LaMarcus Thompson's idea

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LaMarcus Thompson's idea - One hundred years ago this month, Sunday school...
One hundred years ago this month, Sunday school teacher LaMarcus Thompson built the world's first roller coaster at Coney Island. Named Thompson's Switchback Gravity Pleasure Railway, the 450-foot-long ride thrilled riders with 4-foot drops and dizzying speeds of up to 6 miles per hour.

Clipped from
  1. Democrat and Chronicle,
  2. 23 Jun 1984, Sat,
  3. METRO,
  4. Page 43

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  • LaMarcus Thompson's idea

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