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Magnum XL-200
In this week's edition of Flashback Friday, we'll talk about Magnum XL-200, the world's first hypercoaster, and how it started a race between amusement parks to build the tallest and fastest roller coasters.
Racer
Continuing in our series on the history of roller coasters, this week we'll look at The Racer, the ride that brought us through the Great Depression and sparked a new interest in thrill rides.
Welcome back to Flashback Friday! This week we'll focus on a classic Disney coaster that introduced tubular steel track and revolutionized the industry. Yes, I'm talking about the Matterhorn Bobsleds.
Switchback Railway
Introducing a new weekly post series, Flashback Friday, where we’ll take a look at six legendary coasters that made their mark in the amusement industry. Although many of the rides we’ll cover are no longer in operation, they’re still held in high regard as the innovative designs that brought us to where we are today. In today’s edition of Flashback Friday, we’ll be taking a look at the roller coaster that started it all: Switchback Railway.
Amusement parks might be at the top of everyone's vacation plans, but they're certainly not a cheap activity. Once you add up ticket prices, hotel rooms, parking, meals, and up-charge attractions, the total bill likely makes you gasp. But, with careful planning, you can enjoy a fulfilling amusement park experience without breaking the bank.
Over the past decade, Rocky Mountain Construction has proved to be one of the most innovative manufacturers in the amusement industry. Are you an RMC expert? It's time to find out.