Photos of sunbathers, beaches, rides and other iconic moments at Coney Island

Coney Island sideshow artists Fred Kahl (back left), Snake Woman Michelle Marcel aka Demonica, Tattoo artist Michael Wilson and escape artist Chris Moriarty. (June 20, 1994) Photo Credit: Newsday/ Dan Sheehan

Each summer, Coney Island fulfills its destiny as the playground for the city. Here are pictures of the fun-land off the coast of Brooklyn, from its beaches to its amusement park rides.

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