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|Big Bad John|
|Type||Steel - Mine Train|
|Propulsion||3 Chain Lift hills|
Top speed37 mph
The River King Mine Train opened in June 1971, and was two similar roller coasters placed side-by-side, this ride being one. In 1987, this coaster closed and was standing but not operating in 1988, before being relocated to Dollywood. It operated from 1989 to 1999 as the Thunder Express. It was then moved to Magic Springs & Crystal Falls, where it reopened in 2002 as the Big Bad John.
|Roller coasters at Magic Springs & Crystal Falls|
|Present||Arkansas Twister • Big Bad John • Diamond Mine Run • Gauntlet • X Coaster|
|Former||Twist 'n' Shout|
|Roller coasters at Dollywood|
|Present||Blazing Fury • FireChaser Express • Lightning Rod • Mystery Mine • Tennessee Tornado • Thunderhead • Whistle Punk Chaser • Wild Eagle • unknown|
|Former||Thunder Express • Sideshow Spin|
|Roller coasters at Six Flags St. Louis|
|Present||American Thunder • Batman The Ride • Boomerang • Boss • Mr. Freeze: Reverse Blast • Ninja • Pandemonium • River King Mine Train • Screamin' Eagle|
|Former||Big Bend • Jet Stream • River King Mine Train • Rockin' Roller|