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Old August 12th, 2012, 10:39 AM
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Default Re: Boomtown Tunnel Question

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Originally Posted by BrandonR View Post
What's the Boomtown Tunnel?
That refers to the walkway which connected Modern and Boomtown, near where the Pandemonium and games are now.

The park built a cover over the top and sides of the walkway using a wire grid, like a chain link fence. They then planted vines, which grew on top of it. This created a walkway which went through the plants and provided a lot of shade and made it cooler. It wasn't an attraction in and of itself.


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