Shockwave

Six Flags Great America (Gurnee, Illinois, USA)

Removed, Operated from 6/3/1988 to 2002

Roller Coaster · Steel · Sit Down · Extreme

Make: Arrow Dynamics
Model: All Models / Custom Looping Coaster

Statistics

Length:3,900 ft
Height:170 ft
Drop:155 ft
Inversions:7
Speed:65 mph
Duration:2:20
Elements:Loop
Loop
Loop
Block Brake
Batwing
Double Corkscrew
Capacity:2,000 riders per hour

Details

Former status:In Storage from 2003 to 2004
Operated from 6/3/1988 to 2002
Trains:3 trains with 7 cars per train. Riders are arranged 2 across in 2 rows for a total of 28 riders per train.
Restraints: Shoulder harness
Built by: Arrow Dynamics
Facts:After the Shockwave was scrapped, the blue and yellow trains went to Six Flags Magic Mountain and the red train went to Six Flags Great Adventure.
History:McHenry Construction performed the steel erection as well as the disassembly of the Shockwave.  The foundation was built by Camosy Inc.

In the fall of 2004 the Shockwave was scrapped.

Shockwave - Six Flags Great America (Gurnee, Illinois, USA)

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Shockwave - Six Flags Great America (Gurnee, Illinois, USA)