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All posts tagged "Colossus"

  • Twisted Colossus Construction Update #2

    It would appear on first glance that a lot of work was done on the Twisted Colossus transformation at Six Flags Magic Mountain this week, with a large chunk of the lift hill now gone. Unfortunately, that...

    • Posted September 14, 2014
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  • Colossus Catches Fire At Six Flags Magic Mountain

    I usually don’t mind when I accurately predict something, especially when it comes to theme parks, but today was an exception. The Colossus roller coaster at Six Flags Magic Mountain caught fire today as workers were busy...

    • Posted September 8, 2014
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  • Twisted Colossus Construction Update #1

    OK, I know you have all been waiting patiently for me to start providing construction updates on Twisted Colossus at Six Flags Magic Mountain. I apologize for it taking so long, but the park is now closed...

    • Posted September 7, 2014
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  • Colossus: A Look Back At The First 36 Years

    The Colossus roller coaster at Six Flags Magic Mountain may have recently closed, but that was only the first chapter of its life. It’s currently preparing for it’s next chapter, that will hopefully carry it forward for...

    • Posted September 2, 2014
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  • Colossus Closes After A 36-year Run

    Today is a very sad day for many people, as the Colossus roller coaster gives its final ride after an impressive 36-year run at Six Flags Magic Mountain. Yesterday, August 16th, was the last day to ride...

    • Posted August 17, 2014
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  • 36-Hour Colossus Marathon At Six Flags Magic Mountain

    The 36-hour Colossus Marathon that was announced by Six Flags Magic Mountain last week is finally here! After combing through many applications, the park was able to whittle the list down to just 24 lucky individuals who...

    • Posted August 3, 2014
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  • Interview With Colossus’ Structural Engineer, Tim McCrate

    Not that long ago, a reader of this site contacted me and said she was friends with the guy who did the structural design work for the Colossus roller coaster at Magic Mountain back in the 70’s,...

    • Posted August 3, 2014
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