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    Libertyland demolition begins



    Construction workers in Memphis are started with the demolition of a location that is linked with Elvis’ life.
    The amusement park ‘Liberty Land’ was rented by Elvis after closing time so he and his friends could enjoy themselves in all privacy.
    Yesterday, the first bulldozers where spotted on the location to clean the abandoned place.
    On the picture, we see Elvis’ favorite coaster, the Zippin Pippin.
    This attraction is now the main subject of a discussion.
    The organization ‘Save Libertyland’ claims that they are the owner of the coaster since the last owner deeded it to them.
    The city of Memphis wants the coaster to be removed as fast as possible if that is the case.
    A part of the coaster is already be removed to test the salvageability.
    The project leader says that everything will be removed within 30 days.

    Source: ElvisMatters, november 17th 2009
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    Re: Libertyland demolition begins

    Such a melancholy sight. The scene of so much amusement reduced to a decrepit mess.
    'Taking Care of Beaulieu'.

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    Re: Libertyland demolition begins

    I was there in 2005.
    After the Elvis Week of the year they closed the park.
    Last edited by Polk-Salad-Annie; 11-20-2009 at 03:50 AM.
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    Re: Libertyland demolition begins

    Quote Originally Posted by Polk-Salad-Annie View Post
    I was there in 2007.
    Did everything appear to be in good working order in 2007?
    'Taking Care of Beaulieu'.

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    Re: Libertyland demolition begins

    Yes it was.
    My wife took a ride in the the Zippin Pippin.
    It was fun she said, but also a litlle bit scary.
    Some of you all never been down South too much...
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    Re: Libertyland demolition begins

    I was at the door last year and it looked like it was closed.
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    Re: Libertyland demolition begins

    It's degenerated a lot in just a couple of years!
    Glad your wife was able to ride it before it was too late, PSA.
    'Taking Care of Beaulieu'.

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    Re: Libertyland demolition begins

    Quote Originally Posted by Teddy View Post
    Did everything appear to be in good working order in 2007?
    I made a misstake, i was there in 2005.
    Some of you all never been down South too much...
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    Re: Libertyland demolition begins

    Quote Originally Posted by Donut View Post
    I was at the door last year and it looked like it was closed.
    It closed on October 29, 2005
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    Re: Libertyland demolition begins

    Quote Originally Posted by Polk-Salad-Annie View Post
    It closed on October 29, 2005
    Oh sorry, I didn't see your answer
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    Re: Libertyland demolition begins

    Quote Originally Posted by Donut View Post
    Oh sorry, I didn't see your answer
    I posted it after your reply.
    So, don't be sorry.
    Some of you all never been down South too much...
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    Re: Libertyland demolition begins

    Quote Originally Posted by Polk-Salad-Annie View Post
    It closed on October 29, 2005
    you got some pictures of that visit?
    ‎"A year from now, you'll wish you had started today"

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