More "Historic Documents" . . .

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More "Historic Documents" . . .

Post by Tech Services 1 » Mon Apr 23, 2007 7:34 am

More Grams, Employee Handbooks and other documents, including internal procedure memos, have been added to my photo album under "Misc. Stuff".

Yes indeed, these papers are destined for a place in history- just like the original copies of the Declaration of Independence and Lincoln's Gettysburg Address.
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OK, at the very least there are some fun things to see and read about the old days . . .
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PPG


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Eegads, has it been that long?

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Post by redfishpaw » Tue Apr 24, 2007 8:10 am

Nice collection, I enjoyed see the entire collection that you have posted. The "NOW" look (Neat Orderly and Well groomed)and your last photo 32/32 is interesting. I don't remember them being as fussy about hair when I started in 1985, of course Six Flags took over by then. I wish I had kept some of my 'Grams' to share. Thanks for posting your collection.

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Post by BrianPlencner » Wed Apr 25, 2007 5:52 am

I agree, that is a great collection.

I might have some of my 'Grams' when I worked at the park. If I find them, I'll see if I can post a few as well.

Thanks for taking the time to put that together and share it with us! :)

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Post by GreatAmerica4ever » Wed Apr 25, 2007 9:58 am

Yes, I enjoyed this new collection.

Another question to those of us who haven't worked at Great America...where are/were the greenhouses had grew all the plants and flowers for the park?

I was not surprised by the number of flowers that are planted every year in the early years of Marriots. I think that the flowers definitely add a beauty in each themed area.

Thanks!

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Post by binks drake » Thu May 10, 2007 3:13 pm

Currently in Gurnee the Greenhouses are behind Roaring Rapids.

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Post by Tech Services 1 » Fri Feb 22, 2008 8:10 pm

A few more paperwork items added to my "Misc. Stuff" folder.

My favorite is the employee Vehicle Operators Permit.
It's from 1981, and it still lists the "three" park locations- San Francisco, Chicago and Washington. They must have had a ton of those printed up before '76!
The license is a bit beat up after spending 5 years in my wallet.

There's also an employee admission card from '82. I never used it, partly because we often skirted the rules and "entered" the park from backstage- just one of those things we could get away with.

-PPG
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Gurnee park '81 - '86

Eegads, has it been that long?

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