Corkscrew (model)

Corkscrew
Status Discontinued
First built Corkscrew (1975)
Last built Vortex (1982)
Statistics
Manufacturer
 Arrow Dynamics, USA
Type Steel
Riders per train 24
Propulsion Chain lift hill
Height 70 feet
Length 1250 feet

Corkscrew was a steel roller coaster designed by Arrow Development.

History

The first installation, Corkscrew at Knott's Berry Farm, opened in 1975. It was the first modern inverting roller coaster. Another three instalaltions opened across the United States that year.

Design

The main attraction of the layout was the double corkscrew element, after which it was named.

Trains

2 trains with 6 cars per train. In each car, riders are arranged 2 across in 2 rows, for a total of 24 riders per train.

Arrow Dynamics products