Giant Dipper

Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk (Santa Cruz, California, USA)

Operating since 5/17/1924

Roller Coaster · Wood · Sit Down

Make: Arthur Looff

Statistics

Length:2,640 ft
Height:70 ft
Drop:65 ft
Inversions:0
Speed:55 mph
Duration:1:52

Details

Cost:$50,000 USD
Designer:Frank Prior, Fredrick Church
Trains:6 cars per train. Riders are arranged 2 across in 2 rows for a total of 24 riders per train.
Facts:1/2 mile long.  Built in 47 days.

Original fare for the half-mile ride was 15 cents for a one-ride ticket.
History:Given National Historic Landmark status on February 27, 1987, as recognized by the US National Park Service.

Giant Dipper - Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk (Santa Cruz, California, USA)

Tip: Click near sides of the picture to navigate.


Giant Dipper - Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk (Santa Cruz, California, USA)


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