Superman: Tower of Power (Six Flags St. Louis)

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Superman: Tower of Power
Six Flags St. Louis
Location Eureka, Missouri, USA
Status Defunct
Operated May 19, 2006 to 2021
Replaced by Catwoman Whip
Six Flags AstroWorld
Location Houston, Texas, USA
Operated May 30, 1997 to October 30, 2005
Statistics
Manufacturer Intamin
Product Giant Drop
Height 227 feet
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Superman: Tower of Power was a Drop Tower built by Swiss manufacturer Intamin formerly located at Six Flags St. Louis in Eureka, Missouri, USA.

History

The ride originally opened on May 30, 1997 at Six Flags AstroWorld as Dungeon Drop.[1]

Dungeon Drop closed down on October 30, 2005 along with Six Flags AstroWorld.[2] After the park's closure, it was moved to Six Flags St. Louis for the 2006 season. It was going to be named Acrophobia, but the plans were cancelled. Six Flags decided to choose the name Superman: Tower of Power instead.[3] The ride opened on May 19, 2006.

The attraction was shut down June 22, 2007 alongside other drop towers after a 13-year-old girl got her feet chopped off by a cable on Superman: Tower of Power at Kentucky Kingdom.[4]

The ride did not appear on the 2021 map.[5] It was demolished later that year.[6]

Catwoman Whip was built on the ride's former location.

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References

  1. "Texas Thrills". The Tyler Courier-Times.
  2. "For AstroWorld, the ride is over".
  3. "Rejected Amusements: Dungeon Drop at Six Flags Astroworld and Thriller Coaster at Sports Plus Entertainment Center". NewsPlusNotes.
  4. "More thrill rides closed after teen injured". Pensacola News Journal. June 23, 2007. p. 4. Retrieved December 22, 2021.
  5. "Six Flags Saint Louis". Screamscape. Archived from the original on March 26, 2021. Retrieved March 26, 2021.
  6. "Six Flags Saint Louis". Screamscape. Archived from the original on 2021-12-05. Retrieved 2021-12-23.


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