Wednesday, October 12, 2011
Each night after sundown, the Gayway beckoned with brilliant lights and the promise of fun. Using his connections to Disney and the amusement industry, amusements and concessions director George Whitney secured a $2 million contract with Conklin and Batt, North America's leading amusement-park experts, to design the Gayway, which included rides from France, Italy and West Germany. Among them, the Wild Mouse, a roller coaster with two-person cars that scattered and ran like, well, mice.
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