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|Builder||Philadelphia Toboggan Coasters, Inc.|
|Designer / calculations||Don Rosser, John C. Allen, William Cobb|
|Type||Wooden - Out and Back|
|Propulsion||Chain lift hill|
|Top speed||57 mph|
|Manufacturer||Philadelphia Toboggan Coasters|
|Riders per train||24|
Great American Scream Machine is an out and back wooden roller coaster located at Six Flags Over Georgia in Austell, Georgia, USA. It has been operating since 1973. Another coaster with the same name existed at Six Flags Great Adventure.
The roller coaster opened on March 31, 1973 as part of a new themed area called Cotton States Exposition of 1895.
In 2017, the Cotton States Exposition section became Metropolis and the Lickskillet area was expanded to include Great American Scream Machine.
Great American Scream Machine was given a major refurbishment in 2022.
Great American Scream Machine features an out-and-back layout that travels over the water with eleven drops. The color scheme of the ride is a combination of the colors, red, white, and blue; the colors found on the flag of the United States of America.
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- "Great American Scream Machine celebrates 20 years", The Times and Democrat (March 7, 1993), pp. 31. Retrieved on November 11, 2020.
- "Last chance to ride Scream Machine backwards this weekend". MDJ. https://www.mdjonline.com/news/last-chance-to-ride-scream-machine-backwards-this-weekend/article_05c77b24-554f-11e8-a94e-672f6be4fc83.html.
- "New ride, changes to Great American Scream Machine coming to Six Flags, White Water". https://www.wsbtv.com/entertainment/things-2-do/new-ride-changes-great-american-scream-machine-coming-six-flags-white-water/VYKRFJZHBNG7BFY7FJYN4UNXQE/.
- on the Roller Coaster DataBase.
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