Comet (Great Escape)

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roller coaster
Great Escape
Location Queensbury, New York, USA
Status Operating since June 25, 1994
Height restriction 48 inches (122 cm)
Crystal Beach
Location Crystal Beach, Ontario, Canada
Operated May 22, 1948 to September 4, 1989
Cost $125,000.00 USD
Replaced Cyclone
Manufacturer Philadelphia Toboggan Coasters, Inc.
Designer / calculations Herbert Paul Schmeck
Type Wooden - Double Out and Back
Riders per train 24
Propulsion Chain lift hill
Height95 feet
Drop87 feet
Top speed55 mph
Length4197 feet
Go Fast Pass available - HELP

Comet is a wooden roller coaster located at The Great Escape & Splashwater Kingdom. Originally, the ride operated at Crystal Beach from 1948 to 1989.

Tallest roller coaster drop
1965 - April 10, 1976
Preceded by
Wildcat (Rocky Springs Park)
Tallest roller coaster drop
1965 - April 10, 1976
Succeeded by
Screamin' Eagle