Wild West World approved north of Wichita

Posted Monday, December 20, 2004 8:57 PM | Contributed by cody316

The Park City City Council (north of Wichita) on Sunday unanimously approved a letter of intent for the development of a cowboy theme park, Wild West World, in the city. The local owners will get help from the city in expediting the development of the park.

Read more from The Wichita Eagle.

Monday, December 20, 2004 9:29 PM
Ah! The BTK is from Wichita! Scary Stuff!

The park sounds cool though.

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Monday, December 20, 2004 9:48 PM
Good news for the citizens, potentially bad news for Joyland ;-(
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Tuesday, December 21, 2004 12:23 AM
As long as its not WestWorld! :)
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Tuesday, December 21, 2004 12:53 AM
I think its a great idea, It could have potential!
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Wednesday, December 22, 2004 6:34 PM
Does anyone know what design company will draw up the blueprints? Too bad Randall Duell isn't still around.
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Thursday, December 23, 2004 11:47 AM
Phase 1 plans have already been done they include several flat rides by Huss and a Chance-Morgan Hyper (Chance morgen is a Wichita based coster company). I will post a artist rendering of phase one when I can find a way to load it to this site.
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Thursday, December 23, 2004 10:45 PM
^How do you know it's going to be a hyper? From the artists rendering it doesn't look that big.

BTW, here is the artist rendering - http://prairierosechuckwagon.com/_borders/wildwestworld.jpg
*** This post was edited by jpcoasters 12/23/2004 10:47:27 PM ***

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Friday, December 24, 2004 1:21 AM
Jr Hyper? 100-120 feet? The cost of the park was only $15-17 miilion and at least $8-10 million is needed for a jr. hyper. A normal hyper now is at least $12-15 million.
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Monday, December 27, 2004 11:23 AM
I'm with Moosh. I haven't been there, but they do have a classic woodie. Let's hope they dont go under.
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Monday, January 3, 2005 9:28 PM
I would bet that the coaster isn't over 140 ft. Because I agree with you guys, there is no way you could build a hyper 200+ ft. and have a park that only costs 17 million. Also, the flat rides aren't HUSS, there Chance.(Which just happens to be based out of Wichita.)
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