After closing in 2002, Ghost Town’s management and many neighboring businesses are hopeful. As crews work to resurrect the park’s worn-out equipment, local motel owners are already receiving reservations from tourists planning summer trips to the park. By May 25, the wiring installed in the 1960s throughout the park will be totally replaced, and sections of sunken pavement on the 4,000-foot mountaintop must be reinforced and repaved. Two new rides will be installed — a 100-foot drop tower and a family-friendly roller coaster — to replace a few old rides that were sent to the scrap yard.
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