Other Theme Park Railroads & Monorails
© copyright photographs by Colin Duff

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay lomotive #4

Busch Gardens, Tampa, Florida

 

 

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay has both a railroad and a monorail. Here is the railroad's locomotive #4, pictured on a steamy very hot day during August 1992.

Underslung monorail at Busch Gardens, Tampa Compared to the bottom beam monorails at Disneyland California and the much nearer Walt Disney World Orlando the monorail at Busch Gardens has a top rail with underslung cars.
Underslung monorail at Busch Gardens, Tampa

These two pictures, taken in August 1992, will never win any prizes for composition, but the monorail provides close-up viewing within the wild animal enclosures so it is not easy to get a decent photograph from the walkways.

I cannot conceive that we would pass up on the opportunity, but for the life of me I cannot remember riding the railroad and monorail!

Narrow gauge replica of The General at Six Flags Over Georgia, 6th August 1999

Six Flags Over Georgia

 

 

The Six Flags Over Georgia theme park, east of Atlanta off the I-20, has a live-steam narrow gauge replica of "The General". When we visited on 6th August 1999, another steamy hot deep-south day, we definitely did ride the railroad and I can remember it!

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