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Posted 4 years ago

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KINGofCONES
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I know it's an old "car" from a carnival, amusement park "dark ride". It was made by Pretzel. I have always wondered what ride, or park this came from.

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  1. vintagemad vintagemad, 4 years ago
    You have great stuff A++++++++++++++++++++!
  2. Sue Coyle, 4 years ago
    I would contact Dark Rides- Laffinthedark.com. I bet those guys would know. The entire website is devoted the the old Pretzel style dark rides in the U.S.
  3. LauraJ27 LauraJ27, 4 years ago
    Wow, Very cool! :)
  4. KINGofCONES KINGofCONES, 4 years ago
    I tried the Laff site a year or 2 ago. They didn't have any info then. But thank you for the suggestion.
  5. Rick Davis, 4 years ago
    I've been trying to find that out ever since that car first appeared on eBay. You of course know it was originally a Pretzel darkride car. It is not the original styling, having the addition of the rods along the side and back as well as the bat on the front. My guess would be the bat may have been an addition by Bill Tracy as he did add bats to some cars. As far as the ride it came from, I'm clueless.

    Rick Davis
    Director of the Darkride and Funhouse Enthusiasts
    http://www.dafe.org
  6. KINGofCONES KINGofCONES, 4 years ago
    Thanks Rick. Looking at the chips in the paint, I can see that this car was every color of the rainbow over the years.
  7. pjo, 3 years ago
    oh gosh, that's great! I would turn that in to yard art!

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