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Postby redfishpaw » Mon Aug 08, 2005 5:55 am

SFGAmLover wrote:Redfish: Do you mean this picture of Iron Wolf?

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Yes, I have something similar to that in black & white. I did not get a chance to scan it over the weekend, but will do so shortly. I may also have something for Z force; not sure yet, I'll have to check.
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Postby SFGAmLover » Mon Aug 08, 2005 3:04 pm

I think I've seen that one of Z-force. I have a feeling that I saw it in Todd Throgmorton's book:

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/087938929X/ref=sib_rdr_dp/103-5133018-0515838?%5Fencoding=UTF8&no=283155&me=ATVPDKIKX0DER&st=books
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Postby redfishpaw » Tue Aug 09, 2005 7:58 am

There is also a nice aereal photo pf SFGA in this book
ABOVE CHICAGO - BY ROBERT CAMERON
http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/de ... 8?v=glance

the photo is near the back of the book.
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gurnee park - 1939 1974 2000

Postby redfishpaw » Tue Aug 09, 2005 1:38 pm

Here are 3 satellite photos of the gurnee park

1939 - farmland theme
http://www.pbase.com/redfishpaw/image/47456598

1974 - construction theme
http://www.pbase.com/redfishpaw/image/47456601

2000 - millennium theme
http://www.pbase.com/redfishpaw/image/47456625
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Postby Demondude102110 » Tue Aug 09, 2005 1:56 pm

Wow :!: Those are some pretty cool veiws of the park.
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Postby Tanya » Tue Aug 09, 2005 2:13 pm

Love those photos. Does anyone have the same of the Santa Clara park? Back when I worked there, I would pass cows and orchards on the short (then about 10 min) drive from home to the park.
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Postby JW65 » Wed Aug 10, 2005 6:39 am

Thanks for the additional aerial views redfishpaw! They are great!
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SC aerial construction

Postby redfishpaw » Wed Aug 10, 2005 11:14 am

Tanya wrote:Love those photos. Does anyone have the same of the Santa Clara park? Back when I worked there, I would pass cows and orchards on the short (then about 10 min) drive from home to the park.


I have this aerial construction photo for the SC park.
This was from a book.
http://www.pbase.com/redfishpaw/image/47499877

also hometown square construction photo
http://www.pbase.com/redfishpaw/image/47499904
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Postby Tanya » Wed Aug 10, 2005 2:29 pm

Thanks redfishpaw, I like those old photos. What book was that from?
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Postby redfishpaw » Thu Aug 11, 2005 6:24 am

Tanya wrote:Thanks redfishpaw, I like those old photos. What book was that from?


I have no idea, I just have these two pages in a folder which I've had for years.
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Postby redfishpaw » Fri Aug 12, 2005 6:10 am

SFGAmLover wrote:I think I've seen that one of Z-force. I have a feeling that I saw it in Todd Throgmorton's book:


Here is a article for z-force with a drawing of it.
http://www.pbase.com/redfishpaw/image/47916592
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Postby Demondude102110 » Fri Aug 12, 2005 12:17 pm

Nice Z-Force article Redfishpaw.
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Postby BrianPlencner » Sat Aug 13, 2005 6:19 am

Redfishpaw,

That article about zforce is cool, but why, oh why did you staple it over something to do with Tidal WAVE?? On the right side, about 1/2 way down, you can see one of the waves.

I would like to see what's under the ZForce Article myself! :)
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Postby steven » Sat Aug 13, 2005 1:30 pm

I noticed the same thing as Brian and was wondering about it, too!

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Postby Santa Cruisin » Sun Aug 14, 2005 9:07 am

Tanya wrote:Thanks redfishpaw, I like those old photos. What book was that from?

The b/w photos of the Santa Clara aerial and Hometown Square contruction are from the book The Great American Amusement Parks by Gary Kyriazi - 1976. The book also contains other theme park photos from the seventies including a great aerial shot of Astroworld.
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