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April 7, 2008

Historic Dreamland Scenic Railway Destroyed By Fire

Margate, UK -- The historic 1920 Scenic Railway wooden roller coaster at the former Dreamland amusement park has been destroyed by fire.

The blaze began at Dreamland sometime on Monday afternoon of April 7 and by 5:00 pm the wooden structure was fully involved.

The historic roller coaster was built in 1920 and recently listed as historic landmark.

Scenic Railway was the third oldest roller coaster of its kind still in operation today. The other two are Great Railway Roller Coaster in Melbourne - 1912 and Tivoli Gardens in Copenhagen.

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