Dixieland Amusement Park
May 28, 2011
After spending the day at Lake Winnepeseukah up in Chattanooga we
drove down to our hotel which was a stone's throw from Six Flags Over Georgia
(update coming soon) and then the plan was to head on down to Fayetteville
Georgia to visit Dixieland Amusement Park. Eventually I was able to
roust everyone from our comfortable air conditioned rooms and we headed
to the south side of Atlanta where Dixieland is.
We had a few reasons to visit Dixieland but the big one was to score a "dirty
credit" on the Screaming Eagle coaster at the park.
Now if you're not familiar with the term "dirty credit" it's not
derogatory, it just refers to a kiddy coaster, a coaster at a travelling
carnival, or one at a family entertainment center like Dixieland Amusement
Park. We coined that phrase last year on the Negative-G Road Trip
when we had to use Bond in order for everyone to add a kiddy coaster to
their coaster count. Someone commented that they felt "dirty"
using a kid to get a credit and the phrase "dirty credit" was
The Screaming Eagle was added to Dixieland back in 2007 and was built and
designed by E&F Miler Industries.
If you think the Screaming Eagle looks like a giant "Erector Set"
don't worry, you're not the only one.