Above left: Children survey the aftermath. The Ark, Coal Mine, Merry-Go-Round, gone forever. Paradise lost.

Above right: The twisted remains of the Jack & Jill Slide.

Left: Another view of Jack & Jill Slide.

Below: Most of the pier and Casino survived.

Above: Looking toward Old Orchard Street. Noah's Ark and Coal Mine and the Moon Ride reduced to ashes. The Palace Playland pavilion looms in the background.
Above right: Ironically, the only recognizable objects amongst the ruins are the Moon Ride's fleet of five Pretzel cars, still eerily queued as if awaiting yet another journey through the ill-fated ride in which the inferno originated.
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