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2004 NEWS ARCHIVE

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

May 2004

May 27, 2004
America's First Halfpipe Coaster Opens In Denver
Thrill seekers and snowboarders now have something to to do at Six Flags Elitch Gardens this summer.

May 21, 2004
Fire Damages Station For Historic Roller Coaster
A blaze at Blackpool Pleasure Beach last night destroyed the station and train for the Grand National coaster.

May 20, 2004
Summer Season Begins At Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
The famous Northern California seaside attraction opens daily for its 97th summer season on Friday, May 28.

May 12, 2004
4th Annual Blue Streak Challenge To Be Held July 19
Conneaut Lake Preservation Society event to raise funds to preserve the classic Blue Streak wooden coaster.

May 7, 2004
Six Flags To Modify Restraints On Superman Coaster
Modifications to be made to the restraint system on the Superman roller coasters following tragic accident.

May 6, 2004
Hersheypark To Open New Roller Coaster May 8
Storm Runner the world's first hydraulic launch coaster with inversions and the park's 10th to open Saturday.

May 4, 2004
Disneyland to Unveil New Parade For 50th Anniversary
New parade titled Walt Disney's Parade of Dreams to feature one of the largest gatherings of Disney Characters.

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