Georgia Cyclone

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Georgia Cyclone
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Six Flags Over Georgia
Location Austell, Georgia, USA
Status Defunct
Operated March 24, 1990 to July 30, 2017
Cost $4 million
Height restriction 48 inches (122 cm)
Replaced by Twisted Cyclone
Statistics
Builder Dinn Corporation
Designer / calculations Curtis D. Summers
Type Wooden
Track layout Cyclone
Hourly capacity 1,200
Propulsion Chain lift hill
Height 95 feet
Drop 78.5 feet
Top speed 50 mph
Length 2970 feet
Inversions 0
Duration 1:48
Rolling stock
Manufacturer Philadelphia Toboggan Coasters
Riders per train 24
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Georgia Cyclone was a wooden roller coaster located at Six Flags Over Georgia in Austell, Georgia, USA.

History

Georgia Cyclone was built at a cost of approximately $4 million and opened on March 24, 1990.[1][2] In July 2017, Six Flags announced that Georgia Cyclone would close. Its last day of operation was July 30, 2017.

On August 31, 2017, Six Flags announced that Georgia Cyclone would be replaced by a Rocky Mountain Construction I-Box roller coaster named Twisted Cyclone.

Design

Georgia Cyclone featured a track layout that is a mirrored image of the original Cyclone which operates at Luna Park in Brooklyn, New York, USA.

References

  1. "Georgia Cyclone to take the brave on stormy ride", The Atlanta Constitution (March 19, 1990), pp. 13. Retrieved on November 17, 2020.
  2. "Six Flags Over Georgia", The Atlanta Constitution (May 26, 1990), pp. 165. Retrieved on November 17, 2020.

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