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Amusement Park Patton Tank Kiddie Ride

March 3rd, 2009 · 5 Comments

We had restored this piece years ago for a client and it turned out fantastic. So when he offered to trade it back to us for some other items I jumped at the chance and now it sits in the Retroplanet.com world headquarters.

The tank was one of the cars in an amusement park ride [...]

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Tags: Blogs with Videos · Coin Operated Rides · Restorations by Vintage Vending Inc. · Unique & Unusual

Champion Kiddie Ride Restored

September 2nd, 2008 · 20 Comments

“Ride the Champion” — Kiddie Horse Ride
Children’s coin-operated rides first appeared on the scene in the late 1940’s. At that time, cowboys were all the rage, and the most famous of all was Gene Autry. For every child aspiring to be a cowboy, there was the coin-operated ride named after Autry’s horse, “Champion”. We restored [...]

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Tags: Coin Operated Rides · Restorations by Vintage Vending Inc. · Unique & Unusual

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