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Old 12-16-2015, 08:06 PM   #21
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You bet! I believe it has the last wooden roller coaster on the West Coast, or at least one of them. The Looff Carousel is a National Historical Monument, and dates from 1911.
I rode that roller coaster several times in both the 50's and the early 60's before moving to Canada. Was it called the Big Dipper?
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Old 12-16-2015, 10:32 PM   #22
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Yes, that's the one.
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Old 12-17-2015, 11:15 AM   #23
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The Giant Dipper, also known as the "Mission Beach Roller Coaster," is a historical wooden roller coaster located in Belmont Park, a small amusement park on Mission Beach in San Diego, CA. The Giant Dipper was built in 1925. The roller coaster, along with its namesake at the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, are the only remaining roller coasters on the West Coast designed by noted roller coaster designers, Frank Prior and Frederick Church. Some celebration days, it is 15 cents a ride...
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Old 12-17-2015, 11:37 AM   #24
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The Giant Dipper, also known as the "Mission Beach Roller Coaster," is a historical wooden roller coaster located in Belmont Park, a small amusement park on Mission Beach in San Diego, CA. The Giant Dipper was built in 1925. The roller coaster, along with its namesake at the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, are the only remaining roller coasters on the West Coast designed by noted roller coaster designers, Frank Prior and Frederick Church. Some celebration days, it is 15 cents a ride...
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Old 12-17-2015, 04:28 PM   #25
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Thanks! I'll have to pass the site along to my BIL as he works for Seaside Co., the entity that owns the Boardwalk. (He may or may not know the Dipper's origin.)
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Old 12-17-2015, 04:36 PM   #26
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I was prompted by the discussion to do a little research into our Giant Dipper. What stood out to me was that it was built in 47 days! In 47 days in Santa Cruz today, you probably still wouldn't even know which permits might be needed, and the Coastal Commission approval process would likely take 47 months before it was turned down.

This structure withstood the Loma Prieta Earthquake in 1989, which leveled most of downtown Santa Cruz, with only minor damage and was back in service two weeks later.
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Old 12-17-2015, 06:31 PM   #27
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I travel to Santa Cruz and up the canyon a bit to Scotts Valley occasionally for work. It's very sad but true that you can't seem to go anywhere in Santa Cruz without a street person asking you for money. As beautiful as the coast is, give me Scotts Valley anytime.
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Old 12-17-2015, 07:51 PM   #28
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And if they're not asking for money, they're scheming on how to steal your propane tanks, which is where all this started...
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Old 05-01-2017, 06:34 PM   #29
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I threw this one on mine and it fits. Comes with a long shacle Brinks Lock.
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Old 05-01-2017, 07:08 PM   #30
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i grew up going to the Santa Cruz board walk and later took my children there. It was a lot of fun. I love Santa Cruz but i haven't been back in years -since my parents moved up here.
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