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Postby RIP Psyclone » Tue Jan 08, 2008 12:48 am

Contact Sales Manager Sandor Kernacs! How old is that?

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Postby montezooma » Tue Jan 08, 2008 5:38 am

The OD Hopkins stuff probably is from the early 90's.

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Postby TheRapidsNerd » Tue Jan 08, 2008 6:30 am

Awww bummer. I've always like the OD Hopkins mini rapids boats.

Anyway, Shane, thanks as always for more pamphlet goodness. Your poor scanner! Lol!

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Postby Cyber.Fiber » Tue Jan 08, 2008 4:13 pm

I Have Been Looking Everywhere For The Drop Tower Specs! Thank You! And, Wow you have a great collection of items! Thnaks For Sharing!

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Postby komatz70 » Tue Jan 08, 2008 5:25 pm

Ah yes, my first job...was a small park, even smaller than Carowinds...it was off HWY 27 in Davenport,FL..I remeber the Hurricane, loved that ride, however we dropped the Florida part from it after it became Boardwalk and Baseball...and the Zoomerang was called the Double 'O'...Lots of good times... I still have a small piece of the boardwalk itself somewhere.

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Postby stormrider » Tue Jan 08, 2008 9:24 pm

I never knew Sandor worked for Hopkins, or that Intamin had offices in Berkeley. I've really learned interesting stuff from your archives, Shane. That's too bad that Hopkins is gone already, but from pictures I've seen, their roller coasters were some odd looking contraptions.

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Postby HerBlackWings » Tue Jan 08, 2008 11:54 pm

OD Hopkins, the Seguay (sp?), and Adam Sandler....are all my state has contributed in 20 years. I apologize on behalf of NH.

Aside from that...is there any way we can nominate Shane for TPR contributor of the year? (I swear the man has sold his soul to the devil for all the vintage scans.) Shane, you RAWK...got anything on La Ronde?

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Postby montezooma » Wed Jan 09, 2008 9:14 am

I love doing it....I have been saving this stuff for years and it is great to share it with others that really find it interesting...Lots more to come!!!

Unfortunately La Ronde is one of my smaller files :(

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Postby montezooma » Wed Jan 09, 2008 12:09 pm

AUSTRALIA'S WONDERLAND

Well I don't know too much about this park, maybe our friends down under can shed some light and history about this park that is now gone.

I know it was designed and managed by KECO (the company that Paramount bought out) but the park always remained under a private owner, it never became part of the Paramount Parks.

It seems to have alot of similarities to Canada's Wonderland as far as the theme areas go. The Medieval Faire section of the park changes names several times to: Old Bounty Bay & International Plaza.

I am not sure what happened to the Intamin Drop Ride but the Boomerang was sold to Alabama Adventures
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Postby coastercrazed49 » Wed Jan 09, 2008 12:57 pm

Great Stuff Shane.
Dream World always looked like a cool park. Its really cool how they combine the Intamin Freefall Tower and the reverse freefall coaster.

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