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Kennywood

Kennywood
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Amusement park
Location
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West Mifflin, Pennsylvania, USA
Status Operating
Opened 1898
Owner Palace Entertainment
Website http://www.kennywood.com/
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Kennywood is an amusement park located in West Mifflin, Pennsylvania, USA. The park first opened in 1898 as a trolley park for the Monongahela Street Railway Company. Along with Rye Playland Park, it is one of only two amusement parks listed in the National Register of Historic Places. Kennywood is owned by Kennywood Entertainment, which until December 2007 was a closely held family business owned by the Henninger and McSwigan families. Kennywood Entertainment is now operated by Palace Entertainment, a subsidiary of Parques Reunidos, an international amusement park company based in Madrid, Spain.

Roller coasters[edit]

Present (7)[edit]

Name Manufacturer Type Opened Status
Exterminator Reverchon Spinning 1999 Operating
Jack Rabbit John A. Miller Wooden 1920 Operating
Lil' Phantom Molina & Sons Kiddie 1996 Operating
Phantom's Revenge Morgan Hyper 2001 Operating
Racer John A. Miller Racing 1927 Operating
Sky Rocket Premier Rides Sit-Down 2010 Operating
Thunderbolt Andy Vettel Wooden 1924 Operating

Past (12)[edit]

Name Manufacturer Type Opened Closed Relocated
Brownie Coaster William F. Mangels Powered 1928 1953? -
Dipper Andy Vettel Wooden 1948 1984 -
Gee Whiz Dip The Dips Fredrick Ingersol Wooden 1902 1921 -
Laser Loop Schwarzkopf Launched 1980 1990 La Feria Chapultepec Magico
Racer John A. Miller Wooden 1910 1926 -
Scenic Railway John A. Miller Wooden 1904 1910 -
Speed-O-Plane John A. Miller Wooden 1911 1923 -
Steel Phantom Arrow Dynamics 1991 2001 Converted to Phantom's Revenge
Steeplechase Unknown Racing 1903 1904 -
Teddy Bear Philadelphia Toboggan Coasters Wooden 1935 1947 -
Tickler William F. Mangels Wooden 1931 1952 -
Wild Mouse B. A. Schiff & Associates Wild Mouse 1958 1960 -