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Steamin' Demon

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Steamin' Demon
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The corkscrew element.
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Great Escape
Location Queensbury, New York, USA
Status Operating since 1984
Statistics
Manufacturer Arrow Dynamics
Type Steel
Model / product Loop & Corkscrew
Propulsion Chain lift hill
Height95 feet
Top speed45 mph
Inversions3
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Steamin' Demon is a steel roller coaster located at The Great Escape & Splashwater Kingdom in Queensbury, New York, USA. It was built by Arrow Dynamics and opened at its current location in 1984.

Steamin' Demon was the second roller coaster built at Great Escape and the first with inversions.

History[edit | edit source]

The ride first operated at Pontchartrain Beach in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. It opened in 1978 and was called Ragin' Cajun. It closed in 1983 and was relocated to Great Escape, Queensbury, New York, where it opened the following year.

Design[edit | edit source]

Elements

The track is painted orange with yellow rails and the supports are painted blue.

Previously, the track was painted orange. The track supports were green and the corkscrew supports yellow.

Trains[edit | edit source]

Single train with 7 cars. In each car, riders are arranged 2 across in 2 rows for a total of 28 riders per train.