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#1 skier691

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Posted 01 August 2016 - 01:50 PM

1) Where was this lift, in its first location?
2) #2 location
3) #3 location

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#2 djspookman

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Posted 02 August 2016 - 03:08 AM

Knoxville, TN 1982 worlds fair. Not sure of the first install though. Good One!

#3 skier691

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Posted 02 August 2016 - 07:27 AM

I was assuming Knoxville was the first location....those remaining original documents do not list it as either new or relocated at that time.

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Posted 02 August 2016 - 09:34 AM

I just did some internet-sleuthing and found this: " Cableway 1995 National Coffee Park Quindío Department, Columbia Combination ride of Bronx Zoo and Knoxville World's Fair rides

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On here: https://en.wikipedia...on_Roll_Holding

So.. looks like first install was at Knoxville World's Fair in 1982
2nd: Parque Nacional del Café, Columbia
3rd: ?? (or could be 2nd?)

#5 skier691

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Posted 02 August 2016 - 07:46 PM

Don't confuse the Borvig with the Von Roll. There was 2 ropeways at the '82 worlds fair

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Posted 03 August 2016 - 08:45 AM

Good call, I didn't catch that!

#7 skier691

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Posted 10 August 2016 - 04:39 PM

Install #2 was 1982 @ Boyne Mtn MI "Super II"
Install #3 was 1995 @ Boyne Mtn "Boyneland". During this move, the lift wasupgraded to a triple.





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