Archive For September 10th, 2012

White Swan Park founder Roy C. Todd dies at 95

By | September 10, 2012

Roy C. Todd, founder and builder of the former White Swan Park near Moon, Pa., died Sept. 2 at his daughter’s home in Mesa, Ariz. He was 95. Born on Nov. 14, 1916, Todd grew up in North Fayette, Pa. At 17, he found employment in area coal mines and worked the coal veins for […]

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Kings Island’s K.I. & Miami Valley Railroad surpasses 50-million rider mark

By | September 10, 2012

KINGS ISLAND, Ohio – The K.I. & Miami Valley Railroad attraction at Kings Island has surpassed the 50-million mark in rides given since opening with the park in 1972, the second-most in park history behind the Racer roller coaster which has given more than 97 million rides. Kings Island ’s locomotives are scale replicas of […]

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