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What's next for soon-to-retire Colossus at Six Flags Magic Mountain?
What's next for soon-to-retire Colossus at Six Flags Magic Mountain?

A classic ride that was once the fastest and tallest roller coaster in the world will retire this summer after thrilling generations of riders at Six Flags Magic Mountain. But will Colossus rise again? The 1978 wooden racing coaster will "end its 36-year reign" on Aug. 16 to make way for "exciting future plans" that the Valencia amusement park will announce at a later date. The curious phrasing of that brief announcement raised more questions than it answered and left many in the coaster community to speculate about what might be next for Colossus. Most of that speculation has centered on a potential transformation by Idaho-based Rocky Mountain Construction that...

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