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Re: SIAP, Pics of Abandoned Six Flags New Orleans
« Reply #1 on: August 19, 2011, 11:51:41 PM »
Absolutely HAUNTING photos! Fabulous work. Thanks for posting. Sad to see this place fall into ruin like this. WOW!
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Re: SIAP, Pics of Abandoned Six Flags New Orleans
« Reply #2 on: August 20, 2011, 01:23:39 AM »
amazing pics,  what a shame. 

looking at pics, it could almost be CC. ;)

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Re: SIAP, Pics of Abandoned Six Flags New Orleans
« Reply #3 on: August 20, 2011, 10:55:49 AM »
A few really nice pics. here. Makes me wanna go... honest I love abandoned places!

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Re: SIAP, Pics of Abandoned Six Flags New Orleans
« Reply #4 on: August 20, 2011, 01:27:30 PM »
really nice photos, and its a damn shame that the place has shut down.

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Re: SIAP, Pics of Abandoned Six Flags New Orleans
« Reply #5 on: August 20, 2011, 09:17:20 PM »
The mayor of New Orleans, Mitch Landrieu, recently invited investors on Wednesday 8/17 to place bids on the property.
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In recent years, the once bustling amusement park has become a playground for thieves, vandals, and photographers.

The city still owes $13 million from when the park was originally built, and combining that with the previously mentioned lack of funding, the city has decided to put restrictions on the bids. Specifically, they are looking for an amusement park, water park, or a retail center.

The city is attempting to be as accommodating as possible, offering to clear rides and buildings at the expense of the city instead of the buyer. In fact, the city is currently working on auctioning the rides and parts to garner funds.

The city will be accepting bids until October 10th, 2011.

http://www.coaster-net.com/news/1529-potential-redevelopment-of-six-flags-new-orleans/

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Re: SIAP, Pics of Abandoned Six Flags New Orleans
« Reply #6 on: August 23, 2011, 10:31:28 AM »
Wow, very interesting pictures, and articles! In a sense, you could almost hear the laughter of young ones, and the clacking of the rollercoaster lifts, and that famous New Orleans music that flowing through the air.

I am glad to hear that the city is ready to invest in a revitalization project for the property. I wonder if any of those attractions could be salvageable? The big rollercoasters might since most of the track is off the ground.

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Re: SIAP, Pics of Abandoned Six Flags New Orleans
« Reply #7 on: August 27, 2011, 05:41:43 PM »
That is so creepy!! And also very sad, hopefully someone will buy up the land and restore it to another great family destination for the people of New Orleans.
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Re: SIAP, Pics of Abandoned Six Flags New Orleans
« Reply #8 on: November 26, 2011, 02:17:30 PM »
posted today:  a short article and a 11 minute you tube video..

http://screamscape.com/html/us_news.htm#Louisiana

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Re: SIAP, Pics of Abandoned Six Flags New Orleans
« Reply #9 on: November 26, 2011, 08:09:03 PM »
OK, the guy and the gal with him are a little loopy...somewhat weird. Interesting to see an update on the park though. Thanks for posting.
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Re: SIAP, Pics of Abandoned Six Flags New Orleans
« Reply #10 on: November 26, 2011, 08:29:56 PM »
agrred junior,  they for sure had 1 extra shot of somehting in there morning coffee.... LOL....  but the video has some great shots of the park and current condition..