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      Parktimes.com is written and maintained by Davis McCown. Mr. McCown grew up with Six Flags, beginning his visits there in the park's very first seasons.

     He was a ride operator in the park for the 1974 to 1977 seasons. During that time, he worked at many of the now removed historical attractions, including the Astrolift, tower slide, and Riverboats. He also worked as a conductor at the Railroad and at the Log Flume Ride. 

      He is the Vice-President of the Six Flags Over Texas Former Employees Association and coordinates their periodic reunions. 

      He also maintains a collection of Six Flags souvenirs, photographs and artifacts. 

      In addition to this website, he has written: Six Flags over Texas, the First Fifty Years, a pictorial history of the park's growth and change. 

      Mr. McCown graduated from the University of Texas at Arlington in 1980. He graduated from the University of Texas law school, with honors, in 1983. He is now a practicing attorney in Hurst, Texas.

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