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ashless

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It was such a nice day i decided to have a wander around the old American Adventure, the why's and wherefores have been covered in jon_nic's excellent write up so i'll just put up some of my pics and stop talking! :)

The "heads" still looking good.
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Inside the "mountain" amusement area type thingy
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Back outside, parts of the railway track still remain where it was difficult to remove
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Shops still clinging on, some still have power and running water!
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Must of hurt passing this sucker! :p
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And finally, spotted two fox cubs playing in the sun :)
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Great pics mate,looks like a chilled out place these days,sad to see it this way though,had some good days there.Well if nothing else it was worth it to see the fox cubs.

good work:)
 
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good stuff mate, when I tried this about a year ago I got rumbled by security within 5 minutes...:(
 

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Good pics I remember going round there as a kid I used to love it its a shame its shut down.I was unaware that you were a lost kid though:lol:
oh and cute foxes:)
 

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Cool pics, its good to see some more of the place:)
 

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mint to see foxcubs! haven't seen any IN YEARS!!!
 

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Does anyone remember these from the good old days of American Adventure?
This one was won on the "fools gold"attraction,where you had to pan for gold bits in water and sand.Dont know about fools gold,I think we were the only fools for actually paying to do it:lol::lol:
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This is now a collectors item,sealed bids in an envelope please:lol::lol:
 

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I've got three of 'em, though I think one was from Lego Land. When I were a kid I thought they were something special!
 

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very nice pictures ashless, I never had time to go inside the buildings but I doubt they will be around for much longer. cool pics of the fox's, it shows that the place is very much alive with wildlife and should be made in to a nature reserve or something.


JOHNO23, I have one of those "gold" medals too, it was such a con, we were just paying for the plasitc medal, regardless of the gold that was found.

for those still hungry for more AA pictures, my report is here:
http://www.derelictplaces.co.uk/main/showthread.php?t=4504
 

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Video footage

I was there fairly recently and managed to get some video footage of the general area down by the [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jzRgO-KYObY"]Pier [/ame]and of the [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LED6DToPES4"]Indian Heads and shopping mall[/ame].

Phil.
 

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WTF - thats the oddest toilet shot I've seen!

Nice report, didn't realise this place was still intact.
 

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excellent video ,Philb. it shows what a ghost town feel the place has when you walk through the site!
 

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Excellent to see more pictures :).

If anyone fancies taking a tour guide with a lot of knowledge on the place, do let me know!

With regards to the demolition, I think the Aztec Kingdom (where the faces are) and the area around the old entrance are safe. These are the bits that were actually built in 1985 for Britannia Park, and they're likely to be of use for a new leisure operator (which I think is DCC's preferred option still).

I'd really love to see the place reopened somehow or other.
 

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good videos phil:)
is there any security there now?
looks like a peaceful expore
 

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