Moving the Astroland Rocket

Oh wow.  An icon of Coney Island and nostalgic symbol of enthusiasm for the Space Age, the 14,000 lb Astroland Rocket was moved today…  To Where?  We don’t know yet.

video courtesy of magicalthemeparks on YouTube

Sady Sullivan

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Sady Sullivan is Director of Oral History at the Brooklyn Historical Society.
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3 Responses to Moving the Astroland Rocket

  1. I would love to see this on a video.

  2. Bruce says:

    Robin, I took the video. The rocket was not placed on a truck as of yet, but lowered to the ground.


  3. Robin says:

    Hi Sady,
    It’s great that someone captured this moment but too bad they didn’t show it being loaded on its truck. The videos are a nice addition to the blog!

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