The Dipper was remodel and renamed between the 1957 & 1958 seasons. The Little Dipper was originally built with a mild double dip. During the transformation the double dip was removed and the height was increased from about 25-30 feet to 40 feet. The roller coaster was also modified to allow for two train operation.
The Little Dipper originally utilized the old Teddy Bear train. When converted to the Dipper the old Teddy Bear train was replace by two new PTC trains.