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I liked the old playground.  I particularly miss the 'scalding slide' and the monkey bars.

I haven't seen a seesaw, merry-go-round (weee!) or tall metal slide in decades.

Vintage Dumbo Playground Spring Toy Teeter Totter Merry go Round

At Lake Grove Swim Park we had this very same spring toy on the playground.

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"Witches Hat"---Old Playground Merry-go-round in my inner courtyard playground of my dream house!

Not sure if this was exactly "deadly", but I remember a similar one in a playground near my Oma's apartment in Germany, circa mid-80s.

The Rocking Horse - bashed my teeth on the horses head more than once.


Once Upon a Playground by Brenda Biondo offers a visual tour of early and mid-century playgrounds

vintage playground equipment | Picnics in the Park: Vintage Playground Equipment

The kids and I recently visited Atlantis Park for the first time. Atlantis Park is in the city of Garden Grove and it was built in the

Also probably not deadly, but widespread. Cleveland Zoo had/has one, and I have seen one in a park in Corsicana, TX (and maybe also the Dallas Zoo).

Vintage Playground Equipment (With Fun Pictures)

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Playground equipment catalog from 1975 Story Book themes

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Unfortunately unsourced photo of McDonald's Captain Crook's Spiral slide, repainted with red and white striping!

Old Photos of Captain Crook’s Spiral Slide! Shared, in order, with captions, by: Thomas Anthony Rux “Old School: Tommy at McDonald’s Playground @ Military/Roosevelt.

J.E. Burke Company add more colorful #playground equipment to choose from in the 1960's

Burke Company add more colorful equipment to choose from in the