Kennywood (KW) Discussion Thread

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Re: Kennywood (KW) Discussion Thread

Postby djcoastermark » Sat Jan 26, 2019 7:43 am

Thanks for the link Samuel. Fun to see the park and people back then. ( lordy, those hair styles !) Huge video cameras, no cell phones, and things getting "slippy" after the rain.

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Postby Hilltopper39 » Sat Jan 26, 2019 8:51 am

Wow, that footage of the maintenance guy climbing the shuttle loop with no fall protection, different world back then haha.

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Re: Kennywood (KW) Discussion Thread

Postby jedimaster1227 » Wed Jan 30, 2019 5:27 am

Kennywood has shared even more great photos as construction on The Steel Curtain continues!

https://twitter.com/Kenny_Kangaroo/status/1089931929938522112

Whatever the rest of the week holds, today is a #nofilter kind of day on The #SteelCurtain site! #HereWeGo
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Re: Kennywood (KW) Discussion Thread

Postby CoasterAuditor » Wed Jan 30, 2019 7:04 am

Great photos! Such an exciting new coaster. Really makes Kennywood look even more interesting than it already was. I just hope it accommodates larger riders so if I try to go ride it this year I will be okay but there is 0 precedent for it right now.
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Postby sjbrown23 » Wed Jan 30, 2019 1:29 pm

Looking good!

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Re: Kennywood (KW) Discussion Thread

Postby pryonisys » Thu Jan 31, 2019 7:08 am

This thing is such a tangled mess of steel. It looks great.

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Postby KPfan » Fri Feb 01, 2019 5:41 pm

Not my pic but thought it was worth sharing. Image

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Postby anonymouscactus » Fri Feb 01, 2019 7:21 pm

These supports are pretty out there... but I like it.

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Re: Kennywood (KW) Discussion Thread

Postby JJLehto » Sun Feb 03, 2019 11:24 am

I am trying to temper my excitement because I do kinda fear Steel Curtain will be a flop, but I cant help myself from being excited, esp as pics are coming out.

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If its expected to be crowded is there a fast pass type thing and is it worth it? I thought I saw some people using it when I went last year, and that weekend, in Sept the park was VERY crowded. So much so the lines were at a standstill for most everything and with limited time I left early having missed some of the rides there: Extermintator, Jack Rabbit and Racer which didnt seem to be running.
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Re: Kennywood (KW) Discussion Thread

Postby xChris125x » Sun Feb 03, 2019 3:45 pm

Kennywood Connection has posted some great images on their Facebook page.
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