company. It was originally installed at the Elitch Gardens in Denver, CO. It was located there from 1905-1928. It was moved to the Kit Carson County Fairgrounds in 1928. The original motor still drives the carousel. The figures and artwork still have the original paint.

The carousel building has 12 sides. There are 25 horses, three camels, three deer, three giraffes, three zebras, three goats, two burros, one hippocampus, one dog, one lion, one tiger, and four chariots. All the figures are stationary. There is also a Wurlitzer Monster Military Band Organ from 1909. The carousel is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2.

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