Watching them tear down Thunder Road at Carowinds. A big part of our childhood history is gone.
Posted by Ken Kirk on Wednesday, August 12, 2015
Crews spent much of yesterday demolishing Thunder Road, Carowinds’ landmark out-and-back wooden coaster, to clear space to expand the park. The coaster first opened in 1976 and for a time in the 90s and 00s, someone had the great idea of running one of the trains backwards around the 3/4 mile track. Source: Rock Hill Herald, YouTube
AT 5:14: Visitors at @Carowinds looked on today as construction crane knocked down last pieces of iconic Thunder Road pic.twitter.com/7FYo6adXxP
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