Goliath (Six Flags Great America)


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Goliath
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Six Flags Great America
Location Gurnee, Illinois, USA
Status Operating since June 19, 2014
Cost $10,000,000[1]
Replaced Iron Wolf
Statistics
Product Topper Track
Builder Rocky Mountain Construction
Designer / calculations Alan Schilke
Type Wooden
Riders per train 24
Propulsion Chain lift hill
Height 165 feet
Drop 180 feet
Top speed 72 mph
Length 3100 feet
Inversions 2
Drop angle 85°
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Goliath is a wooden roller coaster located at Six Flags Great America in Gurnee, Illinois, USA. It has been operating since 2014.

History

On August 29, 2013, Six Flags Great America announced the addition of Goliath.[2]

The ride was set to open on May 31, 2014, but the opening was delayed.[3] Goliath opened on June 19, 2014.[4]

Design

Elements

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. One train is red and the other is orange.

Images

References

External links

  • Goliath on the Roller Coaster DataBase.
Tallest wooden roller coaster drop
June 2014 - present
Preceded by
El Toro
Tallest wooden roller coaster drop
June 2014 - present
Succeeded by
None
Fastest wooden roller coaster
June 2014 - June 2016
Preceded by
El Toro
Fastest wooden roller coaster
June 2014 - June 2016
Succeeded by
Lightning Rod
Steepest wooden roller coaster
June 2014 - present
Preceded by
Outlaw Run
Steepest wooden roller coaster
June 2014 - present
Succeeded by
None


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