Lake Compounce Off-Season Tour 01/30/2016

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Editor’s note: This is Adam, our new Texas correspondent. He will be covering the Texas parks and be writing some articles for us occasionally. Please welcome to part of the team! Don’t be surprised if there’s an occasional  mistake or two in this article. -Henry

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Some New England Area ACE members were invited by the crew at Lake Compounce to come out on January 30th for an off-season construction tour of Phobia Phear Coaster, their new for 2016 coaster. To view those, click here. Here are the non-Phobia photos, showing what this beautiful New England park looks in the winter.  Here are some of the pictures from the tour from DJ, our instagram poster.

 

A great behind the scenes shot of of Wildcat's turnaround in the snow.

A great behind the scenes shot of of Wildcat’s turnaround in the snow.

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Wildcat is getting retracked in some areas.

Wildcat is getting retracked in some areas.

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Wildcat is getting some new support beams.

Wildcat is getting some new support beams.

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This is the chain for the Wildcat Motor that powers the chain lift.

This is the chain for the Wildcat Motor that powers the chain lift.

Another view of the lift hill motor for Wildcat.

Another view of the lift hill motor for Wildcat.

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Some behind shots of Wildcat.

Some behind shots of Wildcat.

Wildcat track

Wildcat track

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The Wildcat Lift Hill

The Wildcat Lift Hill

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I love seeing the snow in this beautiful park!

I love seeing the snow in this beautiful park!

Zoomerang!

Zoomerang!

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Zoomerang's station

Zoomerang’s station

Zoomerang's lifts

Zoomerang’s lifts

I love a good cobra roll.

I love a good cobra roll.

American Flyers getting some work done on the Off Season

American Flyers getting some work done on the Off Season. It’s interesting to see Lake Compounce keep the tubs, while some parks removed the tubs off their Flying Scooter attractions. 

Rev-O-Lution Maintenance

Rev-O-Lution Maintenance. The main part of the disk gets sent into the maintenance shop while the main motor sits on the ride in the winter. 

Rev-O-Lution Maintenance

Rev-O-Lution Maintenance

The Water Park looks a little chilly from outside the gates.

The Water Park looks a little chilly from outside the gates.

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Clipper Cove

Clipper Cove

Clipper Cove in the Snow.

Clipper Cove in the Snow.

Some Down Time maintenance

Some Down Time maintenance

Some Down Time maintenance

Some Down Time maintenance

A plaque with a little history on America's Oldest Amusement Park.

A plaque with a little history on America’s Oldest Amusement Park.

Lake Compounce Park Map

Lake Compounce Park Map

 

Thanks to Jerry Brick, Lake Compounce General Manager, Rus, the ACE New England Rep and Sara Frias for all organizing and running the tour.

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