The Yeti wrote:
palmerleeberry wrote:When Outlaw run is up and running with a ton of riders waiting to get on board, I wonder what Silver Dollar City will do fo an encore (maybe do something with that old tower that was once held a waterslide ride)?]
I'd say yes, something to do with that tower. I don't see it being used as a queue this time, maybe turning it in to a building for theming of some sort...Assuming we're talking about a future coaster, there's a good plot of land there, and as much as I'd love to see something a little more original for SDC, that's not a bad spot for a Eurofighter like Mystery Mine...or an Aquatrax
. Honestly, I can't think of any reason they would keep that tower other than to cover it up as a building for some kind of theming.
I guess I've wondered about that one for a while.http://silverdollarcity2013.com/
They added a new video from Branson TV to their videos page. Still not the POV I was hoping for, but still kind of cool. Branson TV is sort of like an info channel for tourists that just promotes shows and attractions in the area. I remember a long time ago seeing the promo for Buzzsaw Falls on that channel, during that trip to Branson I went to the park and Buzzsaw Falls was testing, due to open the following week! Not the best memory, but then again after riding Buzzsaw Falls I realized I didn't miss out on much.
That area could hold a eurofighter like Mystery Mine, a S&S El loco or a custom spinner like the mack, gerlauster and such. It could be an indoor/outdoor ride themed in a icehouse or old warehouse or grainery.
My ultimate wish is to see FITH redone. Keep the theme and storyline but with modern effects. When the ride gets to the burning bridge a timber falls across the track on the other side and then it drops straight down like Verbolten into complete darkness and launched as you hear FIRE IN THE HOLE into a fast paced finale.
If they ever get to redoing or replacing Thunderation that fills the mine train standard I think it would be cool to see a drop tower incorporated into it. As you get to end of the queue, you board an elevator car that holds the amount of folks that the coaster train will hold as a means to go down the mine shaft. As you have straped in and the cage closes you start to descend slowly and once you get out of view of the load platform, it malfunctions and stops You hear noises and then boom you freefall in total darkness. as you get to the bottom it slows and there you get off and board the coaster.