* Login   * Register * FAQ    * Search
It is currently Thu Sep 21, 2017 7:13 am

All times are UTC - 6 hours [ DST ]




Post new topic Reply to topic  Page 1 of 1
 [ 2 posts ] 
Author Message
 Post subject: Port Aventura "Bastardizes" Steamer
PostPosted: Wed Mar 01, 2017 10:40 pm 
Offline
Engineer
User avatar

Joined: Tue Oct 04, 2005 5:14 pm
Posts: 848
First came the Harpurs at Six Flags Over Georgia. Now, it looks like Port Aventura has butchered up at least one of their two (built by Severn-Lamb to Harpur's design) into a MacGyver dismal. Anyone know more?

Now: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eTpQexcvKH4

Then: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zICCSPoMMOQ

A darn shame.

_________________
"Never underestimate the power of stupid people in large groups."


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: Port Aventura "Bastardizes" Steamer
PostPosted: Thu Mar 02, 2017 12:21 pm 
Offline
4000 post Engineer
User avatar

Joined: Sun Aug 29, 2004 1:17 am
Posts: 4152
Location: San Jose, California
This is the first that I've heard of it. I thought that Severn-Lamb makes steam outline versions of their steam locomotives so it's possible that Port Adventura's locomotives were converted by their original makers. Not that that makes it any better but at least it's not the home brew butcher job that Six Flags Over Georgia did.

I sure hope that the Walt Disney Company doesn't know about any of this. :evil:

_________________
"Hello folks. Welcome aboard the Disneyland Railroad."

- Thurl Ravenscroft 1914-2005 -

[email protected]


Top
 Profile E-mail  
 
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic Reply to topic  Page 1 of 1
 [ 2 posts ] 

All times are UTC - 6 hours [ DST ]


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum

Search for:
Jump to:  
Powered by phpBB © 2000, 2002, 2005, 2007 phpBB Group
© 2006-2011 Burnsland.com, Steve Burns. Check out the Information page. All Disney-owned type stuff is property of Disney. No ownership or rights of usage are implied. No endorsement by Disney is implied, either. Surf at your own risk. Look both ways before crossing the street. Live long and prosper.