Classic Coaster (Washington State Fair)

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Classic Coaster
Washington State Fair
Location Puyallup, Washington, USA
Status Operating since 1935
Statistics
Designer / calculations John A. Miller
Type Wooden - Out and Back
Propulsion Chain lift hill
Height 55 feet
Drop 52 feet
Top speed 50 mph
Length 2650 feet
Inversions 0
Duration 1:45
Rolling stock
Manufacturer Unknown (1935-1949)
Prior & Church (1950-present)
Riders per train 16
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Classic Coaster is a wooden roller coaster located at Washington State Fair in Puyallup, Washington, USA.

History

The coaster originally opened as a side friction coaster, and used the trains from the Scenic Railway at Oaks Amusement Park. The coaster got an overhaul in 1950, turning it into a normal wooden coaster with trains made by Prior & Church. These trains where purchased from the defunct Giant Dipper at Happyland Park.

Design

Elements

Trains

3 trains with 8 cars per train. Riders are arranged 2 across in a single row for a total of 16 riders per train.

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