Classic Coaster

Washington State Fair (Puyallup, Washington, USA)

Operating since 1935

Roller Coaster · Wood · Sit Down

Statistics

Length:2,650 ft
Height:55 ft
Drop:52 ft
Inversions:0
Speed:50 mph
Duration:1:45
Max Vertical Angle:63°
Capacity:1,300 riders per hour

Details

Former names:Roller Coaster
Coaster
Giant Coaster
Categories:
Designer:John A. Miller
Trains:3 trains with 8 cars per train. Riders are arranged 2 across in a single row for a total of 16 riders per train.
Built by: Fredrick Church
Facts:The Classic Coaster's trains are named: Ol' Yeller, Blaz'n Blue and Or'nry Orange.
Notes:The Classic Coaster was originally built as a side-friction roller coaster in order to accommodate the trains from the former Scenic Railway at Oaks Amusement Park in Portland Oregon.  In 1950, the track was updated by Walker LeRoy and trains from the former Giant Dipper at Happyland Park in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada were utilized.

Classic Coaster - Washington State Fair (Puyallup, Washington, USA)

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Classic Coaster - Washington State Fair (Puyallup, Washington, USA)