Flyer Roller Coaster Sign in 1964 & 2023

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An aerial view of the CNE Midway at night, highlighting the Shell Oil Tower and the Flyer roller coaster. The Flyer was unveiled at the 1953 CNE. It cost about $185,000 to construct and could thrill over 26,000 riders on a busy day. In 1992, the mighty wooden roller coaster was dismantled. One of the Flyer’s illuminated signs was put on display at the 2023 CNE, near the Princess Margaret Fountain at Exhibition Place.

1964/2023 – An aerial view of the CNE Midway at night, highlighting the Shell Oil Tower and the Flyer roller coaster. The Flyer was unveiled at the 1953 CNE. It cost about $185,000 to construct and could thrill over 26,000 riders on a busy day. In 1992, the mighty wooden roller coaster was dismantled. One of the Flyer's illuminated signs was put on display at the 2023 CNE, near the Princess Margaret Fountain at Exhibition Place
1964/2023 – An aerial view of the CNE Midway at night, highlighting the Shell Oil Tower and the Flyer roller coaster (CNE Archives)
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  • Photo: Denise Marie for TorontoJourney416
  • Vintage Photo: CNE Heritage

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