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Best Wood Coaster Poll

It’s that time of year. What time you ask? Poll season! Voting has once again started in the “Best Roller Coaster Poll” . Created by Mitch Hawker, this poll is considered as the most accurate portrayal of the enthusiast community’s...

Will Son of Beast ever reopen?

Here’s an interesting article from Cincinnati.com that questions the current status of the Son of Beast at Kings Island and if it will ever reopen. The ride as you know has been plagued with problems ever since it opened, even...

Harry Potter Construction Update

Coaster101 recently visited Universal’s Island of Adventure Theme Park and we caught a glimpse of construction on the Wizarding World of Harry Potter land debutting in 2010. The new major attraction takes place inside Hogwarts Castle which is a massive...

Antique Coaster Items

I recently somehow managed to find myself at an antique gallery.  As I was looking at some of the old items the store had to offer, I came across a few interesting items:  Rebel Railroad Tickets  Before Dollywood opened in 1986, the park...

Nickelodeon Pulls Out of New Orleans

From The Times-Picayune: Nickelodeon ends licensing agreement with Southern Star Not quite three months after announcing the alliance, cable television giant Nickelodeon said Monday that it has ended its relationship with Southern Star Amusement, the fledgling Louisiana company it had...

Timberliner Trains for The Voyage

Holiday World’s Voyage Gravity Group coaster will become the first coaster in the world to feature The Gravity Group’s new Timberliner trains. Check out Holiday World’s website for more cool renderings of the train! “The #1 Wooden Roller Coaster in...

California’s Great America Photos

Forum member “CreditCrazy” was at California’s Great America over the summer (before Invertigo had its malfunction) and brought us back alot of great pictures from the park including some great aerials.