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Photo feature: Amusement rides arrive along the bluff

Wayne Hoffman of Max’s Amusements sets up the zipper ride in the rain Thursday while preparing the carnival to be opened today for RiverStock 2015. Showers and thunderstorms are forecasted throughout the weekend. (Sam Gause / The Natchez Democrat)

Wayne Hoffman of Max’s Amusements sets up the zipper ride in the rain Thursday while preparing the carnival to be opened today for RiverStock 2015. Showers and thunderstorms are forecasted throughout the weekend. (Sam Gause / The Natchez Democrat)

Troy Brush puts the flags up on one of the game booths. (Sam Gause / The Natchez Democrat)

Troy Brush puts the flags up on one of the game booths. (Sam Gause / The Natchez Democrat)

Wayne Hoffman of Max’s Amusements connects a metal joint of the zipper ride in the rain Thursday. (Sam Gause / The Natchez Democrat)

Wayne Hoffman of Max’s Amusements connects a metal joint of the zipper ride in the rain Thursday. (Sam Gause / The Natchez Democrat)