The Flume: Unplugged Construction

///The Flume: Unplugged Construction
The Flume: Unplugged Construction 2017-02-26T15:46:57+00:00

In early 2004 the log flume was re-themed, and given new lining, with rubber ducks, taps, bath plugs and of course showers featuring heavily around the ride!

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Construction begins on the station.

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Scaffolding in place and the roof has been stripped.

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You can see the new wood where bits of the roof have been reshaped.

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Entrance to the station coming into shape.

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Construction work by the entrance.

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Evidence of work in the tunnel.

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The Flume protected by blue tarpaulin.

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The big lift hill – not much going on here.

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Ground clearance next to The Flume – a good indication this will be a themed section.

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Construction continues on the station.

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A theming element being erected on the roof.

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Here we can see the lake having a reshape.

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The station from different views, the shape has drastically changed.

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A section of the new queue path.

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The old entrance is being removed.

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Another shot of the queue path.

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More theming has now been added to the top of the roof.

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A new better quality liner is being laid.

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Maintenance work to The Flume continues.

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The log flume path is now complete.

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The new roof on the station is close to completion.

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The log flume lake continues to be landscaped.

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A very different shape is forming.

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More maintenance work on The Flume.

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The old log photo kiosk sign.

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The photo kiosk has been stripped down to its frame.

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A close up of the shower head theming on the station roof.

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The control booth appears to have had a revamp.

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Bubble theming next to the station.

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A picture from inside the log flume tunnel, not much happening in here.

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A close up of the tap theming on the station roof.

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More tiles have been placed since the last update.

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The lake still has no water in, with landscaping still taking place.

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Work on placing the tough blue lining in the trough continues.

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Final section of the ride.

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The entrance to the viewing platform and entrance/exit area.

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Looking down the queue line – the old queue line signs are still present.

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Theming begins inside the station, with big white bubbles hanging from the roof. The structure has been sprayed gold and the operators cabin re-painted and tiled.

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Footers have been laid for a new building, possibly a photo shop.

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The roof of the main station is now looking complete.

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The new entrance to The Flume.

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The tunnel now with newly themed roofing.