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Monday, July 5, 2010 2:52:22 PM
Just uploaded two of the fairs/shows I visited last week:
Wold Amusements in Roseville CA at Placer County Fair. they were open, it was early on a Saturday afternoon.
http://www.flickr.com/ph.../sets/72157624422540712/ 

and Helm & Sons at Calistoga, CA Napa County Fair (in the beautiful part of the wine country).
http://www.flickr.com/ph.../sets/72157624297770293/ 
All photos were taken prior to opening.

I still have to upload Butler and Midway of Fun, hope to get to it tonight)
DutchWheel9
Monday, July 5, 2010 7:46:15 PM
THANKYOU for taking the time to post your photos, Sue. They are GREAT!

We look forward to more.

Bob
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Monday, July 5, 2010 9:25:42 PM
great pics!!!
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Monday, July 5, 2010 9:29:05 PM
trailer mounted kiddie bumper boats, looks good, never seen it done like this!!
http://www.flickr.com/photos/97...n/set-72157624422540712/ 
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mcarnyforlife
Wednesday, July 7, 2010 1:57:20 PM
wold amusements, formerly ATS, i worked on that graveyard when butler had it
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Thursday, July 8, 2010 1:58:01 PM
finally uploaded more photos:

Butler at Vallejo, just a few nighttime shots:
http://www.flickr.com/ph.../sets/72157624434773648/ 

Butler at Pleasanton, daytime shots, show looked great.
http://www.flickr.com/ph.../sets/72157624310177823/ 
check out the Allen Hershell boat ride that has been repainted - it is beautiful.

Midway of Fun at Petaluma:
http://www.flickr.com/ph.../sets/72157624435040994/ 
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Thursday, July 8, 2010 9:19:54 PM
butlers music express looks great.

midway of fun looks excellent. Anyone know the story on the falling star?? How long have they had it and how much do they use it???
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Tornado
Friday, July 9, 2010 7:41:10 AM
GREAT pictures... Butler looks very nice!
Would love to see them again in person.

When did Butler pickup the Turbo Force and Nitro? Or are they not Butlers?
Tornado
Friday, July 9, 2010 7:42:14 AM
Also whose Tommy Kangaroo and Kiddie Wet Boats?
Butler’s or booked in?
Love the paint job on the Wet Boats and love the Kangaroo design on the Tommy Kangaroo...
Patrick McGuire
Friday, July 9, 2010 12:04:50 PM
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Originally posted by mcarnyforlife

wold amusements, formerly ATS, i worked on that graveyard when butler had it



The last time I saw ATS was in 2005 at the Plumas Sierra County Fair up in the mountains. Rick Larson was the owner and I talked to him at length about some things. I had also gone to this show years previous to this. He used to have a Chance Casino that ran realy fast and wild. Now I see this Tidal Wave in these photos, which I am sure is not the same ride. In fact I believe his older Casino was at our County Fair here Stockton this year in June. Did Rick sell the show?
Patrick McGuire
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mikecroaro
Friday, July 9, 2010 6:24:14 PM
Hi Sue:

Thanks for the nice pictures. Alwaya pleasue seeing them.

Patrick:

The Casino in Sue's pictures is the same Casino that was at San Joaquin.

Mike
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Friday, July 9, 2010 8:56:20 PM
Patrick: yes, RIck is in the process of selling the show to Jason Wold. Not sure if it is a finalized deal, but Rick was there at the fair with Jason the day I visited.
mcarnyforlife
Saturday, July 10, 2010 1:21:20 PM
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Patrick: yes, RIck is in the process of selling the show to Jason Wold. Not sure if it is a finalized deal, but Rick was there at the fair with Jason the day I visited.



good pics, nice to see jason doing good, when i first met him he was working in ricks brothers derby. the zipper on jasons show is the one i help rebuild a few years ago, looks like they got new tubs on it
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Sunday, July 11, 2010 5:52:37 PM
Kiddie wet boats are Butlers - new this year. Amazing how a 50+? year old ride can be redone to look like a new ride. Is it made by Allen Herschell?
mcarnyforlife
Sunday, July 11, 2010 6:15:30 PM
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Kiddie wet boats are Butlers - new this year. Amazing how a 50+? year old ride can be redone to look like a new ride. Is it made by Allen Herschell?


that used to be sal ardizonis ride, i seen it a few years ago sitting in a hayfield i9n firebaugh, glad to see they redid it
violence is the last refuge of the incompetent....AYN RAND