The first postcard is an early overhead view of the park. The second image is a 1972 layout of the park.
The first group of cards show the Eiffel Tower, Royal Fountain and Main Street. This is the area you see when you first enter the park thru the main gates. The great majority of these cards have scalloped edges which I have had to crop off for viewing purposes because they do not scan properly for use on a black background.
5 Views of the Fountains
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THE ROLLER COASTERS
The Vortex was built in 1987 and had 2,183,642 riders its first season. Vortex debuted as the tallest, full-circuit roller coaster with the highest drop in the world. It was also the first to feature six inversions.
The Screamin' Demon
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The Screamin Demon
The Screamin' Demon was a shuttle loop roller coaster that opened in 1977 as one of the first looping roller coasters in the United States to run both forward and backward. After ten years of operation, the ride was moved to Camden Park in West Virginia where it was renamed the Thunderbolt Express. It was closed in 2000 and never reopened. It was eventually scrapped in 2004.
The Racer-twin roller coasters
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The Racer was built on 1971. The wooden roller coaster became the first coaster to run trains backwards on one side of the twin coasters. In 2014 it will surpass its 100 millionth rider, the most in the parks history.
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