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and Team / Co
Jul 22, 2013
Arlington, VA
I was in Amarillo, TX last week for work and discovered that it is a deeply odd place.  For example a local millionaire artist created "Cadillac Ranch," which is essentially a variety of Cadillacs buried nose down in the ground.  People tag the cars and leave the empty cans of spray-paint.  It is one of the more unusual attractions I have visited.



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Looks like a fun little park.

Here are a few videos I found:

Big Coaster/Mousetrap

Texas Tornado


Fantastic Journey

Video of the park

I would have enjoyed the last video above a lot more if he had used the sounds of the park instead of the annoying music.
I had read online that this was the only steel coaster to ever have PTC trains. IDK how true that is, I would love to see which other coasters do too.
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So, as cute as Wonderland was, I can't say I'm entirely surprised.

"Delbert Latham and his 6-year-old son Kayson were on a roller coaster at Wonderland, an Amarillo, Texas amusement park, when Kayson's seat belt came undone mid-ride."

The ride op attitude seems similar to my bizarre experience on the carousel.

"'What makes it worse is when I told the guy at the end of the ride he stated that he knew that had happened sometimes!!' he wrote in a Facebook post."

On the other hand: rare coaster credits at an old school amusement park.  Also: gnomes.
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