Vancouver's Playland founder passes away

Wednesday, November 17, 2004 7:52 PM
Sad news to report. The owner of Oaks Park, and founder of Playland Park in Vancouver passed away this week. Robert Bollinger also helped build the Coaster at the Puyallup Fair among many other contributions to the amusment park industry. A tribute page had been set up at:

Thursday, November 18, 2004 6:32 PM
nasai's avatar Hmmm... That's too bad, but we do pass, don't we? I'll be grateful to him for reviving the PNE, and for keeping the Coaster: Thrill Ride up and running in mint condition.

God bless his memory and his family.

The Flying Turns makes all the right people wet - Gonch

Monday, April 11, 2005 6:29 PM
I know that this old news by now. I am surprised that I didn't hear about this sooner. A few years ago I had some e-mail correspondence with Mr. Bollinger.Iwas hoping to meet him in person some day.Of course I haven't been on Coasterbuzz much lately due to other issues in my personal life.
Lets' bring back Portland,Oregons' Jantzen Beach Big Dipper(1928-1970)Oregon needs some good wood!
Monday, April 11, 2005 7:49 PM
nasai's avatar Hi Ron! Welcome home! :)

The Flying Turns makes all the right people wet - Gonch


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