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Timber Frame Shelter at Six Flags New England

By Sandy Connolly on September 27, 2013

We worked directly with Six Flags New England to provide a custom timber frame shelter for roller coaster riders to wait in line under.

Timber Frame Shade Shelter

Timber Frame Shade Shelter for Goliath Towers

This design features king post trusses with traditional joinery in western red cedar. The design is  straight forward and strong just the way our engineer likes it.

Timber Frame Shade Shelter

Timber Frame Shade Shelter…it’s empty!

Another cool part about this project was the beam and arched glulam we provided for the ride’s sign! GOLIATH. It’s an epic roller coaster.

Timbers for Goliath Sign

Timber Frame Sign for Goliath!

Anyone not familiar with the mighty Goliath Towers, here it is…

Goliath Towers Rollercoaster

The Mighty Goliath Towers

For the record…I didn’t dare ride the coaster, but a lot of people did!

If you like this project, or have timber work questions, we invite you to get in contact, ask an expert, or share your thoughts in the comment section below!

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Sandy Connolly

Wife and Mother (twin girls ROCK), Horses are fun...beautiful kitchens make me smile :-) love timber framing!
  1. Emery says:

    That was a fun day! The timber shelter being empty for the picture was just lucky!

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