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
Builder Rocky Mountain Construction
Designer / calculations Alan Schilke
Type Wooden
Product Topper Track
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

Goliath opened on June 19, 2014.

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.

Photo Gallery

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