Posted Friday, July 27, 2007 1:29 PM | Contributed by Jeff
A Kansas City-area bank is seeking to seize almost $1 million in rides leased to the closed and bankrupt Wild West World, saying the insurance on them has lapsed. In a court filing Thursday, Overland Park-based Bank, of Blue Valley, asked the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Wichita to let it take a 25-year-old refurbished log flume, a flipping action arm ride, a Ferris wheel and a pirate ship. All of the rides were leased to Wild West World founder and Chief Executive Officer Thomas Etheredge in 2006.
Read more from AP via The Capital-Journal.
I guess this pretty much takes care of any hope for the park to come back...
Have you not seen the list of rides on the park's website? 20 of the rides are clearly marked as "refurbished by" - that's code for "used." ;)
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