Black Diamond

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Black Diamond
roller coaster
Knoebels Amusement Park
Location Elysburg, Pennsylvania, USA
Status Operating since October 8, 2011
Cost $2.25 million
Builder Philadelphia Toboggan Coasters
Designer / calculations John C. Allen
Type Steel - Enclosed
Propulsion Chain lift hill
Height35 feet

Black Diamond is an enclosed steel roller coaster at Knoebels Amusement Park. The ride is 35 feet tall. It was originally known as Golden Nugget at Dinosaur Beach.

It is the only steel roller coaster built by the Philadelphia Toboggan Company, who are more well known for building wooden roller coasters and trains.[1]

History[edit | edit source]

The roller coaster opened in 1960 as Golden Nugget on what was at the time Hunt's Pier in Wildwood, New Jersey.

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