Sky Needle down this year, new coaster next year?

Posted Tuesday, June 27, 2000 5:18 AM | Contributed by dade747

Six Flags Astroworld in Houston, TX (the third largest collection of coasters in the country) has removed the classic Sky Needle. The large tower was moved to a new Six Flags park in Mexico City. The tower/observation ride was popular with the park goers because of the view it offered of the park and the city skyline.

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Tuesday, July 11, 2000 12:47 PM
The Sky needle didn't make a big enough footprint
it is rumored that they a taking out xlr8 *** This post was edited by coaster crazy on 7/11/2000. ***
Friday, August 11, 2000 10:16 AM
The Astroneedle currently sits in storage area on Astroworld property. It did not get moved to Mexico City.
Wednesday, December 20, 2000 5:00 AM
XLR8 is not going to be removed for a new coaster when we are not getting anew coaster.

Wednesday, February 28, 2001 9:33 AM
Who knows, but not in 2001.

And the needle parts are STILL on property.

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