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

March 1999

Lake Compounce Unveils New Mountain Coaster
Custom Coasters, the premiere coaster builder in the world, plans to construct a new wooden roller coaster for the year 2000.
| Read More | 03/25/99

Superman The Escape Returns To Full Operation
Both sides of Superman the Escape will be operating for the upcoming Spring Break period.
| Read More | 03/24/99

Six Flags Great America to Add Metal Detectors
Park officials confirmed that the park will be installing metal detectors for the 1999 season.
| Read More | 03/24/99

Hasbro Interactive's RollerCoaster Tycoon Now Available
Just in time for the spring season a new amusement park you open and design yourself.
| Read More | 03/24/99

Accident Investigation Continues At Six Flags Over Texas
Investigation into what caused the deadly accident on the Roaring Rapids attraction continues.
| Read More | 03/24/99

Six Flags Over Texas Suffers First Park Fatality
One killed and ten others were hospitalized after a boat they were riding in capsized.
| Read More | 03/23/99

Premier Parks To Reopen Magic Springs Amusement Park
Local newspapers in Arkansas have reported that Magic Springs Amusement Park will re-open for the year 2000 operating season.
| Read More | 03/23/99

Ogden Announces Acquisition Of Second Water Park
Ogden Entertainment group is acquiring Emerald Pointe water park in Greensboro, North Carolina.
| Read More | 03/23/99

Ogden Corporation To Acquire Raging Waters Park
Ogden announced that it is going to acquire the Raging Waters water park in San Jose, California from Paramount Parks.
| Read More | 03/23/99

Local Businessmen Take Over Operations Of Conneaut Lake Park
The new local management team hopes to bring some exciting new changes to the local amusement park.
| Read More | 03/23/99

Universal To Offer Soft Opening For Islands Of Adventure
Universal will begin a preview period of their new $1 billion theme park, Islands of Adventure on March 27.
| Read More | 03/23/99

Riverside Park Announces New Attractions For 1999
Since 1996 Riverside Park has been transformed into New England's New SuperPark.
| Read More | 03/23/99

SeaWorld's New 'Steel Eel' Delights Coaster Connoisseurs
The Steel Eel has tremendous app-eel so say roller coaster connoisseurs who've ridden the hypercoaster.
| Read More | 03/23/99

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