The "original buildings" of Carow
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Construction photos of Carowinds, 1972 - HERE
Carowinds brochures: 1972 to 1983 - HERE
More Early Years Links
News articles pertaining to Carowinds
Proposed "Carolina Center" complex, 1973
Color aerial photo of Carowinds, 1973
Above is a screenshot from a Hardee's commercial filmed in 1976 promoting Carowinds and the brand new Thunder Road roller coaster.
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