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The Jersey Shore circa 1901. "The Beach at Asbury Park." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

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Safety Ropes

Does anyone know why the use of safety ropes was discontinued? Seems like they would be advantageous especially in riptide situations.

More harm than goof.

It seems to me those safety ropes and poles could be a hazard in a heavy surf. Getting slammed head first into one of those poles could be fatal.

Hurdles

Man running on far left.

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