Giant Dipper (Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk)

Roller coaster in the United States
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Giant Dipper
Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
Location Santa Cruz, California, USA
Status Operating since May 17, 1924
Cost $50,000 USD
Manufacturer Arthur Looff
Designer / calculations Prior and Church Company
Type Wooden
Propulsion Chain lift hill
Height 70 feet
Drop 65 feet
Top speed 55 mph
Length 2640 feet
Inversions 0
Duration 1:52
Rolling stock
Manufacturer Prior and Church Company (1924-1983)
Morgan (1984-present)
Riders per train 24

Giant Dipper is an Arthur Looff wooden roller coaster located at Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk in Santa Cruz, California, USA.



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.

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Fastest roller coaster
1925 - 1964
Preceded by
Jack Rabbit
Fastest roller coaster
1925 - 1964
Succeeded by
Coney Island Cyclone