Tagged: wooden

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Zippin Pippin: Then and Now

My first ride on the Zippin Pippin was a blur. Only five years old, I was unknowingly coaxed onto the old wooden roller coaster at Libertyland in Memphis, Tennessee. I remember seeing...

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Goliath On-Ride Video Released

Six Flags Great America today released a first-person point-of-view video of Goliath. Crews have been testing the Rocky Mountain Construction wooden coaster sporadically over the past week, and luckily now we...

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A-Z Coaster of the Week: Thunderhead

This week’s A-Z Coaster is none other than Thunderhead at Dollywood — which is celebrating its 10th year of operation in 2014. Opened in 2004, The twisted wooden coaster is a...

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Goliath Lift Hill Topped Off

Six Flags Great America construction crews are working quickly to prepare Goliath for its rumored early June opening. Early June? According to a “midnight premiere” promotion the park is running (see...

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Dad Builds 180-foot-long Backyard Coaster

Many coaster enthusiasts dream of building a roller coaster in their backyard, but few are able to turn the dream into a reality. Meet father-of-two Will Pemble. After 300 hours of...