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Once upon a park

The Forest Park Amusement Park, which was located at the current-day intersection of Des Plaines Avenue and the Eisenhower Expressway, had numerous rides, including Shoot the Chute, shown here. The flat bottomed boat would slide down a ramp into a lagoon. The ride and lagoon were flanked by roller coasters. On the right side of this photo […]