Arnolds Park (Arnolds Park, Iowa, USA)

Operating since 1989

Roller Coaster · Wood · Sit Down

Make: Outdoor Amusement Enterprise, Inc.


Height:63 ft


Former names:Giant Coaster (1931 - 1932 to 1995)
Speed Hound (1930 to 1931 - 1932)
Former status:SBNO from 1987 to 1988
Operated from 6/8/1930 to 1986
Designer:John A. Miller
Construction Supervisor:Edward Pratt
Trains:Single train with 3 cars. Riders are arranged 2 across in 3 rows for a total of 18 riders.
Built by: Philadelphia Toboggan Coasters, Inc.
Facts:The Legend was rebuilt and the train was replaced for the 1989 season -- which corresponds to a change of park ownership.
History:Severely damaged by a storm in June, 1968.
Notes:Although the officially-claimed opening date for the Legend is 1927, there is no evidence for a coaster opening that year based on newspapers from that time.  In contrast, newspapers do mention the ride opened June 8, 1930.

Legend - Arnolds Park (Arnolds Park, Iowa, USA)

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Legend - Arnolds Park (Arnolds Park, Iowa, USA)