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Idora Park, Oakland, California Postcards

The following old postcards of Idora Park, in Oakland, CA provide a great visual look back at Idora Park's history.  Idora Park was located between 56th & 58th Streets and Telegraph and Shattuck Ave. in Oakland, California. Idora Park closed in 1929.

Idora Park rides included: Scenic Railway, Circle Swing, Miniature Railway, Merry-Go-Round, Tobaggan, Barrel of Fun, Touring Car, Helter-Skelter, Haunted Swing, Flying Swing, Automobile Race Track, Tickler Ride, Circle Wave and Mountain Slide. Also featured: Illusion Theatre, Skating Rink, Bear Pit and Band Stand.

Thanks to Kathy Elwell for contributing scans from her collection to this site.
 


Idora Park
Oakland, Calif.
mailed 1910
 

The Gateway
Idora Park
Oakland, California
 

Entrance to
Idora Park
Oakland, Cal.
mailed 1908
 

Main gateway
and walk
Idora Park
Oakland, California
 

The Gateway
Idora Park
Oakland, California
mailed 1910
 

Idora Park
Oakland, Cal.
 

Idora Park
Oakland, Cal.
 

Beautiful Idora Park
Oakland, CA
 

Idora Park Scene
Oakland, Cal.
 

Skating Rink
Largest in the World
mailed 1908

Flying Swing and
Skating Rink
Oakland, Cal.

R. B. Tageol's
Miniature
Railway Train
Idora Park, California
 

Scenic Railway
Idora Park
Oakland, Cal.
mailed 1908
 

Scenic Railway
Idora Park
Oakland, California

Thompson
Scenic Railway
Idora Park
Oakland, Cal.
 

Shooting the Rapids
Idora Park
Oakland, Calif.

Mountain Slide and
Auto Course
Idora Park
Oakland, Cal.
 

Automobile
Race Track
Idora Park
Oakland, Cal.

Merry Go Round
Idora Park
Oakland, Cal.

Barrel of Fun
Idora Park
Oakland, California

Circular Swing
Idora Park
Oakland, California
 

Idora Park
Oakland, Cal.
mailed 1908
 

Swing, Idora Park
Oakland, Cal.
mailed 1911

Idora Park Ride
Oakland, California
 

Tickler Ride
Idora Park
Oakland, Cal.

Bear Pit
Idora Park
Oakland, Cal.
 

Bear Pit
Idora Park
Oakland, Cal.
mailed 1915
 

California Grizzly
Bears in captivity
Idora Park
Oakland, California
 

Band Stand
Idora Park
Oakland, Cal.
 

Amphitheatre
Idora Park
Oakland, Cal.
 

Amphitheatre
Idora Park
Oakland
 

Band Stand
Idora Park
Oakland, Cal.
 

Idora Park
Oakland, California
 

Idora Park
Theatre
mailed 1908
 

The Theatre
Idora Park
Oakland, California
 

Theatre
Idora Park
Oakland, Cal.
mailed 1909
 

Idora Park
Theatre
Oakland, Cal.
 

Auditorium
Idora Park
Oakland, California
 

Idora Park
Oakland, Cal.
"Tenderfoot" Opera
mailed 1908
 

Tenderfoot Opera
Back of Card
Oakland, Cal.
mailed 1908
 

Under the Willows
Idora Park
Oakland, California

A Shady Spot
Idora Park
Oakland, California
mailed 1911
 

Rebecca Well
Idora Park
Oakland, Cal.
 

Idora Park
Oakland, Cal.
mailed 1908
 

The fountain
Idora Park
Oakland, California
mailed 1911
 

Marzella's
Cockatoos
Idora Park
Carnival
 

Idora Park
Oakland California
Souvenir Photo
Postcard
 
 

 
   

 








 

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