A few I can think of.
Kings Islands got tangled up in a windstorm and had people stranded for about 6-8hrs till bucket cranes could be brought in.
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It's not a park, but the Ohio State Fair has a permanent skyride that crosses a major road.
Knoebels is a round trip as well but that one is slightly different because it is a scenic (and rather unnerving) trip up the side of the mountain.
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Wild Wheels in Wildwood has a great one that gives great views of the beach, ocean and of course Great White!
I never did get a chance to ride the other skyride they had.
Does the Great Escape still have theirs?
Also the WI state fair has one.
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Oh, and TRANSPORTATION in and around the park, that's plain awesome. Parks have given up on trams and one-way skyrides and monorails and chairlifts in a fashion I find kinda unsettling, esp. with people living longer and older folks wanting to spend more time (and MONEY) at parks...
millrace said it best, IMO: Transportation rides should be used for transportation! (and I always thought it would be cool to have an antique car ride used as transportation).
Oh, and Knoebels, while certainly scary enough for ME, has nothing at all on LC's...yikes!
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We used to write up bad poems about how ugly the women operators were from the Eagle's Flight station and stick them on the cabins for delivery.
It was also fun to bust spitters. A ride or shop would call security and they'd tell us to hold a certain cabin number until security arrived. One time I simply threw the switch and parked a cabin full of brats in the barn. After security pulled them out and lined them up he said (huge guy too), "OK, we're going to play a little game called give me a good reason not to arrest you."
He ended up letting them go, but I'll bet they never spit again. ;)
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