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Re: OzCat to be demolished
« Reply #30 on: December 08, 2015, 07:25:27 AM »
There was just two guys doing it, and they had to remove all the steel track first, so a little at a time... Like a slow, painful, death...  :'(

Thanks Tinman,, that makes complete sense now... Would take a little longer with just 2 guys!!............  LMAO!! ::)

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Re: OzCat to be demolished
« Reply #31 on: December 08, 2015, 07:32:50 AM »
Seriously........two men? This makes me LAUGH!!!
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Re: OzCat to be demolished
« Reply #32 on: December 15, 2015, 03:10:48 PM »
The lift hill went down today.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=frN53CyUQhE&feature=youtu.be

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Re: OzCat to be demolished
« Reply #33 on: December 15, 2015, 03:31:30 PM »
WOW!
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Re: OzCat to be demolished
« Reply #34 on: December 15, 2015, 04:43:17 PM »
nice video,   Man!  I would love to have 2 or 3 truck loads of that wood.

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Re: OzCat to be demolished
« Reply #35 on: December 16, 2015, 01:11:46 PM »
Hurts almost as much as seeing Zingo chopped up.

Funny way to do it though. I didn't think it was going to actually work.

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Re: OzCat to be demolished
« Reply #36 on: December 16, 2015, 11:59:53 PM »
nice video,   Man!  I would love to have 2 or 3 truck loads of that wood.

I heard the wood was so toxic from weather treatment that the local landfill wouldn't take it.

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Re: OzCat to be demolished
« Reply #37 on: December 17, 2015, 06:36:44 AM »
Here's an article from the 12/16 edition of the Springfield News-Leader. Also has a video.

http://www.news-leader.com/story/news/2015/12/16/roller-coaster-demolished-branson-and-local-church-there-bear-witness/77415176/

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Re: OzCat to be demolished
« Reply #38 on: December 17, 2015, 07:49:47 AM »
Saw a video yesterday of the lift hill coming down,  Now they do have a mess to celan up. I will be in town in 2 weeks and get pics of area at that time.

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Re: OzCat to be demolished
« Reply #39 on: December 17, 2015, 03:35:02 PM »
I have a video on my youtube channel from back in April. How much will be gone by the 28th-31st? I'll be in town to visit SDC and hopefully get some more pictures of CC.
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Re: OzCat to be demolished
« Reply #40 on: December 22, 2015, 07:52:17 AM »
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How much will be gone by the 28th-31st?
I was there Saturday and its already gone.  They were doing the final clean up sweep up when I drove by.  What a vacancy that coaster has left.

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Re: OzCat to be demolished
« Reply #41 on: December 22, 2015, 02:18:54 PM »
WOW!!   they must have gotten more help.  there is no way 2 guys cleaned up that complete mess in less than a week after the lift hill was collapsed..! Will be there next week.

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Re: OzCat to be demolished
« Reply #42 on: December 22, 2015, 02:49:00 PM »
I think the two guys were just there for the setup.

It's going to be a shock to come around the hill on 76 and see it gone. I just wish we had some hope for something, anything, new to come to that spot. Seems like so much wasted potential after all the hype that was surrounding Branson just before the crash. Remember when we had like three major resorts coming to town?

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Re: OzCat to be demolished
« Reply #43 on: December 22, 2015, 02:56:12 PM »
A new team  came in and had in down in less than a week...
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Re: OzCat to be demolished
« Reply #44 on: December 24, 2015, 12:03:18 PM »
Wow. I can't believe it's gone. The first GCI to removed. That is truly sad. The only thing I can hope for is that something new will be built. I feel honored to have seen it still standing and gotten some great footage.
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