Monday, September 4, 2006 4:05 PM
I'm not sure if anybody has been keeping up with Dollywood's construction, but there are some newere pics on the site.
http://www.dollywood.com/mmine/progress04.html *** Edited 9/4/2006 8:14:29 PM UTC by Kiaboi81***
Monday, September 4, 2006 5:24 PM
The link is not working for me.
Monday, September 4, 2006 5:45 PM
The link is: http://www.dollywood.com/mmine/progress04.htm
Monday, September 4, 2006 6:30 PM
The little twist on the vertical drop is a pretty cool addition.
Monday, September 4, 2006 7:10 PM
For some reason... This just doesn't look as big as it looked in the concept artwork.
Monday, September 4, 2006 7:57 PM
Rarely do concepts live up to the reality. It's called marketing. A prime example (IMO) was Italian Job.
Monday, September 4, 2006 8:59 PM
RCDB has full sized pics. I've never understood why some parks decide to post these tiny things.
Monday, September 4, 2006 9:12 PM
It doesn't look like it's 95 degrees either. Oh well, I'm sure it will be fun. Plus I think this will be in darkness, won't it?
Monday, September 4, 2006 10:29 PM
I like how they made the track painted to look like it is all rusted.
But how will they know if the track really is rusty or in bad condition? ;)
Thursday, September 7, 2006 5:05 PM
Hamster boy, to answer you really good question the paint on the rails may start to peel or somthing in that nature.
As For a little input on the coaster if you look at the big drop, it now has a really tall frame around it, it looks to me that the drop ether will go out the side of the building or drop into another lower building that will go into really cool inverson.
Thursday, September 7, 2006 8:39 PM
I just keep thinking that even with its current size, this would look HUGE in SDC if they put it where Huck's Hideaway currently is and then have it spill down into Tom Sawyer's Landing.
Thursday, September 7, 2006 9:02 PM
There is like a 50-100 foot terain difference between those 2 sectons across the creek.
Thursday, September 7, 2006 9:11 PM
Yes there is -- it would be an excellent thing to take advantage of, and it would help spread crowds out a little bit more.
Though the new ride will help as well as it is going between FITH and Lost River, with an entrance in Tom Sawyer's Landing or so it seems.
Tuesday, September 12, 2006 1:53 AM
hey guys, I saw a link on ("screamscape" hence the quotion marks) it showed some new pics of Mystery Mine, you may want to check it out, if you want. *** Edited 9/12/2006 5:59:10 AM UTC by CoasterCraze***
Tuesday, September 12, 2006 2:04 AM
The website was deleted from your post...don't you think that was some sort of sign that mentioning it was forbidden?
Tuesday, September 12, 2006 9:15 AM
I was at Dollywood on Sunday and they're making quite a bit of progress.
From the footers and supports that are there now, it looks like you go up the first lift, pause at the top before a 95-degree drop, then you twist slightly to the left in the drop, and then it looks like it will go right into the roll-over element. After that point, it's difficult to tell what happens since the supports are unfinished. However, the ending of this 'section' will include a trim brake before a very tight 360-degree banked turn before the second lift - that part is there. Also, there are footers next to the Lumberjack Lifts. It looks much more impressive in person.
The steel rafters for the structure are up, so this may be the last we see of the track inside the structure.
Tuesday, September 12, 2006 5:46 PM
Still think that this small foot print would work great for SDC as well. I'm still thinking that they should take out Huck's Hideaway and have it start there and then cross over into Tom Sawyer's Landing.
Tuesday, September 12, 2006 7:23 PM
I love the color of the track. I wish that cedarpoint used that color for maveric.