Tagged: libertyland

Zippin Pippin: Then and Now

My first ride on the Zippin Pippin was a blur. Only five years old, I was unknowingly coaxed onto the old wooden roller coaster at Libertyland in Memphis, Tennessee. I remember seeing the backs of the riders in front of me....

A-Z Coaster of the Week: Zippin Pippin

Our last “A-Z Coaster of the Week” is one that is very special to me: the Zippin Pippin. Once located at Libertyland in my hometown of Memphis, Tennessee, a replica of the historic roller coaster now operates at Bay Beach...

Old Zippin Pippin Car Found

The original Zippin Pippin at the Libertyland amusement park in Memphis, Tennessee closed in 2005 and was subsequently sold at an auction for around $2,500 (yes, you read that correctly). The salvageable artifacts from the ride were sold to a...

Help Bring the Zippin Pippin to Wisconsin

The rebuilding of the Zippin Pippin is up for $50k in the Pepsi Refresh project. Please vote for the project to receive the money here! “Bay Beach is the 9th oldest amusement park in the U.S.; operated by the City...

Zippin Pippin construction to begin soon

We are very happy to see that progress is being made on rebuilding this historic rollercoaster: With an eye on beating the winter frost, construction crews will start work Aug. 16 on pouring the concrete foundation for the Zippin Pippin...

Zippin Pippin Update

Zippin Pippin’s roller-coaster ride inMemphis comes to end with dismantling By Amos Maki Posted February 11, 2010 at 4:32 p.m. , updated February 11, 2010 at 10:36 p.m. The Zippin Pippin has taken its last ride in Memphis, partially collapsing...