[PDF] Six Flags Over Texas 50 Years Of Entertainment Second Edition
Shannon Wynne was in third grade when his father opened the park. He remembered that a hamburger cost 30 cents on opening day. But she was at the park Saturday.
The lone surviving ride from that first season is a train pulled by a real steam locomotive. When the train pulled out for the first trip of this season shortly after noon, she was aboard one of the cars.
After the speeches, the opening-day crowd filtered into the park. Some of the rides were closed at first because of the cold weather and high winds.
But enough was running to keep the patrons happy. Don't miss a story. Like us on Facebook. Get Unlimited Digital Access Your first month is less than a dollar.
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Powered by the Parse. For decades, local lore has maintained that Six Flags is home to a number of mostly fun-loving ghosts—including Annie, the spirit of a turn-of-the th -century Arlington girl who allegedly lurks near the Texas Giant, the railway tracks and the music venues. Among other harmless acts of mischief, Annie has been known to unlock doors, pull curtains and mess with the lights.
Have you ever spotted her?
Over the years, these leftover became collectibles for Six Flags enthusiasts. Plan your Six Flags visit to Six Flags Over Texas and Hurricane Harbor now with one of our discount packages, including discounted lodging and attractions, for even more thrills this season:.
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So whose big idea was all this, anyway? Take a ride down memory lane. Six Flags is open full or part-time 11 months out of the year for four events: