December, 2001

Articles included in the December 2001 issue:

  • Alamo Attractions provides the fun zone at the annual Shrimpfest at the University of Texas, San Antonio

  • Petting Zoos, animals and more: that is the life of Bob Commerford 

  • Swan song for Bearcreek Country Fair: the amusement park portion at resort goes under the auction gavel

  • Wallis Amusements, an English amusement company shares photos of a ride that has traveled all over the world

  • Midway personality: concessionaires Herman "Arky" Wood and his wife Bonnie Applegate; and "Tiny, a games concessionaire who works for Midwest Concessions. 

  • AIE 2001 Personalities - photos of industry leader participating in the Expo.

  • AIE 2001 activities - photo essay of business conducted at the Expo

  • AIMS Safety Seminar scheduled for January 2002 has 25 new classes

  • History of Train Shows XXV - Cetlin & Wilson has good times 

  • Do You remember Dizzy Ducks? A one-of- a-kind ride with an unusual history

  • Walk Down Memory lane - recent train loading of James E. Strates Shows train is reminiscent of the heyday of rail shows

  • Manufacturer's Showcase features: Waterloo Tent & Tarp announces promotions and staff additions; Bankshot Organization: non-aggressive family sports; Stealth Fabrication: a new company under the direction of Steve Darvalics formerly of Uni-Glide.

  • An expanded version of the Modeler's Corner offers tips and techniques for building a wide array of pieces suitable for a scale model carnival.
  • Also, monthly features including Midway Talk, Direct From the Lots, and Modeler's Corner and Classified Ads.