Doswell in Hanover County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
The Boulder Bumpers is a miniature version of the Dodgem car ride in Candy Apple Grove. It features two-rider cars, built by Bertazzon of Italy, that run on a 59' x 30' steel-plated floor. the ride structure is painted concrete "boulders".
A 70 volt DC motor mounted to the steering column both steers and powers the cars.
The ride cost about $138,932 in 1975.
There are approximately 4,600 screws holding the steel floor plates down.
Erected 2000 by Kings Dominion.
Location. 37° 50.382′ N, 77° 26.575′ W. Marker is in Doswell, Virginia, in Hanover County. Click for map. Marker is located within King's Dominion Theme Park. Marker is at or near this postal address: 16000 Theme Park Way, Doswell VA 23047, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ranger Smith's Jeep Tour (within shouting distance of this marker); Boo Boo's Tree Swings (within shouting distance of this marker); The Scooby-Doo Ghoster Coaster (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Wave Swinger (about 400 feet away); The Shockwave The Eiffel Tower (about 700 feet away); Volcano (about 700 feet away); Water Works (about 700 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Doswell.
Categories. • 20th Century • Entertainment •
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