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Forum: Changed or Moved Attractions/Rides May 29th, 2015, 10:03 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 21,875
Posted By buck1108
Re: Runaway Mine Train Storage/Staging Area?

The undated photo has circle marks showing where the changes were to occur in the original Runaway Mine Train track configuration. ...
Forum: Changed or Moved Attractions/Rides October 20th, 2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 31,223
Posted By buck1108
Re: Sky Hook

I'm glad you enjoyed it! Yes, I do hope that "Movin' On" is released on DVD soon. The cast (and location) were wonderful in this one!

I wonder...did SFOT or SFOG have any trucker/C.B. related...
Forum: Changed or Moved Attractions/Rides October 13th, 2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 31,223
Posted By buck1108
Re: Sky Hook

Well, here's our old friend, the Sky Hook, as it appeared at Six Flags Over Georgia in 1975. This is from the 2nd season of "Movin On," the NBC show about 2 truck drivers, Sonny Pruett (Claude...
Forum: Park Videos August 22nd, 2013, 04:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,929
Posted By buck1108
Re: Awesometacular Video

At around 5:15, she and the kids walk to a concession stand by a tree, with a ceiling fan, apparently suspended in mid-air, or from the tree. These little touches are so special!
Forum: Park Videos July 29th, 2013, 01:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,929
Posted By buck1108
Re: Awesometacular Video

Wow, this is amazing quality! Thanks for sharing it.
Now the hunt for the soundtrack begins... :yes:
Forum: General SFOT Forum April 23rd, 2013, 02:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 908
Posted By buck1108
Re: A SFOT family suffers a loss

Prayers and thoughts to the family members.
Forum: Removed Rides February 15th, 2013, 09:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,973
Posted By buck1108
Re: Chute Out

My first year to visit the park. Agreed.
How many times were the chute colors changed? Were there new chutes each yr?

Forever etched in my mind as a part of the best SFOT brochure...
Forum: SFoT memories February 15th, 2013, 08:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,466
Posted By buck1108
Re: 1970 Yearbook

:wink: A very special frame! Maybe the frame was owned by Angus himself! :rolleyes:
Forum: SFoT memories February 15th, 2013, 08:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,466
Posted By buck1108
Re: 1970 Yearbook

Congrats! :) Yes, that SFOT stuff can sure go for a pretty penny.
Not to offer unwelcome help or advice, but my job is graphics/scanning, so if you have any questions, please feel free to ask. ...
Forum: SFoT memories February 13th, 2013, 12:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,466
Posted By buck1108
Re: 1970 Yearbook

Hey, if someone on here won that 1970 yearbook that sold on ebay a few days ago (for $157.50!), it would be great to scan and share on here, preferrably in hi resolution scans! ;) hint, hint!
...
Forum: Random Ramblings... April 23rd, 2012, 11:59 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 714
Posted By buck1108
Music of the Times

All of the great photo and memory postings have me thinking of the music popular during the various times during my childhood visits to Six Flags. Aside from what was played at the park (I remember...
Forum: Random Ramblings... April 23rd, 2012, 11:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,106
Posted By buck1108
Re: RIP Dick Clark

Ditto that!
His drive and youthfulness should serve an inspiration to all.
Forum: General SFOT Forum April 6th, 2012, 11:37 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 929
Posted By buck1108
Thoughts and Prayers for you all in tornado areas

Thinking of you all in the tornado area from April 3.

-Louis
Forum: General SFOT Forum December 2nd, 2011, 05:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,289
Posted By buck1108
2 Neat Pics from 1963

The other day, I was visiting the (vintage) Disneyland-based site called "Gorillas Don't Blog," and, the owner, as he does from time to time, posted some non-Disney slide scans (all of the images on...
Forum: SFoT memories October 26th, 2011, 09:41 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 9,678
Posted By buck1108
Re: Favorite Souvenirs

I do remember those...and seems like Lynda Carter as Wonder Woman was on quite a few iron on t-shirts during my first (1976) visit.
Forum: SFoT memories October 26th, 2011, 09:38 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 9,678
Posted By buck1108
Re: Favorite Souvenirs

I think my favourites would be the air brushed name t-shirts in the Mexico section (I got mine in 1985), and then the older postcards, jumbo pencils, and pens with moving log ride/chute out, etc.,...
Forum: Removed Rides October 25th, 2011, 09:49 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 34,852
Posted By buck1108
Re: The Cave Map

Many thanks!
In the rotating barrel section, wasn't there also a spinning image on the wall? Was that there from the beginning? Were the dancing mops always there?
Forum: General SFOT Forum September 27th, 2011, 10:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,034
Posted By buck1108
Re: In Memory of Ron Toomer

Thanks for the post.
He will be greatly missed. R.I.P. Ron.

I also posted this on the Mine Train thread, but wouldn't it be a nice tribute to run the Run-A-Way Mine Train once around with no...
Forum: Changed or Moved Attractions/Rides September 26th, 2011, 07:04 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 21,875
Posted By buck1108
Re: Runaway Mine Train Storage/Staging Area?

Krista,
Thanks for letting us know.
It's a very sad day....but he brought joy to millions.

Wouldn't it be nice, though, if SFOT could run the Runaway Mine Train once around, with empty cars,...
Forum: Removed Rides September 19th, 2011, 11:34 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 34,852
Posted By buck1108
Re: The Cave

Did this get posted maybe somewhere else on the site? Thanks. :)
Forum: General SFOT Forum September 8th, 2011, 04:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,423
Posted By buck1108
Re: A really good guy has passed on.

Many thanks for posting this.
Forum: Changed or Moved Attractions/Rides September 2nd, 2011, 04:26 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 21,875
Posted By buck1108
Re: Runaway Mine Train Storage/Staging Area?

By the way, here's an online gallery I just discovered (it even has a few photos of Mr. Ron Toomer posing with his 'baby' :) )...
Forum: Removed Rides September 2nd, 2011, 04:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 11,089
Posted By buck1108
Re: The Ferrocarril Fiesta Train

Last week, I spoke with a good friend (Ben F.) who is a band instrument repairman, and I asked him about his time at SFOT. He was an employee from 1973-1976 and regaled me with some fun stories,...
Forum: Changed or Moved Attractions/Rides September 2nd, 2011, 01:11 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 21,875
Posted By buck1108
Re: Runaway Mine Train Storage/Staging Area?

Thanks for the great description! I sure wish I'd gotten to ride it when it had the first configuration (at the risk of broken ribs and lawsuits..lol ;) ).

I remember that the waterfall did...
Forum: Changed or Moved Attractions/Rides September 2nd, 2011, 12:13 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 21,875
Posted By buck1108
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