Cyclone (Luna Park)

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Coney Island Cyclone
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Luna Park
Location Brooklyn, New York, USA
Status Operating since June 26, 1927
Cost $175,000 USD
Statistics
Builder Harry C. Baker
Designer / calculations Vernon Keenan
Type Wooden
Track layout Cyclone
Riders per train 24
Propulsion Chain lift hill
Height85 feet
Top speed60 mph
Length2850.3 feet
Inversions0
Steepest drop58.6°
Duration1:50
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Cyclone is a wooden roller coaster located at Luna Park in Coney Island, Brooklyn, New York.

Recognition[edit | edit source]

The ride was declared a city landmark in 1988, and a national landmark in 1991. The Brooklyn Cyclones baseball team is named after the Cyclone.[1]

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External links[edit | edit source]

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    Cyclone on the Roller Coaster DataBase.
Fastest roller coaster
June 1927 – April 1976
Preceded by
Giant Dipper
Fastest roller coaster
June 1927 – April 1976
Succeeded by
Screamin' Eagle
Steepest roller coaster
June 1927 – 1935
Preceded by
Unknown
Steepest roller coaster
June 1927 – 1935
Succeeded by
Classic Coaster