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by phonebone
Wed Oct 11, 2006 4:50 pm
Forum: Gurnee
Topic: Highway Sign: Check out this pic I found!
Replies: 24
Views: 22609

Good grief!! There's even a Starbucks sign on it.. :shock:
by phonebone
Mon Oct 09, 2006 8:16 pm
Forum: Santa Clara
Topic: 1977-1980
Replies: 12
Views: 17742

Rats, so my first day in '77 was so memorable, I forgot the name of the first ride ever I worked on. 29 years does something to one's brain. So, did I understand right, the sky rides are no longer in existence? I heard the train is gone, Sky Whirl is long gone, and I knew the trolleys were gone. She...
by phonebone
Mon Oct 09, 2006 6:02 pm
Forum: Santa Clara
Topic: 1977-1980
Replies: 12
Views: 17742

Re: Anyone remember working "Casual Pool"?

I worked in Ride Operations in 1977 in the "casual pool", so I got around and worked on many rides. I remember working Orleans Orbit, Sky Whirl, Buzzy Bee, Rue Le Dodge, Sasketchewan Scrambler, Logger's Run, Yankee Clipper and both ends of the sky ride, whose name escapes me; something like Angels ...
by phonebone
Fri Oct 06, 2006 5:03 pm
Forum: Santa Clara
Topic: 1977-1980
Replies: 12
Views: 17742

Anyone remember working "Casual Pool"?

I worked in Ride Operations in 1977 in the "casual pool", so I got around and worked on many rides. I remember working Orleans Orbit, Sky Whirl, Buzzy Bee, Rue Le Dodge, Sasketchewan Scrambler, Logger's Run, Yankee Clipper and both ends of the sky ride, whose name escapes me; something like Angels F...
by phonebone
Mon Oct 02, 2006 11:44 pm
Forum: Rides
Topic: Trolley
Replies: 23
Views: 20455

Trolleys

Wow, you guys brought back some old memories. I was a trolley conductor in 1977 in Santa Clara, and we wore conductors uniforms with black vests, black slacks, black conductor caps and I think white shirts. Our stops were in front of Roadrunner Cafe (then called A La Burger, I think) in Orleans Squa...