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The Candelari Collection - Six Flags Over Texas (1967)

Steve Candelari

Silent | 1967

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  •  Overlooking the park from the Astro-Lift 
  •  Riding El Aserradero, the first ever log flume attraction in the world 
  •  Taking a trip on the Overland Butterfield Stagecoach, an attraction that closed the same year 
  •  Thrill seekers on the Runaway Mine Train roller coaster over Caddo Lake 
  •  Descending from the Sky Hook 
 
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In this home movie from June 17, 1967, the Candelari family visits the Six Flags Over Texas amusement park in Arlington. The footage captures guests enjoying many of the park’s attractions, some of which are no longer in operation, including El Aserradero, Six Flags Railroad, Overland Butterfield Stagecoach, Sky Hook, Astro-Lift, and the Runaway Mine Train.