There is one like it at Fun Spot in Angola Indiana.
Screamin Demon was sold to Camden park in Hunington WV and operated in a red white and blue color scheme for a few seasons.
The coaster deteriorated very quickly without the necessary maintence and has sat for several seasons now unused and quite frankly a eyesore to park visitors. It is being DEMOLISHED as we post.
Chuck, Who says get over to Fun Spot and ride theirs as I believe it is one of only a handfull left of this ride. *** Edited 12/16/2004 8:12:46 PM UTC by Charles Nungester***
According to rcdb.com there are only 4 operating in the world (Afterburner @ Fun Spot, Sidewinder @ SFEG, Diamond Back @ Frontier City & Irn-bru Revolution @ BPB). It appears that two are still in storage and you have the SBNO in WV. While I've never personally seen the Camden Park shuttle, I've heard that it is in quite the state of disrepair. Does anybody know if it has any chance of a new life? Or is it beyond repair?
http://club.coasterbuzz.com/forum.aspx?mode=thread&TopicID=40132 *** Edited 12/16/2004 9:47:58 PM UTC by bit0mike***
I believe you may be thinking about Demon (an Arrow multi-looper) at SFGAm.
Anyway, I never rode it. Damn Gaylord.
Scrap metal, NOT the best use for an out-of-date coaster...
This is the same coaster that got stuck in a loop correct?
Sirocco (now Turbine) at Walibi Wavre (now Walibi Belgium) was the Schwarzkopf shuttle that got stuck in the loop.
I remember riding it as the Screamin Demon at PKI, as well as the Thunderbolt Express at Camden Park. Sadly, it has been a very nasty eye sore for the last several years since Camden closed it.
I have never seen a SBNO coaster look so bad. There were supports missing, or should I say literally falling apart. It was nasty-looking to say the least.
I am sad that the park (or anyone) never attempted to try to repair/save it but I am VERY releived that they decided to finally remove it.
THIS is one of the best King's Island historical photo sites I have ever seen. If you scroll down a tad you can see some GREAT photos of the Screamin Demon in it's prime at the park.
*** Edited 12/17/2004 12:09:35 AM UTC by coasterqueenTRN***
I lost two sets of keys on Screamin' Demon and missed it badly when it left. Of course this was before I rode it's distant cousin (as in shuttle loop) Montazooma's Revenge ay KBF.
It was a shame to see (in pictures only) it rot away. However, it's time had come and gone.
KI had been a trailblazer (Demon, Beast, Bat, King Cobra) hopefully PKI will keep up the spirit. It looks that way so far (SOB, TR:TR, IJ).
". . . don't you know baby that life is a scream!" - Gordon Gano
IIRC BW was sent off to old indiana to join some of the other rides that were being kept there,but of course SF sold off the property to other concerns recently so who knows what become of BW & the other opryland/old indiana/SF rides that were being stored there.....they're all probably scrap metal in a salvage yard somewhere by now.
I went to a wedding reception at a place called Lake James in NE Indiana a couple of years ago. Imagine my surprise when I saw it was right across the road from Fun Spot (a place I didn't even know existed at the time). Seeing that Arrow shuttle took me back.
I do remember the Beast freakin me out though......my first *big* woody.
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