We spent several hours yesterday in wonderful Balboa Park in San Diego to celebrate our anniversary. We stumbled upon this 1910 carousel on our way to the rose garden and had to stop and watch, plus take a video and photos for the grandkids!
I understand the murals are all originals, and all but 2 of the animals (I think ALL the seats - the stationary ones and those that moved up and down according to my research) are original.
It was great fun to see the riders - young kids with parents, older kids - all whirling around while the music played. It's been decades since I've ridden one of these...how about you?