Rocket

Ocean View Amusement Park (Norfolk, Virginia, USA)

Removed, Operated from 1929 to 1978

Roller Coaster · Wood · Sit Down

Details

Designer:Edward A. Vettel, Herbert Paul Schmeck
Trains:3 cars per train. Riders are arranged 2 across in 3 rows for a total of 18 riders per train.
Facts:Originally designed by Edward Vettel and reworked by Herbert Schmeck.
Trivia:The Rocket was featured in the 1977 movie "Rollercoaster" and again in the 1979 movie "Death of Ocean View Park" where the roller coaster was dynamited.  But the dynamite did not take the roller coaster down and bull dowsers were brought in.

Rocket - Ocean View Amusement Park (Norfolk, Virginia, USA)

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Rocket - Ocean View Amusement Park (Norfolk, Virginia, USA)