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Blue Streak (Cedar Point)

Blue Streak (Cedar Point)

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roller coaster
Blue Streak
Cedar Point
Location Sandusky, Ohio, USA
Status Operating since May 23, 1964
Cost $200,000 USD
Height restriction 48 inches (122 cm)
Manufacturer Philadelphia Toboggan Coasters, Inc.
Designer / calculations Frank F. Hoover, John C. Allen
Type Wooden
Riders per train 24
Hourly capacity 1,400
Propulsion Chain lift hill
Height78 feet
Drop72 feet
Top speed40 mph
Length2,558 feet
Steepest drop45°
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Blue Streak is a wooden out and back roller coaster located at Cedar Point in Sandusky, Ohio, USA. The ride is the oldest operating roller coaster at the park, as it opened on May 23, 1964.

On April 26, 2013, Blue Streak was damaged when a construction vehicle backed into its turnaround. No major damage occurred and repairs were carried out quickly.

Name[edit | edit source]

The ride was named after "The Blue Streaks", the nickname of the Sandusky High School athletic teams.

Color scheme[edit | edit source]

The ride hasn't always been pale blue. When Blue Streak opened, it was unpainted.

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