Tornado

Coney Island - Independent Vendor 5 (Brooklyn, New York, USA)

Removed, Operated from 1926 to 1977

Roller Coaster · Wood · Sit Down

Track layout: Twister

Statistics

Length:2,970 ft
Height:71 ft
Inversions:0

Details

Former names:Bobs
Cost:$250,000 USD
Builder:Frank Darling, Frank Prior, Fredrick Church, LaMarcus A. Thompson
Facts:The Tornado / Bobs was built on a rather narrow strip of land that was only 70 feet at its widest and tapered down to 50.  The roller coaster overhung Henderson Walk by about 5 feet.

The Tornado's trains were Prior and Church's articulated design.
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