Comet (Great Escape)

Roller coaster
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Great Escape
Location Queensbury, New York, USA
Status Operating since June 25, 1994
Rider height 48 inch minimum
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 - Hybrid
Track layout Double Out and Back
Riders per train 24
Propulsion Chain lift hill
Height 95 feet
Drop 87 feet
Top speed 55 mph
Length 4197 feet
Inversions 0
Duration 2:00

Comet is a wooden roller coaster located at Great Escape in Queensbury, New York, USA. Originally, the ride operated at Crystal Beach from 1948 to 1989.[1]



2 trains with 4 cars per train. Riders are arranged 2 across in 3 rows for a total of 24 riders per train.



External links

  • Comet on the Roller Coaster DataBase.
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

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