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PHOTOS: Moonshine, rural settings set the scene for Carowinds' latest roller coaster, park expansion

bizjournals Thursday, 17 January 2019
Carowinds is channeling a previous era with the opening of Blue Ridge Junction and its Copperhead Strike roller coaster that will debut this spring. The new elements of the local amusement park begin a moonshining metaphor, as the new roller coaster represents backwoods-liquor brewers fleeing the sheriff through the hills and mountains of the Carolinas, says Steve Jackson, director of construction and maintenance at Carowinds. “You’re a bootlegger and you’re running from the cops,” he says.…
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