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Re: SDC's 2019 Project(s) and Park Developments
« Reply #225 on: January 05, 2019, 11:11:11 PM »
Just a rumor that is floating around - still trying to get exact details....

Either the corkscrew pass bridge OR the truss bridge near the blown glass/candy shop will be removed and redone this off season.  It sounds like it will be one this year and the other the next.

They must need some serious maintenance.  Again, I hope they return as they are and not as something different or generic - especially the truss bridge with the ghost wagons and sleighs.
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Re: SDC's 2019 Project(s) and Park Developments
« Reply #226 on: January 05, 2019, 11:14:32 PM »
If I had to guess, the Corkscrew Pass will probably be the one this year as there are some massive structural cracks in the cave part that go all the way up to the walking surface above.  Also with the water sluices being out of commission with the construction in Riverfront, this would be a good time to do this... and I'm not sure if it was related or not, but there were a few workers at the water lift for the sluice the final day of the season.
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Re: SDC's 2019 Project(s) and Park Developments
« Reply #227 on: January 06, 2019, 07:36:37 AM »
A rebuild would be good for the corkscrew..
   
Odd there werent any elevation flags or utility markers in the area ahead of time.., These days they dont plant a tree without elevation and utility markers...  LOL

Hopefully if this is happening they replace with another corkscrew. Would be an easy way to keep an SDC icon


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Re: SDC's 2019 Project(s) and Park Developments
« Reply #228 on: January 06, 2019, 08:53:23 AM »
Wow, much nicer than the old deck that was behind there before, but now the front looks so much smaller? Of course they have a long ways to go still. Kind of looks like they will put in an awning or something to make it more of a traditional concert stage.

I'm excited to see them start announcing some big new events out of this thing. Must have some interesting plans for it.


They already have announced some bigger plans for Echo Hollow.  A concert every night during Bluegrass & Barbecue, plus 13 back to back concerts during country music days.

https://www.silverdollarcity.com/theme-park/Attractions/Shows-Entertainment/Bluegrass-Nights-In-Echo-Hollow

https://www.silverdollarcity.com/theme-park/Festivals/Country-Music-Days

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Re: SDC's 2019 Project(s) and Park Developments
« Reply #229 on: January 06, 2019, 10:36:03 AM »
A rebuild would be good for the corkscrew..
   
Odd there werent any elevation flags or utility markers in the area ahead of time.., These days they dont plant a tree without elevation and utility markers...  LOL

Hopefully if this is happening they replace with another corkscrew. Would be an easy way to keep an SDC icon

Well like I said, the rumor was either/or.   So it could be the truss bridge instead.   As far as markings, I didnít rumor until the very end of the season so I wasnít exactly looking for markings/flags in those areas. 
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Re: SDC's 2019 Project(s) and Park Developments
« Reply #230 on: January 06, 2019, 06:12:02 PM »
Man, while it is true that Corkscrew pass sucks and is a bottleneck, that water tower thing in the center is a true SDC landmark that has been there my entire life. It's one of those little things that is mildly authentic and very thematic that ties the whole area together. Hope they have some new theming/details in mind to make up for the loss....

I liked the water chute that ran all the way down to the riverfront as well. The area will look really empty without it.

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Re: SDC's 2019 Project(s) and Park Developments
« Reply #231 on: January 06, 2019, 07:12:30 PM »
It'll be interesting to see how the "Christmas Train" line forms since they usually use the corkscrew for that line. 
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Re: SDC's 2019 Project(s) and Park Developments
« Reply #232 on: January 06, 2019, 09:37:44 PM »
Replacing - not taking out.   Also, I never said they were removing the sluice tower.  In fact it had new boards on it (stickers were still on the ends)
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