Ghost Town files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

Posted Thursday, March 12, 2009 9:43 AM | Contributed by Jeff

Two years after reopening, iconic Ghost Town in the Sky has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. The Old West-themed amusement park has struggled since reopening in May 2007 after being shuttered for five years. The park has been unable to secure capital financing to pay off outstanding debts, restructure short-term debts, complete the updating of rides and cover costs associated with running and marketing a regional theme park.

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Thursday, March 12, 2009 4:09 PM

I passed by early fall and stopped to take some photos but with CliffHanger still down, I didn't think it was worth the price. Had it been up and running, their first season might have been more successful. Ghost Town really could have used the creditwhores and the nastalgic fans pulled in by the coaster.

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