Is this River Country?

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Is this River Country?

Post by cy1229 » Feb Sat 18, 2017 5:00 pm

Stumbled across this photographer quite by accident, and now I'm fascinated with his work.

Are these photos of the now abandoned River Country? http://sephlawless.com/gallery/abandone ... dismaland/
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Re: Is this River Country?

Post by Wizzard419 » Feb Sat 18, 2017 5:35 pm

At least some of those are (the islands, and some of the buildings/structures) Not sure if any of the other stuff is, but probably.

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Re: Is this River Country?

Post by Amy » Feb Sun 19, 2017 9:07 am

cy1229 wrote:Stumbled across this photographer quite by accident, and now I'm fascinated with his work.

Are these photos of the now abandoned River Country? http://sephlawless.com/gallery/abandone ... dismaland/
I would have to agree with Wizz ~ all of the identifiable structures are definitely River Country, and very likely the up close pictures of the picnic tables are as well. It amazes me to see how well some of the structures have held up, while other parts of the park have gone back to an almost natural state in a relatively short period of time.

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Re: Is this River Country?

Post by Wizzard419 » Feb Sun 19, 2017 11:30 am

It may have held up a lot better since it no longer has people using it daily nor is it getting hit with a constant stream of chlorinated water (if that is what most of the resort used).

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Re: Is this River Country?

Post by I am Sulley » Feb Sun 19, 2017 3:36 pm

cy1229 wrote:Stumbled across this photographer quite by accident, and now I'm fascinated with his work.

Are these photos of the now abandoned River Country? http://sephlawless.com/gallery/abandone ... dismaland/
Here is a link to a "Very Creepy" video of River Country

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5UO5guVY-9c

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Re: Is this River Country?

Post by cousininmiami » Feb Wed 22, 2017 9:58 am

Those are beautiful pictures! The moss draped oaks are so pretty. I guess when they cut the cord on something, its done.
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Re: Is this River Country?

Post by Wizzard419 » Feb Wed 22, 2017 5:38 pm

Unless the space is going to be used for something, or they are going to scavenge parts for other things, it pretty much just stays the same as the day it closes with possible fire code exceptions.

They only just recently got rid of the fantasyland end of DLR's skyway (it had closed about 20 years ago) and that was only due to the hill being redone for Star Wars.

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Re: Is this River Country?

Post by momeja » May Tue 16, 2017 12:31 pm

I remember going on some of those slides! strange the things you remember after 40 years!

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Re: Is this River Country?

Post by Blackie Pueblo » May Sun 03, 2020 4:33 pm

It's fascinating tome as well. Of course I'm very into abandoned places. Has anyone read how recently a man was arrested for trespassing because he was camping out on the island? There are some amazing vids of people who have snuck on the island and video taped the area. Now I'm not condoning these actions, but I am saying it's pretty cool to see what the area looks like now and how some structures are still there. Strange how they just abandoned stuff.

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Re: Is this River Country?

Post by horizons1 » May Mon 04, 2020 12:44 pm

Blackie Pueblo wrote:
May Sun 03, 2020 4:33 pm
Has anyone read how recently a man was arrested for trespassing because he was camping out on the island?
Yeah, I read that on Screamscape. The guy refused to leave. Maybe he was trying to self-isolate!
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