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Old 12-04-2009, 05:18 PM   #16
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your abilities to get into places always truly amaze me and your pics with reports are always of the top notch, I thank you for your time in providing all these absolutely wonderful reports.

That being said , it is a little heart breaking to see what use to be such a wonderful waterpark, deteriorate to nothing.
Even tho we only got to visit River Country once before it closed, it was awesome !
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Old 12-04-2009, 05:22 PM   #17
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TCD you have outdone yourself indeed!!

DH is going to love looking at these when he gets home. He has very fond memories of FW as a kid, and in particular the train and RC.
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Old 12-04-2009, 06:47 PM   #18
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So sad ... we have great memories of RC!
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Old 12-04-2009, 08:37 PM   #19
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Interesting pictures - thanks for posting. Sad to see it in such a state though.

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Old 12-04-2009, 08:58 PM   #20
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WOW you have out done yourself! Your PI work is amazing! Did you think you would get caught? There are some nice souvenirs just laying around! That was a neat trip down memory lane....things sure have changed! I wish they would put some money back into that and re build it. Some of what amazes me is how many Hurricanes have been there and the slides are still standing. I guess they are made to last. TC awesome man I have not seen it that well you are d man!

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Old 12-04-2009, 09:26 PM   #21
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looks like great place for gators now. what a shame disney just lets things go to pieces. river country was a great little water park. don't know why they didn;'t at least keep the pool open. they just let things go away. kinda like the swamp trail. it used to be a great place to walk and enjoy the nature. but now i guess they are more interested in making money than keeping all the neat things up and running at the fort.

anyway tcd how did you get in there?
Just my 2 cents

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Old 12-04-2009, 09:50 PM   #22
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Awesome report!
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Old 12-04-2009, 09:52 PM   #23
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WOW!!! You my friend are a true man of danger! I only hope someday I can explore like this.

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Old 12-04-2009, 09:56 PM   #24
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GREAT job on the pics. Now we will have to go over the top and get snake bitten to take better pics look for me at Celebeation Hospital.
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Old 12-04-2009, 10:32 PM   #25
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After looking at the pictures - I am shocked that Disney has not torn it down by now! That is a huge liability and LAWSUIT waiting to happen. The scary thing is that they are so into security - anyone could hang out there and never be seen> I went there many moons ago and I am amazed that the area looks the way it does....
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Old 12-05-2009, 05:52 AM   #26
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I was wondering where you've been Andrew. Todd would have to rent a helicopter to get better pics lol. Is this your comeback? Glad to see you made such an interesting spy mission.
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Old 12-05-2009, 09:09 AM   #27
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Great job!!! Wonderful reporting. Did you bring out any souvenirs?? I would have had to pick up an item or 2.

The last time I tried to get some photos of RC I was creeping around the fence/wall up near the front area, and got nervous, looking over my shoulder, just raising my camera up and over the top to snap a few pics.

So, what's next on your list of off limits areas? How about Discovery Island?

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Old 12-05-2009, 09:47 AM   #28
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I am sooooo jealous! It is so creepy though, looking at those pics! It looks like the aftermath of a nuclear attack. Now I'm scared of what Todd is going to do!
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Old 12-05-2009, 10:16 AM   #29
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I don't know how you do it!! You get into places no one else would even think about going!!

These pictures remind me of scenes from History Channel's "Life After People" program. Sad...sad...sad.
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Old 12-05-2009, 10:46 AM   #30
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Andrew, Next time try to be a little more thorough on your report.......


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