“I’ll race you to that rock pile!”
This location is only a few miles from where I live.
Although it’s a business idea that may create dozens of jobs in Henderson [Nevada, adjacent to Las Vegas], it’s a business that could also aggravate lots of homeowners.
The project has been envisioned as a heavy equipment theme park where customers can drive bulldozers, backhoes, and dump trucks. For anyone that loves trucks and heavy machinery, this could be quite a playground. But there’s a lot of skepticism surrounding the plan, which could also be very noisy and dusty.
Business owner Ed Mumm [...] already operates a similar attraction in Colorado.
“Basically, a big adult sandbox super-sized from their earlier childhood.”
While it may be a giant sandbox for some, those who live nearby have some serious reservations.
If “Dig This” is approved, it would charge customers hundreds of dollars for hands-on training and a chance to operate what it calls “20 tons of fun.”