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Large structure
« on: July 29, 2018, 02:06:48 PM »
Before last week, I had only been to SDC one time, and that was over 15 years ago.  Had a great time, was able to ride Time Traveler twice.  Fantastic ride.
Quick question.  What is the huge structure that is kinda near the flooded mine, over the rr tracks?  It is several stories high.  What was it used for? 

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Re: Large structure
« Reply #1 on: July 29, 2018, 02:41:02 PM »
Before last week, I had only been to SDC one time, and that was over 15 years ago.  Had a great time, was able to ride Time Traveler twice.  Fantastic ride.
Quick question.  What is the huge structure that is kinda near the flooded mine, over the rr tracks?  It is several stories high.  What was it used for?

It is the tower/queue for the defunct Wilderness Waterboggan ride - a ride in which you climbed to the top to load in a boat and slid down a winding waterslide to the bottom.
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Re: Large structure
« Reply #2 on: July 29, 2018, 07:20:36 PM »
Before last week, I had only been to SDC one time, and that was over 15 years ago.  Had a great time, was able to ride Time Traveler twice.  Fantastic ride.
Quick question.  What is the huge structure that is kinda near the flooded mine, over the rr tracks?  It is several stories high.  What was it used for?

It is the tower/queue for the defunct Wilderness Waterboggan ride - a ride in which you climbed to the top to load in a boat and slid down a winding waterslide to the bottom.

Yes, Long Gone,  but not forgotten.... ;)

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Re: Large structure
« Reply #3 on: July 30, 2018, 01:53:28 PM »
Loved it! Although, I know I was airborne a few times.  ;D

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Re: Large structure
« Reply #4 on: July 30, 2018, 06:19:29 PM »
Loved it! Although, I know I was airborne a few times.  ;D

WHAT?  airborne? and didnt sue?? ::) ::)

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Re: Large structure
« Reply #5 on: August 18, 2018, 03:29:14 PM »
Cool, thanks for letting me know.  I was able to find some footage of it on youtube.  Looks like it was a fun ride, although maybe one that would be better suited for a water park.

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Re: Large structure
« Reply #6 on: August 18, 2018, 06:59:56 PM »
No it was perfect back in the day.  I do not recall getting any more wet that what you would on the river ride or log ride.

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Re: Large structure
« Reply #7 on: August 18, 2018, 07:08:35 PM »
No it was perfect back in the day.  I do not recall getting any more wet that what you would on the river ride or log ride.

It was a great ride,  and dont remember getting soaked..   Loved that ride.!

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Re: Large structure
« Reply #8 on: August 18, 2018, 07:31:44 PM »
Once it switched from the foam boats to rubber rafts, there was soaking.
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Re: Large structure
« Reply #9 on: August 18, 2018, 09:10:21 PM »
There was an inappropriate amount of wetness with the new rafts.   ;D
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