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🗓 Rollback – On This Day

1901 The Kursaal at Southend is opened by Lord Claud Hamilton, chairman of the Great Eastern Railway Company
1909 The original Scenic Railway debuts at Great Yarmouth Pleasure Beach
1916 The Picture House opens at Spanish City, showing 'The Scarlet Sin'
1934 Fire burns at Pleasureland Southport for over two hours destroying a number of stalls
1999 Bryan Adams headlines a concert at Alton Towers, with special guests Space
2003 Formula 1 driver Ralph Firman pilots a specially adapted F1 car around the Big One track at Blackpool Pleasure Beach
2003 Ralph Firman takes a lap of the Pepsi Max Big One in a Formula One car (this is not a joke...) 

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Pleasureland's Log Flume was originally built in 1968 and sited at Myrtle Beach in the USA before being moved to Pleasureland in 1992. It was built by Arrow Dynamics.

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