Author Topic: SDC's 2018 Project(s) and Park Developments  (Read 105468 times)

sanddunerider

  • Master Craftsman
  • *
  • Posts: 7160
    • View Profile
Re: SDC's 2018 Project(s) and Park Developments
« Reply #1860 on: May 18, 2018, 03:58:40 PM »
I'm not sure why it wasn't left as a sandwich shop... perhaps there was something wrong with the building.

I'm also not sure why they suddenly needed to do demo right now, with the park about to kick into high gear for summer season. Roof collapse or a code violation? 

I'll bet they leave it as open space though. Gotta fit more people in for the Christmas spectacle...

I miss the original sandwhich shop, fresh sandwhiches, quick service good stuff..   then they started premaking them ???.  not so good.  closed it shortly after that..

As far as demo, as small as that building is, they should have been able to knock it down and clean it up in a couple of days..  then asphalt/concrete another day... Done!!

Gilligan

  • Craftsman
  • Posts: 1738
    • View Profile
Re: SDC's 2018 Project(s) and Park Developments
« Reply #1861 on: May 18, 2018, 09:42:31 PM »
No! Just no! Or, wait until I can get there and walk out with the sign.  ;D

Preachin_Bill

  • Citizen
  • Posts: 269
    • View Profile
Re: SDC's 2018 Project(s) and Park Developments
« Reply #1862 on: May 19, 2018, 09:27:40 AM »
Yeah hopefully they keep the sign and put it somewhere. Its a work of art.
Miss the old signs. Generic computer ones on all the new stuff is so cheap and putrid.
Small wonder our lives have so little of God in them, when we come in touch with so little that God has made.

sdcfan88

  • Cave Guide
  • Posts: 435
  • SDC Fan
    • View Profile
Re: SDC's 2018 Project(s) and Park Developments
« Reply #1863 on: May 19, 2018, 09:59:24 AM »
My dad did the artwork in that shop back in the 60's. Sad to see it go. Hope they saved some of it.

Swoosh

  • Master Craftsman
  • *
  • Posts: 5326
  • Editor
    • View Profile
    • THE Midwest Info Guide (MiG)
Re: SDC's 2018 Project(s) and Park Developments
« Reply #1864 on: May 19, 2018, 11:13:10 AM »
My dad did the artwork in that shop back in the 60's. Sad to see it go. Hope they saved some of it.

I wouldn’t hold my breath
SWOOSH

biscuitcreek

  • Conductor
  • Posts: 797
    • View Profile
Re: SDC's 2018 Project(s) and Park Developments
« Reply #1865 on: May 19, 2018, 08:32:23 PM »
Guess we are blind -- walked up and down the corkscrew Thursday afternoon, Friday morning, and early Friday afternoon -- went to Sullivan's Mill and to Hannah's and never saw the fence or destruction going on....

Swoosh

  • Master Craftsman
  • *
  • Posts: 5326
  • Editor
    • View Profile
    • THE Midwest Info Guide (MiG)
Re: SDC's 2018 Project(s) and Park Developments
« Reply #1866 on: May 19, 2018, 10:00:40 PM »
Guess we are blind -- walked up and down the corkscrew Thursday afternoon, Friday morning, and early Friday afternoon -- went to Sullivan's Mill and to Hannah's and never saw the fence or destruction going on....

Well in your defense the work is much farther west then where you were in Midtown.  In fact one could probably have walked down Hill Street and missed it.  Hence why Big Jacks went out of business in the first place.  It was hid
SWOOSH

Swoosh

  • Master Craftsman
  • *
  • Posts: 5326
  • Editor
    • View Profile
    • THE Midwest Info Guide (MiG)
Re: SDC's 2018 Project(s) and Park Developments
« Reply #1867 on: May 27, 2018, 03:40:28 PM »
In case you do not follow the updates on Facebook.  Sanddunerider was able to provide some photos of the construction in Midtown.  While there are rumors out there about this being a variety of things, real speculation is that this will be an upgrade BOH facility as that was what Big Jacks was being used for after it closed as a restaurant.

https://www.midwestinfoguide.com/2018/05/city-changes-sdc_24.html
SWOOSH

Duelist

  • Conductor
  • Posts: 913
    • View Profile
Re: SDC's 2018 Project(s) and Park Developments
« Reply #1868 on: May 30, 2018, 04:22:06 PM »
Didn't see this posted yet but Season Pass Extended Ride times are going on now: https://www.silverdollarcity.com/theme-park/Events/season-pass-appreciation

I'm Your Huckleberry

Swoosh

  • Master Craftsman
  • *
  • Posts: 5326
  • Editor
    • View Profile
    • THE Midwest Info Guide (MiG)
SWOOSH

HumphreyHawk

  • Cave Guide
  • Posts: 435
  • I do not think it means what you think it means
    • View Profile
Re: SDC's 2018 Project(s) and Park Developments
« Reply #1870 on: June 03, 2018, 05:28:31 PM »
http://www.ky3.com/content/news/Silver-Dollar-City-explains-causes-of-maintenance-delays-on-Time-Traveler-483994491.html

Warning....It's a hard story to sit through....(99% of local TV reporting is hard for me to watch)....but at least they got an official park employee to explain and didn't just use online reviews for the whole report.
"If with women don't find you handsome....maybe they'll find you handy"

Duelist

  • Conductor
  • Posts: 913
    • View Profile
Re: SDC's 2018 Project(s) and Park Developments
« Reply #1871 on: June 03, 2018, 06:47:13 PM »
I'm Your Huckleberry

Okiebenz

  • Jr. Citizen
  • Posts: 195
  • SDC fan
    • View Profile
Re: SDC's 2018 Project(s) and Park Developments
« Reply #1872 on: June 03, 2018, 08:41:49 PM »
Hopefully the numbers to stand on will help.  The big problem is people not following simple instruction on which numbered gate to get in at the top.  Once there, they either do not care and just get in whatever line they want, or do not pay attention to what they are told.  It cause delays and cars to be sent out empty.

sdcfan88

  • Cave Guide
  • Posts: 435
  • SDC Fan
    • View Profile
Re: SDC's 2018 Project(s) and Park Developments
« Reply #1873 on: June 03, 2018, 08:57:16 PM »
http://www.ky3.com/content/news/Silver-Dollar-City-explains-causes-of-maintenance-delays-on-Time-Traveler-483994491.html

Warning....It's a hard story to sit through....(99% of local TV reporting is hard for me to watch)....but at least they got an official park employee to explain and didn't just use online reviews for the whole report.

Great explanation from Lisa! Again this park has an impeccable safety record. All the right things are being done to ensure safe and efficient operations. And as with any new coaster during the first year or two of operations it will have some downtime to get the kinks and bugs worked out. Too bad that info wasn't really included in the article/video.

The latest update on the Midtown Project
https://www.midwestinfoguide.com/2018/06/midtown-project-sdc.html

Some changes at Time Traveler
https://www.midwestinfoguide.com/2018/06/time-traveler-sdc.html

A look inside the new Cowboy Jepp's
https://www.midwestinfoguide.com/2018/06/city-changes-sdc.html

Flooded Mine 50th Signage
https://www.midwestinfoguide.com/2018/05/flooded-mine-50th-sdc.html

Nice pics and updates Swoosh. Still kinda baffled why they chose the summer season to do a major reconstruction project like that. Seems like it created a huge bottleneck there.
« Last Edit: June 03, 2018, 08:58:58 PM by sdcfan88 »

Swoosh

  • Master Craftsman
  • *
  • Posts: 5326
  • Editor
    • View Profile
    • THE Midwest Info Guide (MiG)
Re: SDC's 2018 Project(s) and Park Developments
« Reply #1874 on: June 03, 2018, 09:24:08 PM »
Still kinda baffled why they chose the summer season to do a major reconstruction project like that. Seems like it created a huge bottleneck there.

They didn't have a choice.  From what I have heard it was slated to be done this coming off season, but it decided it needed to be done a little sooner.
SWOOSH