Switchback Railway

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Switchback Railway - In the United States, the first successful...
In the United States, the first successful commercial roller coaster opened in 1884 at Coney Island in Brooklyn, N.Y and attracted crowds from the get-go. For a nickel, passengers rode the Switchback Railway, which traveled up and YOUR down a short track at 6 mph over mild hills and valleys.

Clipped from
  1. The Billings Gazette,
  2. 08 Jul 2009, Wed,
  3. Main Edition,
  4. Page 96

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  • Switchback Railway

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