One of the reasons we went to the Chahinkapa Zoo in Wahpeton North Dakota was to see the Prairie Rose Carousel.
We always enjoy seeing these old works of art restored and working.
The scenery features South Dakota and North Dakota Towns.
The Chariots were quite detailed.
Adam is enjoying his ride. Here you can see how the top supports have been painted with Prairie Roses. Every bit of this carousel was clean and painted perfectly.
The horses were beautifully done but they lacked reins. Far Guy asked why they had been removed…and the fellow said he had no idea.
All the horses were named this one is Pat.
This is the home of the Prairie Rose Carousel. It is nicely protected from the weather inside. Park benches line the walls so old people can sit and let memories of other Carousels/Merry Go Rounds wander around in their brains.