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Forum: Gifts and Souvenirs January 6th, 2017, 04:44 PM
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Posted By Parktimes
Re: 1972 Map

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Forum: General SFOT Forum October 13th, 2016, 01:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,412
Posted By Parktimes
Re: Las Banderas

As a sport's bar.
Lots of TVs, beer and nachos.
Forum: General SFOT Forum January 9th, 2016, 11:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,068
Posted By Parktimes
Re: What was the official name of The Cave?

I don't really think that anyone was too concerned with ""official" names in those early years. Unlike the stores.and restaurants, most of the ride names were descriptive so guests would know what...
Forum: Changed or Moved Attractions/Rides January 9th, 2015, 09:18 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 31,314
Posted By Parktimes
Re: Sky Hook

It currently is at a third location.
Forum: Changed or Moved Attractions/Rides January 9th, 2015, 09:16 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 31,314
Posted By Parktimes
Re: Sky Hook

This shows the next location of the oil well.

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Forum: Changed or Moved Attractions/Rides January 9th, 2015, 09:12 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 31,314
Posted By Parktimes
Re: Sky Hook

Here is another view:

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Forum: Changed or Moved Attractions/Rides January 9th, 2015, 09:11 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 31,314
Posted By Parktimes
Re: Sky Hook

The SKy Hook was Located Basically at the Site of the Mini Mine Train.

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Forum: Universal and other parks October 24th, 2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,405
Posted By Parktimes
Re: Is this real? Haven't heard a word

DreamVision announced the park when they announced that they were opening a new office in Fort Worth. Their name says it all, they have a "Dream" and a "vision". As near as I can tell, however, they...
Forum: Disney Parks October 8th, 2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,973
Posted By Parktimes
Re: Too Confounded For Words

Here is Walt's plane and a WW II Fighter with their "Planes the Movie" look.
I think the fighter was in Tora, Tora, Tora.

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Forum: Disney Parks September 30th, 2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,159
Posted By Parktimes
Re: Avatar Land

I was there in August and they are building something. Nothing of substance could be seen, but a large section of the park, including the tree of life, was closed off.
Forum: Disney Parks September 30th, 2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,973
Posted By Parktimes
Re: Too Confounded For Words

The nose of Walt's plane, as well as the other airplanes on the backlot have been covered so that they look like the planes from the Plane's animated movie. They added eyes over the windshields and...
Forum: Steam Fans September 17th, 2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,332
Posted By Parktimes
Re: Date of Name Change for Tx Depot/Johnson Creek

The early maps just say "Six Flags Railroad Station".
Some of them say "Texas Depot"
and some have license names, such as "Manor Depot" or "Rainbow Depot"
Forum: General SFOT Forum September 12th, 2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,343
Posted By Parktimes
Forum: Universal and other parks September 12th, 2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 778
Posted By Parktimes
Re: Book about SFOG

I'm editing my photographic history of Six Flags' first fifty years.

Right now in a 6 by 9 inch page size, it is 285 pages and has over 200 pictures. Many of the pictures are color for the Kindle...
Forum: General SFOT Forum September 5th, 2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,507
Posted By Parktimes
Re: Nbc 5

I've been tracking the train changes, but I think that they are losing steam. I hope they didn't bighole it. We may have to coach the management to show some interest. We need to really fire them...
Forum: General SFOT Forum July 9th, 2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 8,737
Posted By Parktimes
Re: I made the STeam Train crew!

Congrats.
Have fun.
Forum: Steam Fans June 4th, 2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,839
Posted By Parktimes
Re: Caboose photo -Boom Town

Here is an aerial that I found on facebook.


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Forum: Steam Fans June 4th, 2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,839
Posted By Parktimes
Re: Caboose photo -Boom Town

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The one you posted of the boomtown station is one of the ones I ran across.
Just the end of the caboose is showing.

Here is a shot from the parking lot.

It is probably a little closer...
Forum: Steam Fans May 28th, 2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,839
Posted By Parktimes
Re: Caboose photo -Boom Town

I haven't run across anything that shows the numbers.

There is a shot of the depot station that shows a little corner of the caboose.
I ran across a shot from the sky crane that shows the basic...
Forum: Steam Fans May 28th, 2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,839
Posted By Parktimes
Re: Caboose photo -Boom Town

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Here is one I found at my fingertips, I'll look and see if I have others.

It doesn't show the number, but it may have been the one that you were thinking of.
Forum: General SFOT Forum May 12th, 2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,921
Posted By Parktimes
Re: Tobacco Shop

Back in the Day, the last building on the Texas street, to the right, as you faced the bridge, was the Tobacco Shop. It is shown as the Tobacco shop starting with the 1963 map and continuing to 1978....
Forum: General SFOT Forum March 15th, 2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,560
Posted By Parktimes
Re: 2014 Additions

I was in the park yesterday. The last two cars of the static train were still there, the caboose and the car in front of it. The rest, including the track on which it sat, were gone. The were working...
Forum: General SFOT Forum February 8th, 2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,780
Posted By Parktimes
Re: Will's Point?

Just don't get off at Willoughby. :nervous smile:
Forum: Steam Fans February 6th, 2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,546
Posted By Parktimes
Re: 1970's Train Turning

There were first turned before the 1973 season.
That is the year that Good Times Square opened.

In addition to turning the trains, they were configured so that they could be loaded from either...
Forum: Park Videos February 1st, 2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 856
Posted By Parktimes
Re: Extremely Rare SFOT Video

Actually, the original Disneyland and early Six Flags were very much alike, they both had near in time to each other:

1) A Railroad traveling around the outside of the park;

2) An astrolift...
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