U.S. Patents for Carousels and Related Rides

Links on the left provide access to roller coaster-related patents on the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) server. This content is provided by the USPTO. Links on the right provide access via Google Patents, which may provide easier image viewing as well as serving patent pdfs. For more information, return to the patent home page.

This page contains the first division of rotating rides, including tracked roundabouts, in which the path of motion is approximately horizontal and circular. Carousels, circular swings, and himalaya-type rides are included. Occupant-propelled roundabouts are placed in a separate table on this page. Playground-scale rides are largely excluded.

Other rotating and swinging rides are on the following pages:
Ferris wheels
Other flat rides (possibly including carousel-like rides not identified here)

Miscellaneous rides are on the other rides page or the other amusement devices page.

also on this page

carousels and related rides

Occupant-powered roundabouts

patent number issue date inventor/ assignee patent title [comment] google link
333448 12/1885 Crispin Centricycle or bicycle 333448
457619 8/1891 Peter Roundabout [bicycle roundabout] 457619
475256 5/1892 Stutzman Roundabout [bicycle roundabout] 475256
480477 8/1892 Schäfer Roundabout [bicycle roundabout] 480477
498484 5/1893 Noonan & Schmill Polycycle 498484
533838 2/1895 Brannan Circle cycle 533838
570739 11/1896 Sustins et al Roundabout [bicycle roundabout] 570739
589408 9/1897 Brannan Circle cycle 589408
605629 6/1898 Brannan Circle cycle 605629
634857 10/1899 Smith Bicycle whirl 634857
665393 1/1901 Barto Cycle merry-go-round 665393
819580 5/1906 McKinney Merry-go-round 819580
832459 10/1906 Cruz Merry-go-round [bicycle roundabout] 832459
832902 10/1906 Hambright & Powell Merry-go-round [bicycle roundabout] 832902
840299 1/1907 Cisco Amusement device 840299
843908 2/1907 Olson Carousel 843908
857605 6/1907 Dayton Amusement apparatus 857605
899172 9/1907 Levy Amusement apparatus 899172
965644 7/1910 Mendenhall Roundabout amusement apparatus 965644
1011984 12/1911 Menges Roundabout 1011984
1269988 6/1918 Westerfield/ Cycle-Flyer Cycle flier [occupant propelled circular swing] 1269988
1275834 8/1918 Bolyki Carousel 1275834
1318986 10/1919 Gadecki Carousel 1318986
1325374 12/1919 Pilushczak Carousel 1325374
1334727 3/1920 Wilkens Pleasure machine [bicycle roundabout] 1334727
1393629 10/1921 Lewandowski & Katafiasz Merry-go-round [muscle-powered] 1393629
1397939 11/1921 Unger Amusement device [racing bicycle roundabout] 1397939
1435648 11/1922 Maxwell Merry-go-round 1435648
1439765 12/1922 Seawell Swinging carousel 1439765
1466845 9/1923 Maxwell Merry-go-round 1466845
1479737 1/1924 Prencel & Hoffman Merry-go-round 1479737
1503548 8/1924 Moyer Amusement device 1503548
1521498 12/1924 Armstrong Merry-go-round 1521498
1538647 5/1925 Newsbaum Amusement device [racing bicycle roundabout] 1538647
1543020 6/1925 Lombard Merry-go-round 1543020
1567010 12/1925 Speck Swing 1567010
1640848 8/1927 Norris Combination teeter-totter and merry-go-round 1640848
1670882 5/1928 Eckberg Whirlpool wheel [aquatic roundabout] 1670882
1709273 4/1929 Millikan Rotary swing [portable] 1709273
1880139 9/1932 Hume Amusement device 1880139
2119988 6/1938 Gundrey Rotary swing or roundabout 2119988
D174173 8/1955 Fowler Pedal actuated roundabout D174173
2730366 1/1956 Etherington Occupant propelled amusement device 2730366
2797099 6/1957 Somers Amusement ride 2797099
3749399 7/1973 Fedor & Polo Occupant propelled round-about devices 3749399

Carousels, Himalaya Rides, Circular Swings, etc.

patent number issue date inventor/ assignee patent title [comment] google link
442 10/1837 Rowe Circular railway and car [hand-cranked roundabout] 442
7419 6/1850 Scripture Roundabout/ Flying-Horse [Mechanical Galloping Horses] 7419
78043 5/1868 Belknap Roundabout/Device for propelling pleasure-boats [horse power] 78043
89700 5/1869 Sturdy & Young Velocipede/ Circular velocipede 89700
94234 8/1869 Newhall & Cummings Flying horse machine [circular swing] 94234
101609 4/1870 Graves Revolving swing [wind or hand power] 101609
117336 7/1871 Schneider Carrousel/Improvement in carrousels 117336
127174 5/1872 Lansing Improvement in whirligigs [railed horse roundabout] 127174
148141 3/1874 Reynolds Circular swing/Improvement in circular swings 148141
148891 3/1874 Lowery et al Revolving swings/Improvement in revolving swings [horse power] 148891
151197 5/1874 Bolton Roundabouts/Improvement in roundabouts [aquatic] 151197
167941 9/1875 Schaeffer Roundabout/Improvement in roundabouts 167941
171878 1/1876 Steel Carousal or roundabout/Improvement in carousals or roundabouts 171878
176590 4/1876 Brigham Improvement in merry-go-rounds 176590
235669 12/1880 Coloney Swimming apparatus 235669
239601 4/1881 Carl Carrousel 239601
240061 4/1881 Wellard Carrousel [wind powered] 240061
244376 7/1881 Carl Carrousel 244376
247858 10/1881 Thöni Roundabout 247858
261290 7/1882 Wyke & Bancroft Flying velocipede [bicycle roundabout] 261290
261734 7/1882 Larson Rotary swing [horse or human power] 261734
263243 8/1882 Sturm Circular railroad or round about 263243
266907 10/1882 Silabon Roundabout [Sea On Land] 266907
274228 3/1883 Schulze Roundabout 274228
288018 11/1883 Clifford Merry-go-round 288018
288898 11/1883 West Roundabout 288898
291621 1/1884 Oldroyd Roundabout 291621
314881 3/1885 Sassack Roundabout [rotating observation tower] 314881
325386 9/1885 Bliven Circular traveling device [for carrying passengers] 325386
340977 5/1886 Campi Swing 340977
345414 7/1886 Coudyser Polycycle 345414
345787 7/1886 Jennings Merry-go-round 345787
356037 1/1887 Goodwin Roundabout 356037
371412 10/1887 Blinkhorn & Key Roundabout 371412
372296 11/1887 Blinkhorn Roundabout 372296
384393 6/1888 Sassack Roundabout 384393
390379 10/1888 Looff Image [figure for merry-go-round] 390379
386358 7/1888 Simpson Wind propelled swing [roundabout] 386358
392155 10/1888 Kennett Marine and land merry-go-round 392155
396472 1/1889 Duncan Circular coaster 396472
409898 8/1889 Applegate Merry-go-round 409898
409972 8/1889 Johnson Merry-go-round [noncircular, for roller-skaters] 409972
410301 8/1889 Tyler Merry-go-round 410301
418833 1/1890 Allchin Merry-go-round, &c 418833
420758 2/1890 Allchin Roundabout 420758
437909 10/1890 Seymour Roundabout 437909
443492 12/1890 Bentley Merry-go-round 443492
445134 1/1891 Cronin & Adams Merry-go-round 445134
446182 2/1891 Frueh Roundabout 446182
448241 3/1891 Kay et al Roundabout 448241
451373 4/1891 Fowler Roundabout [walzing merry-go-round] 451373
461629 10/1891 Garland Roundabout [aquatic] 461629
473177 4/1892 Meissner Roundabout [ornamental attachment] 473177
474220 5/1892 Crowe Rotary observatory 474220
474658 5/1892 Hollingsworth Roundabout 474658
474659 5/1892 Hollingsworth Rotary pavillion 474659
475742 5/1892 Palmer Merry-go-round 475742
476597 6/1892 Baldwin Roundabout 476597
483530 10/1892 Buford Roundabout 483530
484409 10/1892 Criss Marine roundabout 484409
487490 12/1892 Motte Panorama [rotary] 487490
488686 12/1892 Batt Merry-go-round [free ride indicator] 488686
491087 2/1893 Cuplin Grand stand [rotating] 491087
496889 5/1893 Mott & Fearon Carrousel 496889
508994 11/1893 Sprague Merry-go-round 508994
512710 1/1894 Kay et al Roundabout 512710
514756 2/1894 Kennedy Platform railway 514756
515088 2/1894 Mumbrauer Merry-go-round [opposite rotations] 515088
516616 3/1894 Somers Merry-go-round [opposite rotations] 516616
527962 10/1894 Gardy Roundabout [aquatic] 527962
533393 1/1895 MacKenzie Amusement apparatus 533393
535272 3/1895 Baldwin Roundabout 535272
536853 4/1895 Darling Carrousel and panoramic apparatus 536853
540127 5/1895 Weston/ Halcyon Cycle Carrousel 540127
542690 7/1895 Steel Merry-go-round 542690
544230 8/1895 Kidder Merry-go-round 544230
555325 2/1896 Meissner Merry-go-round 555325
558114 4/1896 Rolland & Rolland Merry-go-round 558114
564409 7/1896 Howard Merry-go-round 564409
566945 9/1896 Talbot Merry-go-round 566945
572712 12/1896 Olson & Johanson Merry-go-round 572712
573577 12/1896 Dentzel Carousel [double decker] 573577
578354 3/1897 Newton & Bell Marine merry-go-round 578354
582756 5/1897 Meissner Roundabout [ornament for ride] 582756
583109 5/1897 Daniels Electric race horse carousel 583109
586699 7/1897 Soderberg Marine merry-go-round 586699
589390 8/1897 Hunter Carousel [two level] 589390
592870 11/1897 Holcomb Carousel [aquatic] 592870
593177 11/1897 Koehler Carousel [opposite rotations] 593177
598750 2/1898 Shoettle Merry-go-round and mechanical race track 598750
603099 4/1898 Ashton Roundabout 603099
603432 5/1898 Prescott Carousel 603432
603589 5/1898 Meissner Merry-go-round [attachment] 603589
604164 5/1898 Wilde & Hinchcliffe Roundabout [swan-boat carousel] 604164
604998 5/1898 Mangels Bicycle railway 604998
608081 7/1898 Sebolt Marine mery-go-round 608081
616041 12/1898 Vollmer Roundabout [kaleidoscopic effect] 616041
616923 1/1899 Hauskey Merry-go-round 616923
621726 3/1899 Wiemer & Wiemer Floating carousel 621726
623667 4/1899 Holloway Centrifugal merry-go-round 623667
628679 7/1899 Simmons Marine merry-go-round 628679
630003 8/1899 Olson & Johanson Merry-go-round [opposite rotations] 630003
637508 11/1899 Grimoin-Sanson & Allard Roundabout [jointed horse] 637508
643675 2/1900 Murdy Merry-go-round [circle swing] 643675
644478 2/1900 Tinney Bicycle carousel 644478
648266 4/1900 Johnson Merry-go-round [gear and crank mechanism] 648266
648792 5/1900 Redfern Aquatic carousel 648792
658927 10/1900 Ridgway Aquatic course 658927
661435 11/1900 Anderson/ Ariel Electric Pleasure railway or carousel [horse motion via additional rail] 661435
663948 12/1900 Weil System of roundabouts 663948
667466 2/1901 Sellers Merry-go-round 667466
669842 3/1901 Mangels Merry-go-round [paired gear mechanism for cranks] 669842
682440 9/1901 Weber Pleasure wheel 682440
689180 12/1901 Good/ Bollinger Merry-go-round [portable] 689180
693153 2/1902 Richardson Marine carousel 693153
693295 2/1902 Mangels Merry-go-round [telescoping mount mechanism] 693295
693968 2/1902 Hinchcliffe Roundabout [flying bird vehicles] 693968
697254 4/1902 Johnson Carousel 697254
703801 7/1902 Looff Merry-go-round 703801
708835 9/1902 Schofield Merry-go-round 708835
708873 9/1902 Doner Roundabout [suspended cars] 708873
709462 9/1902 Bollinger Merry-go-round [portable] 709462
710043 9/1902 Davidson Land, marine, or submarine merry-go-round 710043
716700 12/1902 Fromm Merry-go-round 716700
716755 12/1902 Porter Amusement apparatus [fan-propelled circular swing] 716755
723162 3/1903 Kitterman Roundabout sailing apparatus 723162
723759 3/1903 Thompson Bathing machine [aquatic roundabout] 723759
728062 5/1903 Wilson Recreation device [submarine roundabout] 728062
728514 5/1903 Taylor Roundabout or pleasure railway 728514
730521 6/1903 Doner Pleasure tower [circular swing] 730521
740206 9/1903 Voris Pleasure seeking or merrymaking device [marine merry go round] 740206
749941 1/1904 A. F. Mueller Amusement apparatus [carousel variant] 749941
750472 1/1904 Meffert Water carousel 750472
754532 3/1904 Austen & Bradwell Scenographic apparatus [illusion with rotating seating area] 754532
754533 3/1904 Austen Scenographic apparatus 754533
758341 4/1904 Traver & Nichols/ Traver Circle Swing Amusement apparatus [circle swing] 758341
760469 5/1904 Mueller Amusement apparatus 760469
762531 6/1904 Holtman Merry-go-round 762531
765093 7/1904 Miller Aquatic carousel 765093
765952 7/1904 Armitage/ Armitage-Herschell Company Roundabout 765952
766107 7/1904 Francovich Moving platform [circle race] 766107
768084 8/1904 Smith Combined wind wheel and carousel 768084
769045 8/1904 Appleby Carousel 769045
767124 9/1904 Randolph Hygienic amusement bath and swimming school [aquatic equestrian merry-go-round] 767124
769690 9/1904 Daniels & Yourtee Roundabout 769690
771382 10/1904 Morgenthau Pleasure Boat 771382
773292 10/1904 MacDonald & Veale Portable street or road carousel 773292
774757 11/1904 Keen Circle Swing 774757
786290 4/1905 Hosse & McEwen Roundabout 786290
788258 4/1905 Goodfellow Pleasure railway [travelling carousel] 788258
791046 5/1905 Praul Merry-go-round or carousel 791046
793236 6/1905 Schlueter Revolving amusement apparatus 793236
794148 7/1905 Garvey Circle swing 794148
797347 8/1905 Degenhardt Carousel 797347
800386 9/1905 Milligan Amusement apparatus [top-shaped roundabout] 800386
801669 10/1905 Maxim Device for producing illusionary effects 801669
803171 10/1905 Koppel Amusement device [tracked carousel] 803171
804147 11/1905 Maxim Roundabout [Flying Machine] 804147
807802 12/1905 Auld Bathing apparatus [aquatic roundabout] 807802
808796 1/1906 Wirth Amusement device [portable carousel] 808796
812577 2/1906 Maloney Amusement device [circle swing] 812577
813953 2/1906 Dalton Amusement device [undulatory; may be wind-powered] 813953
815503 3/1906 Armitage/ Armitage-Herschell Riding gallery 815503
816689 4/1906 Stevenson Merry-go-round 816689
817156 4/1906 Carlson & Haywood Amusement apparatus [railed roundabout] 817156
817402 4/1906 Strickler/ Federal Construction Amusement apparatus [circle swing] 817402
820111 5/1906 Hermann Roundabout 820111
820118 5/1906 Johnston Amusement apparatus 820118
820901 5/1906 Ariztia Merry-go-round 820901
821409 5/1906 Fulton & Fulton Amusement apparatus [circle swing] 821409
822852 6/1906 Caswell/ Bushby Centrifugal swing 822852
824107 6/1906 Fowden Aquatic amusement apparatus 824107
826383 7/1906 Stein Merry-go-round 826383
826738 7/1906 Pattee Amusement device 826738
828073 8/1906 Tice Merry-go-round 828073
828636 8/1906 Bevington Carousel or merry-go-round 828636
829008 8/1906 Haslett Amusement device 829008
830687 9/1906 Traver/ Traver Circle Swing Circle swing 830687
830688 9/1906 Traver/ Traver Circle Swing Roundabout 830688
830838 9/1906 Ingersoll Amusement device [circle swing] 830838
831366 9/1906 Maxim Roundabout [circle swing with tilting axis] 831366
834166 10/1906 Reckweg Carousel 834166
835864 11/1906 Pattee Carousel 835864
836614 11/1906 Sutherland Aquatic roundabout 836614
837189 11/1906 Caffodio Amusement device [bicycle roundabout] 837189
837890 12/1906 Sharkey Carousel [in shape of top] 837890
840905 1/1907 Burke Water carousel 840905
842276 1/1907 Traver/ Traver Circle Swing Amusement apparatus [circle swing for children] 842276
843406 2/1907 Mangels Gear for merry-go-rounds [staggered gearing for cranks] 843406
848061 3/1907 Smith Amusement apparatus 848061
850411 4/1907 Armitage/ Armitage-Herschell Brace for roundabouts 850411
850431 4/1907 Herschell/ Herschell-Spillman Brace for roundabouts and analogous structures 850431
850448 4/1907 Stickney/ Herschell-Spillman Riding gallery 850448
850449 4/1907 Spillman/ Herschell-Spillman Brace for roundabouts and analogous structures 850449
854859 5/1907 Walsh Roundabout [circle swing] 854859
862157 8/1907 Healy Aquatic merry-go-round 862157
862777 8/1907 Westerman Amusement device [water whirl] 862777
864245 8/1907 Hutchinson/ Carlisle Recreation wheel 864245
864317 8/1907 Lockwood Air wheel 864317
865584 9/1907 Fulton & Fulton Portable amusement apparatus [circular swing] 865584
869801 10/1907 Pattee Amusement device 869801
871306 11/1907 Thurlow Merry-go-round [racing, with dance floor] 871306
874135 12/1907 Sulzer et al Amusement apparatus [racing roundabout] 874135
878168 2/1908 Whipple Pleasure-giving machine [roundabout with counter-rotating scenery] 878168
879143 2/1908 Cantrovitz Roundabout 879143
880040 2/1908 Rechweg Pleasure railway [circle swing variant] 880040
880769 3/1908 Wilson/ Fort Amusement device 880769
881505 3/1908 Vance Amusement apparatus 881505
883585 3/1908 Sweetwood Merry-go-round 883585
885406 4/1908 Vance Pleasure car and track 885406
886762 5/1908 Carlson Amusement apparatus [illusion ride] 886762
888247 5/1908 de la Mar Free carriage merry-go-round 888247
888983 5/1908 Exley Pleasure boat 888983
890558 6/1908 Dameron Amusement device [circle swing] 890558
901330 10/1908 Enochs Amusement device 901330
903004 11/1908 Riehl Aquatic merry-go-round 903004
907746 12/1908 Cooper Roundabout or merry-go-round 907746
910403 1/1909 de Martino Amusement device 910403
915276 3/1909 DeVito Merry-go-round 915276
921416 5/1909 Lauster Amusement device 921416
925402 6/1909 Vangezell Carousel 925402
925840 6/1909 Riehl Aquatic merry-go-round 925840
929130 7/1909 Hellieson Amusement apparatus 929130
937750 10/1909 Auchy Power mechanism for carousels 937750
938283 10/1909 Smith Carousel 938283
942010 11/1909 Powell & Miller Merry-go-round 942010
942041 11/1909 Ott/ Ott Circle Swing Merry-go-round 942041
951061 3/1910 Easton & Winkler Swing [circle swing] 951061
953266 3/1910 Healy Aquatic merry-go-round 953266
953808 4/1910 Walsh Merry-go-round 953808
954207 4/1910 Reynolds & McDonagh Amusement apparatus [concentric rings] 954207
954482 4/1910 Tulene Roundabout 954482
956243 4/1910 Welsh Amusement apparatus [galloping horse for roundabout] 956243
962608 6/1910 Ancil & Bollet Combined skating rink and merry-go-round 962608
963495 7/1910 Angwin Merry-go-round 963495
966134 8/1910 Stein Roundabout 966134
966135 8/1910 Stein Roundabout 966135
969068 8/1910 Linker Amusement device 969068
969313 9/1910 Van Sant Amusement apparatus 969313
973105 10/1910 Chamberlain Amusement apparatus 973105
973184 10/1910 Figge & Zebro Carousel 973184
973398 10/1910 de Ybarrondo Captive airship mechanism 973398
982128 1/1911 Davison Observation roundabout 982128
982993 1/1911 Rayner Roundabout [captive flying machine] 982993
984956 2/1911 Messer Rotary plunge-bath 984956
987023 3/1911 Spillman/ Herschell-Spillman Merry-go-round [powered by automobile mounted on platform] 987023
987419 3/1911 Whitlock Circular pleasure swing [with elevating means] 987419
988536 4/1911 Auchy Carousel bearing mechanism 988536
989280 4/1911 Palmer Merry-go-round 989280
991199 5/1911 Degenhardt Carousel 991199
994444 6/1911 Dammling Roundabout 994444
1011414 12/1911 Curran Amusement apparatus [roundabout] 1011414
1012280 12/1911 Robinson & Dale Roundabout [means for raising and lowering sweeps] 1012280
1015971 1/1912 F. Miller Roundabout 1015971
1022674 4/1912 Hazard Amusement device [airplane roundabout] 1022674
1023897 4/1912 Walsh Aeroplane roundabout [propelled by airplanes] 1023897
1024283 4/1912 Ricks Amusement device 1024283
1027068 5/1912 Reed & Snow Circle swing [ring] 1027068
1028543 6/1912 Cleghorn Amusement apparatus [tracked roundabout] 1028543
1030316 6/1912 McReynolds Amusement apparatus 1030316
1033716 7/1912 Lusse & Lusse Carousel 1033716
1034654 8/1912 Smith Aeroplane amusement apparatus 1034654
1040736 10/1912 Müller Carousel 1040736
1041008 10/1912 Brehman Roundabout [suspended variant] 1041008
1041187 10/1912 Steinert Roundabout 1041187
1049753 1/1913 Miller Merry-go-round 1049753
1058444 4/1913 Kohler/ Alleman Amusement device 1058444
1058536 4/1913 Bleiker/ Kohler Amusement device 1058536
1059825 4/1913 Brundage/ Parker Pivotal support [for carousel horse] 1059825
1059895 4./1913 Miller/ Parker Carousel 1059895
1061504 5/1913 Schleicher Amusement device [high speed roundabout] 1061504
1062702 5/1913 Gardy Amusement apparatus 1062702
1072181 9/1913 Shuyler Amusement racing device 1072181
1073449 9/1913 Tothill Merry-go-round 1073449
1082764 12/1913 Prior & Church Merry-Go-Round [Racing Derby] 1082764
1086742 2/1914 Wright/ Frey Floating merry-go-round 1086742
1087722 2/1914 Brundage/ Parker Carousel 1087722
1088558 2/1914 Farnum Carousel or merry-go-round 1088558
1099899 6/1914 Trostler Amusement device [aquatic carousel] 1099899
1102866 7/1914 Brundage/ Parker Knockdown carousel 1102866
1104145 7/1914 Sharkey Carousel 1104145
1107287 8/1914 Gibson Amusement device 1107287
1112305 9/1914 Lusse & Lusse Animal mount or support for carousels 1112305
1114958 10/1914 Bisbee Amusement device [airplane roundabout] 1114958
1116508 11/1914 Smith Roundabout 1116508
1120245 12/1914 Schädel Carousel [flying jenny] 1120245
1121748 12/1914 Miller Carousel 1121748
1124770 1/1915 McRae & Blom/ Centrifugal Aeroplane Circle swing 1124770
1124950 1/1915 Reagan & Marks Roundabout [marine] 1124950
1127361 2/1915 Johnson Merry-go-round [suspended horses] 1127361
1130217 3/1915 Tothill Merry-go-round 1130217
1135099 4/1915 Decker Amusement device [rocking mechanism for horses] 1135099
1141821 6/1915 Muller Amusement apparatus [airplane roundabout] 1141821
1156151 10/1915 Kohler/ Sea Swing Roundabout for aquatic use 1156151
1168089 1/1916 Mangels Carousel [portable] 1168089
1171220 2/1916 Mangels Carousel [portable, with sectional platform] 1171220
1179232 4/1916 Shewan Roundabout 1179232
1179972 4/1916 Stickney/ Herschell-Spillman Merry-go-round [cornice shields as rounding board connectors for portable carousels] 1179972
1181187 5/1916 Troutman Carousel 1181187
1182682 5/1916 Hess Amusement apparatus 1182682
1186659 6/1916 Jaenecke/ Herschell Co. Animal mount for carousels 1186659
1192226 7/1916 Reagen/ Schwartz Amusement device 1192226
1193094 8/1916 Wendt Floating merry-go-round 1193094
1199446 9/1916 Wendt Duplex merry-go-round with display racks 1199446
1201839 10/1916 McCoole Captive aeroplane [training or amusement] 1201839
1202710 10/1916 Hartmeister Roundabout [elevating rotary swing] 1202710
1203453 10/1916 Armitage Amusement device [portable airplane roundabout] 1203453
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Miller/ Parker Sectional platform for carousels 1204681
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1217280 2/1917 Cramer/ Herschell-Spillman Seat hanger for carousels 1217280
1222622 4/1917 Guiliano Amusement apparatus 1222622
1228011 5/1917 Fisher Amusement device 1228011
1230103 6/1917 Bowditch/ Auchy Portable horse hanger and coupling for carousels 1230103
1230104 6/1917 Bowditch Cornice lock for carousels 1230104
1230998 6/1917 Cramer/ Herschell-Spillman Seat actuating mechanism for carousels 1230998
1241138 9/1917 Morris/ Parker Carousel 1241138
1251305 12/1917 Troy Rotary machine 1251305
1259992 3/1918 Jaenecke/ Herschell Co. Hanger for carousels or merry-go-rounds and the like 1259992
1263370 4/1918 Brundage & Miller/ Parker Carousel [portable] 1263370
1271892 7/1918 Habeshan Knockdown merry-go-round 1271892
1272250 7/1918 Gibson Amusement device [improvement of 1107287] 1272250
1274993 8/1918 Cramer/ Herschell-Spillman Electric lighting system for carousels 1274993
1286177 11/1918 Fisher Amusement device 1286177
1286716 12/1918 Morris/ Parker Carousel [horse mounting] 1286716
1293393 2/1919 Feltman Amusement riding device 1293393
1293821 2/1919 Lloyd Merry-go-round 1293821
1295145 2/1919 Fisher Amusement device 1295145
1296417 3/1919 Mangels Amusement apparatus [Luna] 1296417
1301476 4/1919 Michael Amusement riding device 1301476
1302088 4/1919 Prior & Church Amusement device [Racing Derby improvement] 1302088
1319643 10/1919 Chapman Amusement device [airplane roundabout] 1319643
1320235 10/1919 Johnson Circular swing 1320235
1327725 1/1920 Morris/ Parker Carousel 1327725
1333407 3/1920 Gibson Amusement device [airplane roundabout] 1333407
1337820 4/1920 Butcher Amusement apparatus 1337820
1345647 7/1920 Waters Amusement device 1345647
1357995 11/1920 Kitterman Roundabout sailing apparatus [continuous train] 1357995
1358246 11/1920 Radabaugh/ Monoflyer Captive monoflier 1358246
1362864 12/1920 Haunson Amusement apparatus 1362864
1368568 2/1921 Metzger/ Union Tank & Pipe Circle swing 1368568
D58056 6/1921 Anderson Amusement aeroplane [vehicle for circle swing] D58056
1395175 10/1921 Chinn Merry-go-round 1395175
1397938 11/1921 Unger et al Amusement device [portable aerial swing] 1397938
1399582 12/1921 Sayih Amusement device [concentric circles] 1399582
1400497 12/1921 Cudlipp amusement device 1400497
1400802 12/1921 Colgate Truck supported knockdown circle swing 1400802
1403205 1/1922 Snider Revolving swing [airplane roundabout] 1403205
1409381 3/1922 Johnson Amusement vehicle [trackless train or roundabout] 1409381
1419578 6/1922 Metzger/ Security Amusement Engineering Amusement apparatus 1419578
1421683 7/1922 Garvey & Miner Captive aeroplane 1421683
1426314 8/1922 Pasturczak/ Szulk Roundabout [musical] 1426314
1426418 8/1922 Simon Amusement park device 1426418
1436371 11/1922 Traver Collapsible passenger carrying car for aeroplane swings 1436371
1437534 12/1922 Marx Carousel [truck-mounted] 1437534
1439478 12/1922 Maynes Amusement ride [Caterpillar] 1439478
1451605 4/1923 Adelson & Adelson Carrousel [truck-mounted] 1451605
1455128 5/1923 Uzzell Carrousel [Frolic improvement?] 1455128
1461322 7/1923 Maynes Amusement apparatus [caterpillar] 1461322
1470911 10/1923 Burrows Merry-go-round steeplechase 1470911
1473914 11/1923 Marmon Amusement device [railed marine roundabout] 1473914
1473980 11/1923 Traver Aeroplane swing 1473980
1476180 12/1923 Reagen/ Wohl Merry-go-round [improvement to 1192226] 1476180
1477429 12/1923 Colgate Bearing device for circle swings 1477429
1478743 12/1923 Jaenecke/ Spillman Engineering Attachment for carrousels 1478743
1495917 5/1924 Mangels Figure [construction of horse for carousel] 1495917
1501613
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3/1927
Maynes Amusement ride [caterpillar improvement] 1501613
RE16569
1504366 8/1924 Maynes Amusement railway 1504366
1510941 10/1924 Jones Merry-go-round 1510941
1512957 10/1924 Traver Amusement device [seaplane or aeroplane swings] 1512957
1521478 12/1924 Reeves Sail control [for carousel boats] 1521478
1521944 1/1925 Hague Amusement device [with wheels or sliders for ice] 1521944
1531500 3/1925 Pickett Merry-go-round hub 1531500
1537427 5/1925 Fisher Roundabout 1537427
1537475 5/1925 Kudler Roundabout 1537475
1548747 8/1925 Reeves Roundabout [simulating sailboats] 1548747
1552146 9/1925 Haithwaite Amusement apparatus or roundabout [Hey-Dey] 1552146
1556597 10/1925 Gibert Amusement device 1556597
1558134 10/1925 Whiteley Amusement device 1558134
1559219 10/1925 Burrow Amusement device 1559219
1563122 11/1925 Uzzell Portable amusement riding device [circle swing] 1563122
1579173 3/1926 Altmann Flying roundabout 1579173
1580757 4/1926 Nichols Amusement riding device [oval suspended] 1580757
1582015 4/1926 Morris/ Parker Carrousel 1582015
1583287 5/1926 Fisher Roundabout 1583287
1601661 9/1926 Watson/ Bender Merry-go-round 1601661
1605687 11/1926 Morris/ Parker Carousel 1605687
1609668 12/1926 Spillman Horse supporting device for merry-go-rounds [for Over-the-Jumps] 1609668
1609922 12/1926 Wiig Roundabout 1609922
1616476 2/1927 Traver Amusement apparatus [circle swing] 1616476
1625877 4/1927 Wood & Metzger/ Amusement Engineering Amusement apparatus [centrifugal swing] 1625877
1626204 4/1927 McGinty Swing 1626204
1627192 5/1927 Maynes Drive for amusement rides 1627192
1627570 5/1927 Melcher Merry-go-round 1627570
1631331 6/1927 Pinto Carrousel 1631331
1632692 6/1927 Blackburn Roundabout and like amusement apparatus 1632692
1641707 9/1927 Strigl Roundabout 1641707
1643499 9/1927 Hulsman Roundabout 1643499
1647623 11/1927 Henkel Aquatic carousel 1647623
1651487 12/1927 Traver Amusement device 1651487
1652474 12/1927 Garvey Rotary swing or captive aeroplane 1652474
1656805 1/1928 Wood/ Melville Amusement apparatus 1656805
1660012 2/1928 Moore & Adams Amusement device [undulating tracked kiddie roundabout] 1660012
1672959 6/1928 Spillman Driving mechanism for amusement devices [cable drive] 1672959
1693724 12/1928 Morris Carousel driving mechanism 1693724
1696500 12/1928 Morris Carrousel 1696500
1707516 4/1929 Foss Vehicular amusement device 1707516
1707687 4/1929 Sellner Amusement apparatus [Tilt-a-Whirl improvement] 1707687
1713703 5/1929 Lester Amusement apparatus [jumping roundabout] 1713703
1717003 6/1929 Boldizzoni Amusement apparatus 1717003
1727490 9/1929 Spillman Driving mechanism for merry-go-rounds 1727490
1729379 9/1929 Garcia Merry-go-round [bicycle roundabout] 1729379
1732248 10/1929 Traver Amusement ride [Tumble Bug] 1732248
1734064 11/1929 Vaszin Amusement device 1734064
1734856 11/1929 Irsch/ Jones Amusement ride 1734856
1739945 12/1929 Britton & McCormack Amusement device 1739945
1741246 12/1929 Maynes Amusement ride 1741246
1745719 2/1930 Sellner Amusement device [Tilt-a-Whirl] 1745719
1756832 4/1930 Maynes Amusement ride [Dragon (?)] 1756832
1767626 6/1930 Traver Amusement ride [Tumble Bug] 1767626
1779651 10/1930 Whiteley Amusement apparatus [tracked roundabout] 1779651
1791655 2/1931 Bisch Air-pilot-training device and the like 1791655
1797392 3/1931 Adams Merry-go-round [aquatic, wind-powered] 1797392
1818647 8/1931 Prönnecke Merry-go-round [double deck] 1818647
1822632 9/1931 Spillman Cable drive 1822632
1824720 9/1931 Irsch Amusement ride 1824720
1827303 10/1931 Traver Amusement ride [Tumble Big] 1827303
1834238 12/1931 Dos Santos Amusement apparatus 1834238
1838300 12/1931 Di Leonardo Aquatic amusement apparatus 1838300
1847211 3/1932 Cramer passenger carrying amusement device 1847211
1847569 3/1932 Maynes Amusement ride [Magic Carpet (?)] 1847569
1902381 3/1933 Shepherd Amusement device [rotary swing] 1902381
1903995 4/1933 Graham Amusement device 1903995
1906443 5/1933 Bisch Aviator training or amusement device 1906443
1912174 5/1933 Bisch Device to train aviators or for amusement purposes [tethered airplane roundabout] 1912174
1919467 7/1933 Jewell Amusement apparatus 1919467
1922983 8/1933 Smith Merry-go-round [with signaling system] 1922983
1941024 12/1933 Stanzel Amusement apparatus [airplane roundabout] 1941024
1945697 2/1934 Mallon Amusement and training apparatus 1945697
D92311 5/1934 Howe Amusement device [airplane roundabout] D92311
1965039 7/1934 Hunt Amusement device [airplane roundabout] 1965039
1996923 4/1935 Jacobsen Merry-go-round 1996923
2017099 10/1935 Kuzel Amusement device 2017099
2063468 12/1936 Spillman Amusement device 2063468
2069686 2/1937 Shepherd Amusement apparatus 2069686
2090166 8/1937 Whiteley Amusement device 2090166
2094397 9/1937 Cortes Apparatus for amusement and instruction in aviation [airplane roundabout] 2094397
2107196 1/1938 Bartlett Amusement apparatus 2107196
2142169 1/1939 Bisch/ Bisch-Rocco Amusement device [Flying Scooter] 2142169
2152679 4/1939 Bisch Amusement device 2152679
2162877 6/1939 Bisch Amusement device 2162877
2163360 6/1939 Bisch/ Bisch-Rocco Amusement device [Flying Scooter] 2163360
D115224 6/1939 Wendler/ Herschell Amusement device [continuous train roundabout; Moon Rocket?] D115224
2169403 8/1939 Bartlett Amusement apparatus 2169403
2195588 4/1940 Spillman Track connection [for inclined roundabout] 2195588
2195805 4/1940 Baker Amusement device [jumping roundabout] 2195805
2200864 5/1940 Spinelli Roundabout [with irregular counter-rotating track] 2200864
2202543 5/1940 Walker & Hahne Amusement riding device 2202543
2209549 7/1940 Zebulske/ Spillman Engineering Amusement ride [Silver Streak: inclined axis roundabout having cars with varied inclination] 2209549
2209550 7/1940 Zebulske/ Spillman Engineering Amusement ride [Silver Streak variant] 2209550
2211876 8/1940 Barnard amusement ride 2211876
2225008 12/1940 Harrison Roundabout or carrousel [tangent circles] 2225008
2225411 12/1940 Feltman Amusement ride 2225411
2239542 4/1941 Stanzel Amusement ride device 2239542
2255013 9/1941 Maynes Amusement apparatus [roundabout with passenger-controlled elevation] 2255013
2282763 5/1942 Kennedy Amusement device 2282763
2303770 12/1942 Stoneback amusement device 2303770
2304341 12/1942 Dennis Roundabout 2304341
2312533 3/1943 Eyerly Aerial merry-go-round 2312533
2362190 11/1944 Cortés Apparatus for amusement and instruction in aviation [imp. to 2094397] 2362190
2364699 12/1944 Eastman Amusement or instruction device 2364699
2389456 11/1945 Piesch Merry-go-round on water 2389456
2399332 4/1946 D'Errico Amusement ride 2399332
2408479 10/1946 Pooler Roundabout 2408479
2412060 12/1946 Psaila Novelty amusement air ride apparatus 2412060
2428607 10/1947 Bartlett Amusement ride 2428607
2431421 11/1947 Reed Airplane amusement device 2431421
2433807 12/1947 Bartlett Amusement ride 2433807
2434486 1/1948 Chatelas/ Moreau Roundabout [motions of horses] 2434486
2436014 2/1948 Messier Circularly swung captive glider 2436014
2439974 4/1948 Holman Commutator [for tracked roundabout] 2439974
2456648 12/1948 Restall Passenger-operated roundabout 2456648
2469498 5/1949 Decker & Decker Carousel [toy or ride] 2469498
2488930 11/1949 Parkerson/ Bisch Amusement device [cab for roundabout] 2488930
D156023 11/1949 Mitchell/ Chambers Amusement ride car [Turtle] D156023
2509944 5/1950 Skelley Undulating track roundabout 2509944
2513607 7/1950 Webb Merry-go-round 2513607
2525458 10/1950 Peterson Collapsible roundabout [circle swing] 2525458
2540013 1/1951 Skreberg Rotatable floor 2540013
2541586 2/1951 Jones Vertically undulating track roundabout 2541586
2546917 3/1951 Bergen Vertical axis roundabout [kiddie roundabout] 2546917
2550974 5/1951 Corsere Vertical axis roundabout 2550974
2564542 8/1951 Milbourn Amusement device 2564542
2570981 10/1951 Psaila Vertical axis circular swing 2570981
2621929 12/1952 Jackson Vertically undulating platform roundabout 2621929
D169229 3/1953 Tober/ Herschell Amusement ride car [in form of tank] D169229
D170649 10/1953 McKee Merry-go-round for children D170649
2659601 11/1953 Siverts Roundabout amusement device 2659601
2698178 12/1954 Williams Vertical axis roundabout [kiddie ride] 2698178
2704666 3/1955 Tyler Rotary amusement ride 2704666
D174295 3/1955 Sneed Carrousel-type amusement device [Tubs-O-Fun] D174295
D174965 6/1955 Rettie Mobile carousel [truck mounted] D174965
2721081 10/1955 Sipior Amusement roundabout 2721081
D178330 7/1956 Williams Carousel D178330
2765168 10/1956 Taylor Carousel 2765168
2819899 1/1958 Thumberg Amusement ride [motorized but small] 2819899
2822173 2/1958 Bartlett Amusement ride [Rodeo] 2822173
2842364 7/1958 Hutchison Amusement apparatus of the carousel type 2842364
2862711 12/1958 Quemore Children's amusement ride [animal-powered] 2862711
2866643 12/1958 Keefer & Thompson/ National Amusement Device Merry-go-round 2866643
2869871 1/1959 Mitchell Amusement ride device [roundabout with passenger-controlled elevation] 2869871
2873972 2/1959 Bartlett Amusement ride 2873972
2895735 7/1959 Bartlett Amusement ride [Flying Coaster] 2895735
2922648 1/1960 Bradley Amusement ride [Helicopter] 2922648
2950109 8/1960 Forbush Electric fan propelled merry-go-round 2950109
2983509 5/1961 Haug/ Klaus Merry-go-round [Satellite Jet] 2983509
2992824 7/1961 Lew'chuk Flying saucer amusement ride [kiddie roundabout] 2992824
3006642 10/1961 Bartlett Amusement ride [roundabout] 3006642
3034785 5/1962 Graham Amusement apparatus [projectile-shooting enclosed roundabout] 3034785
3086774 4/1963 Winton Safety seat and mounting means in combination therewith 3086774
3101943 8/1963 Bartlett Amusement ride 3101943
3104103 9/1963 Haug Merry-go-round [simplification and improvement of 2983509] 3104103
3116060 12/1963 Bartlett Amusement ride [roundabout with arcuate ride car; Jolly Caterpillar?] 3116060
3153536 10/1964 Bartlett Passenger carrying roundabout 3153536
3155389 11/1964 Winton Roundabout amusement ride 3155389
3179408 4/1965 Bartlett Amusement ride [Flying Coaster improvement] 3179408
3201118 8/1965 Goggi Floating towing device [water ski roundabout] 3201118
3219344 11/1965 Tober Amusement ride [roundabout with shooting game] 3219344
3297319 1/1967 Chereau Merry-go-round 3297319
3356365 12/1967 DeShano Carrousel with relatively movable track supporting car members for selectively changing the track undulations 3356365
3408068 10/1968 Winton Roundabout amusement device 3408068
3417991 12/1968 Novak Merry-go-round having track supported vehicles with selective brake systems for controlling their speed 3417991
D213057 12/1968 McGinnis/ Disney Rocket amusement ride D213057
D213888 4/1969 Gurr/ Disney Rocket amusement ride car D213888
3455549 7/1969 Forbush Fan-propelled merry-go-round 3455549
3603583 9/1971 Bartlett Passenger participation amusement ride 3603583
3666264 5/1972 Bartlett Roundabout amusement ride with jump ramp 3666264
3698710 10/1972 Schwarzkopf Merry-go-round 3698710
3787046 1/1974 Clem/ Virginia Amusement Carrousel-type amusement device 3787046
4007926 2/1977 Ottaway Mobile amusement ride 4007926
D251132 2/1979 Reverchon Combined amusement ride and building structure [himalaya] D251132
4513960 4/1985 Barber & Comstock Undulating amusement ride apparatus 4513960
4576373 3/1986 Spieldiener et al Aerial amusement ride [Barnstormer] 4576373
D286313 10/1986 Kurzweil/ Disney Amusement ride [elephant roundabout] D286313
4767117 8/1988 Maio Amusement ride and game 4767117
4898377 2/1990 Roche Roundabout with climbing effect fitted with an airplane 4898377
4903959 2/1990 Barber Horizontal ferris wheel 4903959
4917374 4/1990 Petz Transportable power driven carousel 4917374
4936569 6/1990 West Carousel apparatus 4936569
4982949 1/1991 Ulferts Merry-go-round 4982949
5303603 4/1994 Boots Method for imparting cyclic vertical motion to carousel animals 5303603
5676601 10/1997 Saunders Carousel apparatus 5676601
5820469 10/1998 Nobbs/ Chance Flying vehicle ride [Aviator] 5820469
5935011 8/1999 Morgan et al/ Universal Wheelchair accessible carousel vehicle 5935011
6790146 9/2004 Comand/ Zamperla Apparatus for amusement [interactive roundabout (Fire Brigade)]
[application 2004/0116194]
6790146
7666103 2/2010 Pondorfer & Petrie/ Cottingham Amusement ride [StarFlyer]
[application 2005/0239563]
7666103
7854660 12/2010 Crawford et al/ Disney Amusement park ride providing free-flying experience
[application 2009/0209357]
7854660
8162768 4/2012 Nemeth & Crawford/ Disney Telescoping-arm round ride for amusement parks
[application 2011/0312428]
8162768
8303426 11/2012 Crawford et al/ Disney Round ride with passenger-initiated motion profile
[application 2012/0040766]
8303426
8313389 11/2012 Crawford & Nemeth/ Disney Ring carousel ride
[application 2012/0052961]
8313389
8317632 11/2012 Nemeth & Crawford/ Disney High and low flyer ride
[application 2012/0058833]
8317632
8342976 1/2013 Crawford & Nemeth/ Disney Gravity slide ride system
[application 2012/0088592]
8342976
8371951 2/2013 Nemeth & Crawford/ Disney Rider-controlled swing ride
[application 2012/0149479]
8371951
8371952 2/2013 Nemeth & Crawford/ Disney Round ride with contoured and rotating track
[application 2012/0172139]
8371952
8388458 3/2013 Buhler/ Disney Round ride with lateral flight
[application 2012/0172138]
8388458
8480501 7/2013 Nemeth & Crawford/ Disney Round ride with vehicle suspended from support arm
[application 2012/0238372]
8480501
8517847 8/2013 Crawford & Nemeth/ Disney Omnitable ride system
[application 2013/0059670]
8517847
8517848 8/2013 Crawford & Nemeth/ Disney Ring carousel ride
[application 2013/0040744]
8517848
8591346 11/2013 Crawford & Nemeth/ Disney Gravity slide ride [rotating]
[application 2013/0090175]
8591346
8834281 9/2014 Hilsen et al/ Disney Deployable elevated maintenance platform for round ride
[application 2014/0243106]

Last revised 16-Sep-2014

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