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|Designer / calculations||John A. Miller|
|Propulsion||Chain lift hill|
Top speed45 mph
The Roller Coaster is a wooden roller coaster located at Lagoon in Farmington, Utah, USA. It was designed by John A. Miller and opened in 1921, making it the seventh oldest roller coaster operating today.
History[edit | edit source]
When it opened in 1921, the Roller Coaster was the second coaster to be built at the park.
In 2007, Roller Coaster became an ACE Coaster Landmark, due to being a 'classic coaster'. The park has also decided not to continue painting the Roller Coaster white; now using natural colored treated wood to replace older portions as needed, meaning it will turn brown as the wood is gradually replaced.
For the 2018 season, the Roller Coaster received new trains from Great Coasters International.
Name[edit | edit source]
The ride has never really had a name other than simply "Roller Coaster". It is often called the "White Roller Coaster" by locals.
Layout[edit | edit source]
The ride begins with a turn out the station which leads to the lift hill. Guests reach heights of 60 feet before plummeting down the first drop and over a hill, then back up again into the west turn. A series of air-time hills follow, getting smaller as the velocity of the train drops. There are two more turns, then the train returns to the station.
Train capacity[edit | edit source]
|Roller coasters at Lagoon|
|Present||Bat • Bombora • Cannibal • Colossus The Fire Dragon • Jet Star 2 • Puff The Little Fire Dragon • Roller Coaster • Spider • Wicked • Wild Mouse|
|Former||Little Roller Coaster • New Wilder Wild Mouse • Scenic Railway|