Paramount's Carowinds celebrates 30th birthday of Thunder Road

Posted Friday, March 24, 2006 8:58 AM | Contributed by supermandl

Thunder Road is turning 30 this year, and Paramount's Carowinds is throwing a birthday party today for the grand old wooden roller coaster that sent stomachs dropping and false teeth flying in its first season.

Read more from The Charlotte Observer.

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Friday, March 24, 2006 11:19 AM
"It was bigger than anything at Disney or Six Flags" when it opened in 1976, said Scott Anderson with the park."

What about SFOG's GASM and SFOMA's Screamin' Eagle?

Other than that comment, it is a nice article. I'm always glad to see an old woodie get recognized.

*** This post was edited by Jeffrey Seifert 3/24/2006 11:20:47 AM ***


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