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Texas Giant

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roller coaster
New Texas Giant
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Six Flags Over Texas
Location Arlington, Texas, USA
Status Defunct
Operated March 17, 1990 to November 1, 2009
Cost $5,500,000 US
Statistics
Manufacturer Dinn Corporation
Designer / calculations Curtis D. Summers
Type Wooden
Riders per train 24
Hourly capacity 1,600
Propulsion Chain lift hill
Height143 feet
Drop137 feet
Top speed62 mph
Length4,920 feet
Inversions0
Steepest drop53°
Duration2:00
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Texas Giant was a wooden roller coaster located at Six Flags Over Texas in Arlington, Texas, USA. On November 1, 2009, the ride closed. It was replaced by the New Texas Giant steel roller coaster, which follows a similar layout and uses much of the Texas Giant's supports. The ride opened as the tallest wooden coaster in the world on March 17, 1990.

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3 trains with 6 cars per train. In each car, riders are arranged 2 across in 2 rows for a total of 24 riders per train. They were built by Philadelphia Toboggan Coasters, Inc.