The Legendary Palisades Park

The Legendary Palisades Amusement Park
The Legendary Palisades Amusement Park
A couple rides the merry-go-round in Palisades Amusement Park, New Jersey, May 31, 1945. (AP Photo/Charles K. Lucas)
The Legendary Palisades Amusement Park
The Legendary Palisades Amusement Park
Patsy Wallenda, 19, a member of the world famous high wire troupe, "The Flying Wallendas," poses atop a rocket ride at Palisades Amusement Park in Cliffside, Park, N.J., March 22, 1962. The Wallendas, famed high wire walkers, recently had tragic circus accident which took lives of two troupe members and seriously injured another performer. Despite the mishap, the troupe has refused to use safety nets for any of their performance in the circus at Palisades. (AP Photo)
The Legendary Palisades Amusement Park
The Legendary Palisades Amusement Park
The great Wallendas form a pyramid as they do their high wire act at Palisades Amusement Park, N.J., on April 14, 1962 where they headline the King Brothers-Sells and Gray Circus. Forming the human pyramid are Herman Wallenda, 61, in front; Karl Wallenda, 57, on top; and Gunther Wallenda, in back. Waiting on the platform is Helen Baade. The Wallendas, who perform without nets or safety devices, suffered a tragic accident in Detroit in January when two members of the troupe were killed and a third paralyzed. (AP Photo)
The Legendary Palisades Amusement Park
The Legendary Palisades Amusement Park
A couple oblivious to the photographer emerges from the Tunnel of Love in Palisades amusement park, New Jersey, May 31, 1945. (AP Photo/Charles K. Lucas)
The Legendary Palisades Amusement Park
The Legendary Palisades Amusement Park
A scenic roller coaster slides down in Palisades Amusement Park, New Jersey, May 31, 1945. (AP Photo/Charles K. Lucas)
The Legendary Palisades Amusement Park
The Legendary Palisades Amusement Park
A couple cling to each other on the dive bomber in Palisades Amusement Park, New Jersey, May 31, 1945. (AP Photo/Charles K. Lucas)
The Legendary Palisades Amusement Park
The Legendary Palisades Amusement Park
The bumper cars at Palisades Amusement Park, New Jersey, May 31, 1945. (AP Photo/Charles K. Lucas)
The Legendary Palisades Amusement Park
The Legendary Palisades Amusement Park
Sisters Michael Kevin, Michael Regina, and Elizabeth Ann, left to right, of St. Agnes Home of Sparkill, New York, play billiards at New Jersey's Palisades Amusement Park, June 20, 1966. The nuns were at the park escorting the children of their home to the annual New York City Police Anchor Club outing. (AP Photo) No Sales
The Legendary Palisades Amusement Park
The Legendary Palisades Amusement Park
General views in Palisades Amusement Park of the “Cyclone” roller coaster in New Jersey on Feb. 8, 1972, before center section was pulled down by bulldozers. (AP Photo/Marty Lederhandler)
The Legendary Palisades Amusement Park
The Legendary Palisades Amusement Park
General views of the "Cyclone" roller coast in Palisades Amusement Park, New Jersey on Feb. 8, 1972, before demolition. Man in structure who attached cables is John Leppert of Dumont, New Jersey. (AP Photo/Marty Lederhandler)
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