|Designer / calculations||Curtis D. Summers|
|Type||Wooden - Terrain|
|Riders per train||24|
|Propulsion||Chain lift hill|
Top speed65 mph
Steepest drop47 degrees°
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Hercules was a wooden roller coaster located at Dorney Park in Allentown, Pennsylvania, USA. It operated from May 6, 1989 to September 1, 2003. It was built by Dinn Corporation and designed by Curtis D. Summers.
When the ride opened, it had the tallest drop in the world on a wooden roller coaster, however poor design and rough spots (especially at the turn at the bottom of the first drop) caused many riders to complain. This, and low ridership were most likely the reason of the ride's closure.
The ride has a terrain track layout.
|Roller coasters at Dorney Park|
|Present||Hydra The Revenge • Possessed • Steel Force • Stinger • Talon • Thunderhawk • Wild Mouse • Woodstock's Express|
|Former||Dragon Coaster • Flying Dutchman • Hercules • Kiddie Coaster • Laser • Scenic Railway • Steel First • Wild Mouse|