"This Carousel was built in 1906 in Abilene, Kansas by C.W. Parker who was known as the king in he manufacture of amusement rides. It consists of 40 basswood horses, 3 abreast , and 2 metal boats. The centre row has Herschell/Spillman or Armitage/Herschell horses. The inside and outside rows have Parker Jumper Horses. It is balanced
from a centre post and is powdered by a 5 hp electric motor. Through a series of belts and clutches, it travels at approximately 4 miles per hour."
......of course we all had a ride, a laugh and a wonderful afternoon.