THIS JUST IN: FOUNDATION SET FOR NEW RIDE AT CAROWINDS
WITH 53,000 POUND FRAM
January 17, 2017) THIS JUST IN: Tuesday afternoon, construction crews placed a 53,000 pound frame to set the foundation for one of four new rides in County Fair. Workers used a 550-ton crane to mount the piece for Electro-Spin. It took crews approximately 10 hours to complete.
Also, as of mid-January, one of the four classic family rides debuting in March--Rock N’ Roller— has been assembled and placed on its foundation.
Here are some additional County Fair updates:
Carowinds is owned and operated by Cedar Fair Entertainment Company, a publicly traded partnership that is listed for trading on The New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "FUN." In addition to Carowinds, Cedar Fair owns and operates ten other amusement parks including Cedar Point in Sandusky, OH, three water parks, one indoor water park, and five hotels. Cedar Fair also operates the Gilroy Gardens Family Theme Park in California under a management contract.