Project 31: Roller coasters of Worlds of Fun 1980

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This special exhibit features hand-built working models of all five coasters there were at Worlds of Fun, 31 years ago in 1980, hence the name Project 31. The five coasters are all built 1/48th of actual size and include: The Orient Express, Screamroller, Schussboomer, Zambezi Zinger and Silly Serpent. In addition to the models, you’ll see historic photos; an actual wheel from The Orient Express; original park materials from 1980 and blue prints.

Project 31 is Located in the midway on the west side of Sprint Festival Plaza near the Science City entrance.

Watch this clip from local NBC Action news channel to learn from this truly unique local Maker!

Randal Strong-Wallace will be at Maker Faire talking about his creations, stop and see if you can spot that special rollercoaster you used to ride!

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