Over 40 new Big Bad John construction photos posted from Magic Springs

Posted Thursday, January 31, 2002 5:44 AM | Contributed by Lone Star Thrills

Over 40 new Big Bad John photos have been added from Magic Springs. Look for more updates through out the winter and spring.

Link: Lone Star Thrills

Thursday, January 31, 2002 5:47 AM
Wow, construction of an Arrow Mine Train looks relatively simple compared to some rides. I love the "big timbre" look of those things!

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Thursday, January 31, 2002 5:57 AM
wow, i must say this looks like a top notch installation.  Especially with the wooded terrain.  It'll be interesting to see what this up and coming park adds next.  *** This post was edited by ravenguy98 on 1/31/2002. ***
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Thursday, January 31, 2002 6:21 AM
Nice to see this Arrow coaster be ressurected, and esepcially nice to see the park using wood supports!
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Thursday, January 31, 2002 7:05 AM
Considering they already have a coaster that that's been relocated, and they're adding another now, I'd say this place is becoming a monument to preservation.  A must-visit park in the not-so-distant future...especially considering my feelings for the Arrow mine-trains...
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Thursday, January 31, 2002 7:16 AM
My home park is Magic Springs and I am for one very excited. Just recently Magic Springs changed their motto to "Home of the Classic Coaster" So I execpt a lot more older coasters to come into the park.
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Of course that's just my opinion I could be wrong~Dennis Miller
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Thursday, January 31, 2002 8:17 AM
It would never happen, but Drachan Fire would look good there.
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Thursday, January 31, 2002 12:21 PM
Magic Springs is a must visit park this year, meant to go last year but never got around to it.
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Thursday, January 31, 2002 1:01 PM
Drachen Fire isn't exactly a "classic" coaster.
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Thursday, January 31, 2002 1:18 PM
And it won't happen.
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Thursday, January 31, 2002 4:31 PM
Why is it this coaster simply wont die.

OTher places its been.

Origanally installed at SFSTL in 1971ish

then takeing otu in 88 and sold to Dolly Wood

Ran there till 99 (i think).

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Thursday, January 31, 2002 5:10 PM
I think it's great River King Mine Train/Thunder Express gets a third lease on life.

Excalibur, Python, Viper, Screamin' Demon, etc. are all rusting away in storage, at least one coaster was saved from scrap.

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Jeremy Murphy
www.lonestarthrills.com *** This post was edited by Lone Star Thrills on 1/31/2002. ***

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Thursday, January 31, 2002 5:25 PM
It was at Dollywood until 98. The Tenn. Tornado has the same station as thunder xprss. 2 different arrow coasters, one station.
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Friday, February 1, 2002 2:00 PM
There are some more pictures over at The MS Guide in the club. I submited the site a few weeks ago, but it never showed up. Jeff....?

The site's url is http://www.geocities.com/magicspringsthemepark

*** This post was edited by FanTurn on 2/1/2002. ***

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