austin_dern (austin_dern) wrote,
austin_dern
austin_dern

Don't close your eyes

And here, as much heralded and prophesied: the end of the Halloweekends 2017 visit! Enjoy!


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Our last visit to Blue Streak for 2017. The chaser lights look great on it.


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Last visit to the Kiddie Kingdom carousel, with the black rabbit that was so important to bunny_hugger as a child.


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Lights off! The park's closed and our visit was over.


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The lion on the Kiddie Kingdom carousel, with the lights out and the park closing around it.


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How the Kiddie Kingdom carousel looks in the dark, with bunny_hugger disapproving of the end of Halloweekends.


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Hay-bale go-kart-style track (I think it used pedal tricycles) set up near the Aquatic Stadium, it turns out.


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Windseeker put away for the night. Also a sign showing off the various walk-through and haunted house attractions.


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Boardwalk plaque commemorating Knute Rockne and Gus Dorias, who used Cedar Point to develop the forward pass, without which football could plausibly have been banished as a needlessly bloody, violet, dangerous sport so obviously destructive of health that no person should be subjected to it.


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Boardwalk plaque commemorating Glenn Curtiss's 1910 flight from Cleveland to Sandusky and back, one of the first long continuous flights over a body of water.


Trivia: A few days after addressing the Festival of the Supreme Being, the 8th of June, 1794, Joseph-Jéröme Lalande announced had added 1200 stars to his catalogue in the previous ten days, bringing his catalogue's total to 21,000 stars charted. Source: The Measure of All Things: The Seven-Year Odyssey That Transformed the World, Ken Alder.

Currently Reading: And Soon I Heard A Roaring Wind: A Natural History of Moving Air, Bill Streever.

Tags: cedar point, halloweekends
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