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by HiddenMickey
Sat Jun 20, 2009 7:12 pm
Forum: Remembering Marriott's GREAT AMERICA
Topic: New old pictures
Replies: 1
Views: 6852

New old pictures

Hello friends. Went through some old photo albums today and found these pictures my then soon-to-be-married parents took in Santa Clara's Great America. The photos are dated August 1983 -- I don't know if that's when they were taken or published, but either way, some great shots of the Tidal Wave an...
by HiddenMickey
Sun May 17, 2009 8:08 pm
Forum: Rides
Topic: Locations of old rides - Santa Clara - and some other ?s
Replies: 6
Views: 8639

Blue Planet, that's what it was! Which theater showed that, was it the one near Sky Tower? (Also, Blue Planet is available on DVD!)

Thank you everyone for your responses and help!
by HiddenMickey
Sat May 16, 2009 10:52 pm
Forum: Remembering Marriott's GREAT AMERICA
Topic: Finally made it to Santa Clara
Replies: 3
Views: 8538

I went to CGA today for the first time in at least ten years. I mostly wanted to experience itself to take a trip down memory lane. I'm glad a lot of it is still as it was back then (although often under different names) but I'm sad a lot of it is gone.
by HiddenMickey
Sat May 16, 2009 10:45 pm
Forum: Rides
Topic: Locations of old rides - Santa Clara - and some other ?s
Replies: 6
Views: 8639

Locations of old rides - Santa Clara - and some other ?s

I was wondering if anyone could tell me where these old rides were placed in relation to today. I have some guesses on some but please correct me if I'm wrong. -I know Sky Hawk is now another eagle-type ride; I don't know why they replaced it. -The Yankee Clipper loading station -The Edge (was it wh...
by HiddenMickey
Fri Oct 03, 2008 12:02 pm
Forum: Remembering Marriott's GREAT AMERICA
Topic: Inflatable boats
Replies: 1
Views: 3350

Inflatable boats

Hi all. I wanted to see if anyone remembered of a little section of the SC Great America where kids could basically pick up an inflatable boat and let it sail from the top of the flume to the bottom, and follow it all the way down. I think it may have had a castle motif but not sure. Is there still ...