Painting a picture

Well here’s a different view of Thunderbird: These photos were taken by Tommy, our Paint Shop Manager. He and Joe were up in a 150′ manlift yesterday morning. Painting. That’s right. Here’s why: After Thunderbird track pieces are joined and bolted together, the next step is to smooth that area so that the transition from…

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Santa: As seen on TV

So what’s the deal with Santa in our new television commercials? You know, this guy: He gives a tour of our headquarters … … he chairs the boardroom meeting … … and holds his sizable head in his hands when the Pilgrim suggests offering Free Butter Churning Lessons at the park: What’s the deal? The…

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A zoom out from yesterday’s photo

Nearly everyone guessed correctly. That’s Tommy on the ladder, painting. (About a month ago … a bit too chilly for that today.) He’s painting the back wall of The Wave at Splashin’ Safari.

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A brush with greatness

It’s a great big thing he’s painting, that’s for sure. So…what is it? Any ideas? We’ll let you know in a day or two.

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Here we go!

We open for the season tomorrow. Tomorrow. Where in the world did the "off season" go? Amazing. Meanwhile, we've got some photos from yesterday. (It rained most of today, so we meltable PR types didn't venture forth much.) The landscapers were hard at work. The last of the flags went up (good thing, too; today…

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A new coat for Santa

Santa, get some sun! You're looking might pale. I hadn't been out in the park for a day or two and nearly fell over when I saw the Santa statue. Didn't get a chance to ask our painters, but this looks to be the results of some might fine sand blasting. Thanks to Tommy, Santa…

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