American Thunder

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American Thunder
American Thunder red train 1.jpg
Six Flags St. Louis
Location Eureka, Missouri, USA
Status Operating since June 20, 2008
Cost $7,000,000 USD
Statistics
Manufacturer Great Coasters International
Designer / calculations Jeff Pike
Type Wooden
Riders per train 24
Propulsion Chain lift hill
Height 82 feet
Drop 80 feet
Top speed 48 mph
Length 2713 feet
Inversions 0
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American Thunder is a wooden roller coaster located at Six Flags St. Louis in Eureka, Missouri, USA. The ride is a clone of Thunderbird at PowerLand in Finland. The ride originally opened as Evel Knievel until it got its current name in 2010.

History

The ride was officially announced in 2007.

Design

Trains

2 trains with 12 cars per train. In each car, riders are arranged 2 across in a single row, for a total of 24 riders per train.

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