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Archive of past news articles on theme and amusement parks, thrill rides and attractions.

July 2004

Jul 31, 2004
CoasterDynamix Launch Impressive Coaster Model
The Dragon model is being marketed as the world's most realistic, working roller coaster modeling system.

Jul 28, 2004
Wild Adventures To Better Prepare For Hot Weather
Park officials respond after 36 visitors were treated for dehydration at the amusement park last weekend.

Jul 27, 2004
Gyro Swing Ride Coming To Australia's Gold Coast
Dreamworld to unveil The Claw a pendulum thrill ride that will spin and swing at speeds up to 40 mph.

Jul 21, 2004
Shockwave Roller Coaster To Remain Closed
Six Flags Over Texas roller coaster to stay closed after rains and floods eroded soil surrounding supports.

Jul 15, 2004
Attendance Down, Park Spending Up at Six Flags Parks
Six Flags Inc. commented today on the year to date attendance and revenue performance of its parks.

Jul 13, 2004
Dragster Closed at Cedar Point After Incident
Four people received minor injuries after being struck by shards of metal while riding the roller coaster.

Jul 12, 2004
Exhibit On Amusement Parks To Open August 5
Free show in San Francisco to celebrate the history and technology of amusement parks and their icon attractions.

Jul 9, 2004
Minor Injuries After Disneyland Coaster Trains Collide
Three injured after two trains on the Big Thunder Mountain Railroad roller coaster bump each other.

Jul 8, 2004
Morey's Piers To Move Historic Goldent Nugget Coaster
Classic ride to be relocated to Mariner's Landing and renovated by coaster preservation team Comeback Coasters.

Jul 7, 2004
Attendance Increase Breaks Record at San Diego County Fair
A 4.5% increase in vistors sets a new attendance record for the fifth largest fair in the United States.

Jul 2, 2004
June Attendance Up 6% At Cedar Fair Parks
Cedar Fair reports that attendance at its seven amusement parks and five water parks was up from a year ago.

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