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Irondequoit in Monroe County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

On This Site - Over the Years

 
 
On This Site - Over the Years Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, June 13, 2015
1. On This Site - Over the Years Marker
Inscription. Today's home-grown Bobsleds ride began as the park's Junior Coaster, as shown here in the large picture. The early ride featured boxy cars (left inset) that rode on flat tracks on a simple two-level structure.
But in the Sixties, park owner George Long decided to "spice it up" and add more thrill. After visiting Disneyland in California and seeing its new Matterhorn coaster and unique tubular track configuration, Long set out to modernize his coaster with tubular track, banked curves and a new third level in the structure. In 1962, the Bobsleds coaster opened - and today is widely recognized as a one-of-a-kind classic among enthusiasts.
 
Erected by Seabreeze.
 
Location. 43° 14.027′ N, 77° 32.58′ W. Marker is in Irondequoit, New York, in Monroe County. Marker can be reached from Culver Road. Touch for map. Marker is in Seabreeze amusement park. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4600 Culver Road, Rochester NY 14622, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named On This Site - Over the Years (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named On This Site - Over the Years (within shouting distance of this
Marker in Front of the Bobsleds image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, June 13, 2015
2. Marker in Front of the Bobsleds
Marker faces west.
marker); The Leopold Lion (within shouting distance of this marker); The Seabreeze Time Line (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named On This Site - Over the Years (about 300 feet away); a different marker also named On This Site - Over the Years (about 400 feet away); Fort Des Sables (about 400 feet away); a different marker also named On This Site - Over the Years (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Irondequoit.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 31, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 174 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 31, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.
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