Shireland did re-open for a
brief time in 1991, but rumor has it that it did not make it
through the entire season.
It would be interesting to
know why the park didn't open in 1989 and 1990. I could
speculate that it had to do with the volatile nature of creator
Thomas Smrt, and his inability to employ and maintain a staff.
I could equally speculate that Smrt's impetuous nature sent him
off on two other dozen projects, causing him to lose
Through it all, I am convinced
that Thomas Smrt could not, nor did not conceive, plan
and develop this park on his own. If you worked at
Shireland and/or have any "behind-the-scenes"
You can see a video (hear it,
is a better term) that has some of the big-top show music in it.
It is a little hard to hear, because the videographer wasn't in
the big top. He was actually videotaping his kids walking
around another part of the park. PRESS
HERE to be taken to it.
Wanna see a video of the
train ride? Click