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by dave210
Wed Sep 20, 2006 11:11 pm
Forum: Remembering Marriott's GREAT AMERICA
Topic: Plaque in front of reflecting pool
Replies: 19
Views: 14231

I can say in 1983 when the park was still owned by Marriott, there was in fact a plaque in front of the pond as seen in my picture in the foreground...what it says though, I don't know.

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by dave210
Thu Nov 10, 2005 11:18 am
Forum: Rides
Topic: PGA's rides or SFGAM's Rides
Replies: 11
Views: 8127

Well, in Six Flags' defense, Marriott was the one who ended up closing Southern Cross, as I believe the cables and such were gone in 1983, and in 1984, Marriott was the one who demolished the Orleans Southern Cross station to begin erecting White Water Rampage. Also, Eagle's Flight was removed in 19...
by dave210
Tue Sep 13, 2005 8:57 am
Forum: Rides
Topic: The Demon
Replies: 79
Views: 52371

Does anyone know why the Demon had PGA reprofiled their drop? I remember visiting PGA in 1998 and noticing that the Demon had a significantly more gradual drop in comparison to the Demon at SFGAm. Any ideas?
by dave210
Wed Sep 07, 2005 10:42 am
Forum: Rides
Topic: Rides No Longer in Gurnee
Replies: 42
Views: 30840

Big Top was actually just relocated to Southwest Territory. It's now the Roccochet (sp?)