Astroland at Coney Island Closes

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Astroland at Coney Island Closes

Postby phillydude » Mon Sep 08, 2008 8:35 pm

http://news.aol.com/article/the-rides-o ... ark/155171

Article says the bumper cars are for sale for $200k.

No price quoted for Dante's Inferno.

http://www.laffinthedark.com/articles/dante/dante1.htm
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Re: Astroland at Coney Island Closes

Postby MJHammer1 » Sat Sep 13, 2008 4:56 pm

I actually just posted a scan of an Astroland brochure. The park's rides are all for sale on this page also. Looks like Dante's Inferno is $225,000.

I hope the situation gets worked out somehow, I'm not sure that this "final" closure announcement is really final, but then again maybe it is? It's confusing with the game playing...

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Re: Astroland at Coney Island Closes

Postby dorneydude08 » Sat Sep 13, 2008 5:27 pm

I have never been here but its a shame. I would be so upset if a park I loved closed. Maybe Dorney, Hershey, or other park around here will purchase some of the rides if it becomes offical.
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Re: Astroland at Coney Island Closes

Postby Yoshi » Sat Sep 13, 2008 10:03 pm

Those real bumper cars look nice for Dorney

I never went to Astroland despite being in NYC a few times over the past few years. One it is expensive, and more importantly I have heard from multiple people the area is horrible and how if you stroll more than a little bit away from the boardwalk, you are asking for trouble. Not the type of place I want to go to.
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