Construction of the Eiffel Tower at Kings Island in 1971.
The back part of Coney Mall in 1972. The area to the right of the Racer is where the Vortex roller coaster now stands.
This is how the Rivertown area of the park looked when the park opened in 1972. The Diamondback roller coaster now resides in the area where the ponds were located back then.
Kings Island in 1972.
The BierGarten at Kings Island (shown in 1978): The restaurant area located in Oktoberfest is now known as the Christian Moerlein BierGarten.
The Skyride (shown in 1976) was one of the attractions that was transported from Coney Island in the fall of 1971 for Kings Island’s opening in 1972.
The Turnpike Cars (shown in 1977), one of the most popular rides in Kings Island’s history, were removed to make way for Backlot Stunt Coaster after the 2004 season.
King Cobra opened as the first stand-up roller coaster in the United States in 1984. The ride was removed in 2002 to make way for Delirium.
Construction of the Beast roller coaster at Kings Island in 1978.
Screamin' Demon at Kings Island.