Tagged: zippin pippin

New Zippin Pippin Developments

I’m not sure what I think of this bit of news. It seems that some wood from another coaster will be used to build the Zippin Pippin: Green Bay officials have signed a nearly $2 million contract with a consultant...

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...

Zippin Pippin to Wisconsin

Although there is still no official confirmation, the Zippin Pippin will likely be moving to Wisconsin. According to the Associated Press, “MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) – If the mayor of Green Bay, Wis., gets his way, the old wooden roller coaster...

Final Zippin Pippin Photos

I said the last time I went to Libertyland that I would not return. I seemed to be at peace with the park’s demise and was ready to move past the troubling time. However the recent news of the Zippin...

Zippin Pippin to Wisconsin?

Could the historic Zippin Pippin coaster from Libertyland be finding a new home in Wisconsin? According to this article, Bay Beach in Wisconsin is looking at purchasing the roller coaster.  Though the city has not made a decision yet, they...

Zippin Pippin is dismantled

According to the Commercial Appeal, deconstruction began yesterday of the nation’s second-oldest roller coaster and Elvis Presley’s favorite coaster, the Zippin Pippin. Since 1912, the Zippin Pippin thrilled guests until it was closed along with Libertyland in October 0f 2005. It has been...

Libertyland Demolition Begins

This is a photo I was hoping I would never have to see, but in the back of my mind I always knew it was inevitable. It’s a sad day in the city of Memphis to see that this is...

Zippin Pippin moving to Wisconsin?

I apologize for the influx of Libertyland posts as of late, but this article really caught my attention: “Green Bay will continue to negotiate with the owners of two wooden roller coasters in the hope of acquiring one for Bay...