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2014-06-19 04:21:14

Fastest Wooden Roller Coaster with Tallest and Steepest Drop on the Planet GURNEE, Ill., June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The new GIANT in the world of wooden roller coasters makes its debut today! Six Flags Great America presents Goliath, the fastest wooden roller coaster in the world featuring the world's tallest and steepest drop. All total, this wooden marvel touts three world records and goes upside down twice making it the most extreme coaster of its kind on the planet! To view the...

2014-05-17 08:20:06

Goliath becomes Tallest, Steepest, Fastest Wooden Coaster GURNEE, Ill., May 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Six Flags Great America announced today that the world's fastest wooden roller coaster with the tallest and steepest drop, known as Goliath, was "topped off" earlier today as the last section of the 165-foot-high structure was bolted in place. The high-thrill coaster is in its final stages of construction and will be ready to debut to guests within the next few weeks. The mammoth...

2014-04-25 23:04:39

York Bridge Concepts™ continues wood legacy by unveiling one-of-a-kind timber vehicular bridge at the theme park's grand opening. Panama City Beach, FL (PRWEB) April 25, 2014 Teddy and Jenny Meeks’ love affair with timber was sparked decades before their dreams of re-opening Miracle Strip Amusement Park was even a possibility. First inaugurated in Panama City Beach in 1964, the park has re-opened in a new location, with new rides and the anticipation of the return of the...

2014-01-27 08:25:24

New York's Historic Amusement Park Welcomes First 'Loop' Coaster Since 1910 BROOKLYN, N.Y., Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Roller coaster fanatics from around the world have a new reason to visit Luna Park in Coney Island this year. This Memorial Day Weekend, the amusement venture will be welcoming its first-ever vertical lift steel roller coaster, The Thunderbolt, to its lineup of joy rides. The new coaster will sit where the original wooden Thunderbolt thrilled riders from the...


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