Jump to content

Orion Construction Photos


Recommended Posts

  • Replies 7.7k
  • Created
  • Last Reply

Top Posters In This Topic

Top Posters In This Topic

Popular Posts

Here are my pics from yesterday. Didnt take any professional camera up. Just with my S9+. Plus, was a little bumpy. Watermarked because some people. And these definitely are "exclusive". 

Why wait?

Anyone that does not work at the park or in the industry is the GP. 

Posted Images

4 hours ago, Fishely said:

95fa80e2c81c5519faea27971191125a.jpg well now we have some sort close up picture of the turn around. Taken from the article above.

 

 

Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk

 

Can I download this and see if I can do an overlay with Fury's turnaround? I dont know if anything will match up exactly,but maybe I can scale one close enough

  • Like 1
Link to post
Share on other sites
Can I download this and see if I can do an overlay with Fury's turnaround? I dont know if anything will match up exactly,but maybe I can scale one close enough

It would be really cool to see that so sure! But it’s not my picture and was taken from the article mentioned above. Technically belongs to Kings Island but you can do whatever you want with it.


Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
Link to post
Share on other sites
4 hours ago, Waltny said:

Can I download this and see if I can do an overlay with Fury's turnaround? I dont know if anything will match up exactly,but maybe I can scale one close enough

It almost seems like it starts an almost slight left bank as it’s going up into the turnaround, then the very sharp right bank.  That’s going to have a very interesting feel to it..

  • Like 1
Link to post
Share on other sites
35 minutes ago, collin.klopfstein said:

Another support has gone up!

54B25AF2-8A9D-4FC8-8B33-913F308798A0.jpeg

Wow, I can't believe they are even working on a Sunday! I am pretty sure they will be done by the last week of January. No doubt about that.

  • Like 3
  • Confused 1
Link to post
Share on other sites
8 minutes ago, LovinMeSomeBanshee said:

Are they actually working this morning?  I haven’t seen any activity at all, other than the fact they left the boom up on the crane.

They put up a new support earlier, maybe that's all they're going to do today.

  • Like 1
Link to post
Share on other sites
21 hours ago, Fishely said:

95fa80e2c81c5519faea27971191125a.jpg well now we have some sort close up picture of the turn around. Taken from the article above.

 

 

Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk

 

People are really underestimating how hard this turn is gonna snap to the right, Imagine the right hand 180 going into Vortex's mid course but probably 4x the force.

  • Like 5
Link to post
Share on other sites
9 minutes ago, collin.klopfstein said:

Forgot this existed!

2425284A-E1AF-47F4-B229-72A8333C3348.png

6E320A5C-75FD-4936-B46E-4DEBB379F4D9.png

There are a lot of unanswered questions about the whole Orion project that add to the suspense. Is there going to be a bin system? What is the Orion entrance going to look like? How is Orion’s theming going to look? How is Flight of Fear going to change aesthetically? How is Area 72 going to be themed? What are they building next to the C.H.A.O.S building? Will it look anything like this?

entrance.png

  • Like 4
  • Thanks 1
Link to post
Share on other sites
29 minutes ago, FUN&ONLY! said:

There are a lot of unanswered questions about the whole Orion project that add to the suspense. Is there going to be a bin system? What is the Orion entrance going to look like? How is Orion’s theming going to look? How is Flight of Fear going to change aesthetically? How is Area 72 going to be themed? What are they building next to the C.H.A.O.S building? Will it look anything like this?

entrance.png

I really hope they make the FOF building look like what it did in the trailer

  • Like 5
Link to post
Share on other sites

Hear me out... I could see a lot of GP who have never been here before mistaking the entrance to FOF as the Orion entrance if it looks anything like it does in the teaser.

  • Like 4
Link to post
Share on other sites
4 minutes ago, MrSourNinja said:

Hear me out... I could see a lot of GP who have never been here before mistaking the entrance to FOF as the Orion entrance if it looks anything like it does in the teaser.

The park needs a clear Orion sign, and they actually need to have a Flight of Fear sign. Currently, there is not a single sign in the park for Flight of Fear except for the small one attached to the X-Base sign in the Coney Mall midway.

  • Like 4
Link to post
Share on other sites

They did get alot done today, you can only see 4 of the supports from the usual vantage points. I may share the photo I took a little later.

 

All I can say about the theming of Orion is this... It better have a world class plaza entrance sign like Fury, Banshee, Leviathan or Incredible Hulk. 

  • Like 7
Link to post
Share on other sites
3 hours ago, FUN&ONLY! said:

There are a lot of unanswered questions about the whole Orion project that add to the suspense. Is there going to be a bin system? What is the Orion entrance going to look like? How is Orion’s theming going to look? How is Flight of Fear going to change aesthetically? How is Area 72 going to be themed? What are they building next to the C.H.A.O.S building? Will it look anything like this?

entrance.png

It's gonna look just like that, storm and meteor included.

  • Like 4
  • Haha 5
Link to post
Share on other sites
9 hours ago, Hawaiian Coasters 325 said:

You know it would be kinda cool if they played some meteor shower or something on some TV screens in the queue for Orion and maybe FOF.

Not sure this is a realistic expectation, but with them kind of tying the rides together theming-wise, I could see some sort of meteor shower effect working in the queue for FoF with it being indoors and all. Nothing crazy but maybe like a warning alarm, sound effects and maybe some smoke? Could be pretty cool, but my guess is the changes are going to be primarily just on the outside. 

  • Like 4
Link to post
Share on other sites
15 hours ago, FUN&ONLY! said:

There are a lot of unanswered questions about the whole Orion project that add to the suspense. Is there going to be a bin system? What is the Orion entrance going to look like? How is Orion’s theming going to look? How is Flight of Fear going to change aesthetically? How is Area 72 going to be themed? What are they building next to the C.H.A.O.S building? Will it look anything like this?

entrance.png

It’ll look even better than this. While it’s not the Weber group doing the theming this time, Cedar Fair additions have exceeded expectations recently in terms of theming. Mystic Timbers’ shed is pretty effective at creating an unsettling atmosphere, and Copperhead Strike’s barn has even more detail in real life than in the animation.

  • Like 5
Link to post
Share on other sites
Guest
This topic is now closed to further replies.
  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    No registered users viewing this page.




×
×
  • Create New...