American Thunder

American Thunder
American Thunder red train 1.jpg
roller coaster
Six Flags St. Louis
Location Eureka, Missouri, USA
Status Operating since June 20, 2008
Cost $7,000,000 USD
Manufacturer Great Coasters International
Designer / calculations Jeff Pike
Type Wooden
Riders per train 24
Propulsion Chain lift hill
Height82 feet
Drop80 feet
Top speed48 mph
Length2713 feet

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.

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Trains[edit | edit source]

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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