2005, Astroland management decided to fill in some of Dante’s
nooks and crannies with stunts obtained from The Scare Factory
of Columbus, Ohio. The new stunts included captive victims, a
vampire partially transformed into a bat, and zombies.
of Nasti’s stunts were removed although a ghost, which sprang
out at riders via a garage door opener, and a static Frankenstein’s
monster both left the building.
figures, including skeleton warriors and a werewolf, were added
to serve notice of the changes inside.
loading area also received a facelift as the original illustrations
were painted over with the likes of dragons, a mad scientist and
the Grim Reaper holding the Medusa's severed head.
park retained the ride’s original cars which are red with demonic
faces in both the front and back. The bench space is realtively
small; barely wide enough to hold two adults. But the cars ride
smooth thanks to two oversized rear rubber tires. Nylon guide
wheels secure the front end to the track while armatures hang
below the sides to pick up current.