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Comet (Hersheypark)

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Comet
Comet lift.jpg
The first section of Comet.
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Hersheypark
Location Hershey, Pennsylvania, USA
Status Operating since 1946
Statistics
Builder Philadelphia Toboggan Coasters, Inc.
Designer / calculations Herbert Paul Schmeck
Type Wooden
Riders per train 24
Hourly capacity 950
Propulsion Chain lift hill
Height84 feet
Drop78 feet
Top speed50 mph
Length3,360 feet
Inversions0
Duration1:48
HELP
The first drop on Comet.

Comet is a wooden roller coaster located at Hersheypark in Hershey, Pennsylvania, USA. It was designed by Herbert Paul Schmeck, built by Philadelphia Toboggan Coasters with construction overseen by Frank F. Hoover.

Design[edit | edit source]

Comet's design consists of several "bunny hills" that provide riders with several instances of airtime.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Comet's first drop is nicknamed the "Chocolate Drop".
  • During the event, Hersheypark in the Dark, the ride is dubbed Ichabod's Train.