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Sunday, November 2, 2014

Coolidge Park Carousel: Frog Wearing a Suit

Coolidge Park Carousel: Frog Wearing a Suit

This is seen at the Coolidge Park Carousel along the riverfront near downtown Chattanooga. For this carousel, they took a 115+ year old Detzel frame carousel and built 52 whimsical new seats for it. Each seat was well crafted with great attention to detail. Much of the work was done by Bud Ellis at Horsing Around studio with a team of talented craftspeople. The "Friends of the Carousel" spent 10 years on their labor of love meticulously transforming the old carousel remains which had been in storage for many years.

I have many more photos of this carousel at this gallery:

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