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Victor Canfield...
Posted: Thu Oct 21, 2010 6:45 am
 
http://www.commercialappeal.com/news/2010/oct/20/pip-of-a-comeback/

But I suspect they will build according to the c1928 version rather than
the original 1923 plan. Only the later version could have been Elvis's
favorite.
 
Derek Gee...
Posted: Thu Oct 21, 2010 7:56 pm
 
"Victor Canfield" <vac3 at (no spam) psu.edu> wrote in message
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Quote:
http://www.commercialappeal.com/news/2010/oct/20/pip-of-a-comeback/

But I suspect they will build according to the c1928 version rather than
the original 1923 plan. Only the later version could have been Elvis's
favorite.

Note they've given the project to a construction company that's never built
a roller coaster before. (for added "thrills"?)

Derek
 
Victor Canfield...
Posted: Thu Oct 21, 2010 8:19 pm
 
On 10/21/10 9:56 PM, Derek Gee wrote:
Quote:
"Victor Canfield"<vac3 at (no spam) psu.edu> wrote in message
news:i9pck4$rk4g$1 at (no spam) tr22n12.aset.psu.edu...
http://www.commercialappeal.com/news/2010/oct/20/pip-of-a-comeback/

But I suspect they will build according to the c1928 version rather than
the original 1923 plan. Only the later version could have been Elvis's
favorite.

Note they've given the project to a construction company that's never built
a roller coaster before. (for added "thrills"?)

But another article has more construction details:

http://www.greenbaypressgazette.com/article/20101008/GPG0101/10080569/Zippin-Pippin-roller-coaster-coming-together-at-Bay-Beach
 
Derek Gee...
Posted: Thu Oct 21, 2010 9:30 pm
 
"Victor Canfield" <vac3 at (no spam) psu.edu> wrote in message
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Quote:
On 10/21/10 9:56 PM, Derek Gee wrote:
"Victor Canfield"<vac3 at (no spam) psu.edu> wrote in message
news:i9pck4$rk4g$1 at (no spam) tr22n12.aset.psu.edu...
http://www.commercialappeal.com/news/2010/oct/20/pip-of-a-comeback/

But I suspect they will build according to the c1928 version rather than
the original 1923 plan. Only the later version could have been Elvis's
favorite.

Note they've given the project to a construction company that's never
built
a roller coaster before. (for added "thrills"?)

But another article has more construction details:

http://www.greenbaypressgazette.com/article/20101008/GPG0101/10080569/Zippin-Pippin-roller-coaster-coming-together-at-Bay-Beach

Since Martin & Vleminckx is the construction manager, I'm sure it will turn
out fine then.

Derek
 
mamoosh...
Posted: Fri Oct 22, 2010 6:00 am
 
On Oct 22, 7:36 am, Mark Rosenzweig <stoneo... at (no spam) aol.com> wrote:

Quote:
Apparently in 1928 they started lubing the track with peanut butter
and bacon grease, Moosh.

How ironic...that's the same lube I use.
 
Mark Rosenzweig...
Posted: Fri Oct 22, 2010 8:37 am
 
On Oct 22, 12:00 pm, mamoosh <msulli... at (no spam) ntmllc.com> wrote:
Quote:
On Oct 22, 7:36 am, Mark Rosenzweig <stoneo... at (no spam) aol.com> wrote:

Apparently in 1928 they started lubing the track with peanut butter
and bacon grease, Moosh.

How ironic...that's the same lube I use.

That would explain all the bears following you through Knoebels.
 
Dana Schwartz...
Posted: Sat Oct 23, 2010 7:23 am
 
On Sat, 23 Oct 2010 09:16:52 -0400, Dana Schwartz
<danaschwartz at (no spam) optonline.net> wrote:

Quote:
On Fri, 22 Oct 2010 19:13:39 -0700 (PDT), mamoosh
msullivan at (no spam) ntmllc.com> wrote:

On Oct 22, 6:21 pm, Dana Schwartz <danaschwa... at (no spam) optonline.net> wrote:

PS - Sorry for the thread hijacking, Victor!!! The boys started it.

Dana Schwartz
 
mamoosh...
Posted: Sat Oct 23, 2010 11:11 am
 
On Oct 23, 6:16 am, Dana Schwartz <danaschwa... at (no spam) optonline.net> wrote:

Quote:
One of us isn't grokking the inuendo, and, surprisingly, it's not me.
I even tossed in a reference to guys in uniform, figuring ol' Smokey
must somehow be a huge role model for... oh, never mind!

Wow, I truly did miss all of that. My bad...sorry Dana : - )
 
mamoosh...
Posted: Mon Oct 25, 2010 3:54 pm
 
On Oct 25, 3:35 pm, Victor Canfield <v... at (no spam) psu.edu> wrote:

Quote:
The 1923 ride extended about 250 feet east of what is now Early Maxwell
Blvd....

Thanks Victor!
 
 
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